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Mo’Nique: Lee Daniels blackballed me after Precious Oscar win

Mo’Nique: Lee Daniels blackballed me after Precious Oscar win

By | February 19, 2015 at 9:00 pm | No comments

We all remember Mo’Nique, right? The standup badass turned sitcom star turned serious movie actress turned dark horse Oscar winner? Yeah, about that Oscar win… turns out it may not have been the career jolt for Mo’ that it normally is for others. Which explains why we...

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Homer Simpson reveals the “ugly truth” about the Oscars (Photo)

Homer Simpson reveals the “ugly truth” about the Oscars (Photo)

By | March 5, 2014 at 11:51 am | No comments

You might have missed Homer Simpson at the Oscars this past Sunday. That might be because the other celebrities were keeping him out of the limelight! The beloved animated father posted on Twitter what really happened during Ellen DeGeneres' (well, technically Bradley Cooper...

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Ellen DeGeneres plays nice, crashes Twitter during Oscars hosting duties (Video)

Ellen DeGeneres plays nice, crashes Twitter during Oscars hosting duties (Video)

By | March 3, 2014 at 11:29 am | One comment

Comedian Ellen DeGeneres returned to the Academy Awards last night to host a fun and friendly Oscars ceremony for the second time. After an edgy performance last year by host Seth MacFarlane, DeGeneres kept the jabs light-hearted and embarrassing moment exposures to a minimum...

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Ellen DeGeneres dresses up, gets down in musical Oscars teaser (Video)

Ellen DeGeneres dresses up, gets down in musical Oscars teaser (Video)

By | December 19, 2013 at 10:09 pm | No comments

In this just released teaser for the Oscars -- going down live on ABC on Sunday March 2 -- show host Ellen Degeneres dons a sharp tuxedo and is joined by 250 dancers. With the help of Fitz and The Tantrums (the song) and Paul Feig (the director) this teaser does a good job...

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In response to The Onion’s apology to Quvenzhané Wallis, former Onion staffers mock apologize

In response to The Onion’s apology to Quvenzhané Wallis, former Onion staffers mock apologize

By | February 25, 2013 at 10:59 pm | 4 comments

Earlier today The Onion's CEO Steve Hannah issued an apology for an Oscars-night tweet from the satirical newspaper's official Twitter feed, wherein 9-year-old actress Quvenzhané Wallis (nominated in the lead actress category for her work in Beasts of the Southern Wild) was...

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Should The Onion apologize for calling Quvenzhané Wallis a c*nt? (Update)

Should The Onion apologize for calling Quvenzhané Wallis a c*nt? (Update)

By | February 25, 2013 at 10:08 am | 20 comments

UPDATE: 2:10 pm EST -- The Onion has apologized. The full statement is below: On behalf of The Onion, I offer my personal apology to Quvenzhané Wallis and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the tweet that was circulated last night during the Oscars. It...

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Watch Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington do live Oscar stuff (Live feed)

Watch Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington do live Oscar stuff (Live feed)

By | February 24, 2013 at 8:04 pm | No comments

Thanks to the fine folks at ThingX.com, true comedy fans get to watch Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington (aka Neil Hamburger) cover the Oscars. Check out the live feed below! Be sure to subscribe to the weekly Laughspin Podcast on iTunes or on SoundCloud for all the...

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Oscar nominees Jessica Chastain, Sally Field, Bradley Cooper tolerate Zach Galifianakis (Video)

Oscar nominees Jessica Chastain, Sally Field, Bradley Cooper tolerate Zach Galifianakis (Video)

By | February 13, 2013 at 12:11 am | No comments

I don't want to give anything away in this video -- Part 2 of the Between Two Ferns Oscar special (Part One is here) -- but I'd just like to say that I hope Zach Galifianakis and Bradley Cooper can put their differences aside so that they can deliver yet another slightly...

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Zach Galifianakis insults Jennifer Lawrence, Naomi Watts, Amy Adams, more Oscar nominees (Video)

Zach Galifianakis insults Jennifer Lawrence, Naomi Watts, Amy Adams, more Oscar nominees (Video)

By | February 11, 2013 at 9:32 pm | One comment

With the 85th Academy Awards just around the corner -- Feb. 24 to be precise -- it makes sense that Zach Galifianakis would sit down with some of this year's Oscar nominees, right? Wrong. Of course not. And that's why this special edition of Between Two Ferns is...

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