Posts tagged "Oscars"

The Oscars: My favorite all timers that may or may not have won a golden statue

The Oscars: My favorite all timers that may or may not have won a golden statue
Every year the world gears up for The Oscars. Hollywood’s best of the best. I don’t always agree with the Academy on their choices and I’ll be curious to see how things fare this evening. This year of movies was more about individual performances instead of actual films. I didn’t love the ones I saw,... Read more »

Celebrity fascination: why are we so taken in by those who are "famous"?

Celebrity fascination: why are we so taken in by those who are "famous"?
A few days ago I wrote a blog that was directed at Kim Kardashian and her complaining about her pregnancy. Granted, anyone who has gone through pregnancy and childbirth at one point or another may have had complaints. We do go through body changes, we do gain weight and we do have to squeeze that baby... Read more »

An unexpected debate: the Billy Crystal controversy continues

Yesterday I wrote about the backlash over Billy Crystals portrayal of Sammy Davis, Jr. on the Oscars. I did not expect the comments that I received and was surprised at some of the accusations that were made against my character. I choose to write this blog to express my freedom of speech and opinion. That... Read more »
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Billy Crystal's blackface controversy: Puhleeeease

Billy Crystal's blackface controversy: Puhleeeease
Often I wonder if people just enjoy stirring up trouble. I have known several of this personality type over the years and quite frankly, I wish those people would exert their energies more usefully. Last nights Oscar telecast included a short bit of host Billy Crystal in black make-up (actually brown if you want to... Read more »

Oscars were boring and predictable but I'll never stop watching them

Tonight my nine year old great nephew asked me what The Oscars were. I tried my best to explain that they were awards or “prizes” for the people who act in movies. He left the room to watch “Minute to Win It”. Maybe I should have done the same but no matter how boring The... Read more »