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Academy Awards

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  • David Letterman bests Joaquin Phoenix

    David Letterman bests Joaquin Phoenix
    From Michael Sragow Gets Reel: Joaquin Phoenix, looking choir-boy clean and "Entourage"-slick in a grey suit, white shirt and dark tie, told David Letterman last night that his extended pose as a burned-out actor/would-be rap star was supposed to explore...
  • 'America's Got Talent': Precious' mom, Fame rejects, and yo-yos

     
    Chris in KS takes on last night's AGT. Take it away, Chris!:Well, we’ve had a lot of rain over the past week here in the Midwest, but thankfully no more severe weather other than some flooding like we had during......
  • 'The Biggest Loser' turns into sob fest

     
    Here's John-John on the latest "Biggest Loser":I know the Academy Awards were a couple weeks ago, but last night’s episode of “The Biggest Loser” had more dramatic tears than a Meryl Streep movie mixed with a sack of freshly cut......
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap:

     
    Here's Bucky on last night's Amazing Race. Take it away, Bucky!This week’s leg of The Amazing Race is up against the Oscars, which is probably a hard choice for some people, but not for me. Because they increased the number......
  • Catchy food slogans like...er

     
    Midnight Sun Sam and I were discussing food slogans, brought about by my saying that the new Milan in the Harbor East/Little Italy area is the only restaurant I can think of around here that has a slogan: "Where food......
  • 'American Idol': It's results time

     
    Who's going home tonight? You all had a lot of predictions based on last night's episode, but the general consensus was that it will be Lil. After a whole lotta filler, we shall see for sure.Starting with the weekly Ford......
  • 'Celebrity Apprentice': another oversold meltdown

     
    Did you hear that Dennis Rodman melted down on last night's Celebrity Apprentice? Major! Meltdown!At least according to all the ads on NBC, ads on the Web, Tweets from Annie Duke, etc. Then when it finally happened, it was weird......
  • 'The Amazing Race': more laughs *and* more tears

     
    Finally got caught up on The Amazing Race last night after working until 1:30 a.m. the night before for the Oscars. Whew!I didn't think anything would come close to last week's hilarity of rolling 50-pound wheels of cheese, but the......
  • Phelps' voyage

    Phelps' voyage
    Michael Phelps was 15 years old the day he returned home to Rodgers Forge from his first Olympic Games in 2000. He had finished 5th in the 200-meter butterfly in Sydney, Australia, even though he was mostly ears and arms at that point, and it seemed as...
  • Mayor Sheila Dixon a fan of pricey Jimmy Choo shoes

    "I lost my Choo!" In one of the more quoted scenes from the TV series Sex and the City, that's what Carrie cries in exasperation when one of her expensive Jimmy Choo sandals falls off during a dash to the Staten Island Ferry. Mayor Sheila Dixon, who...
  • Why did Oscars leave 'Hairspray' high and dry?

    Not a single Oscar nomination for Hairspray? Something's not right here. No disrespect to the five Best Picture contenders, but Hairspray was more fun and displayed more energy than any of them. This musical ode to the transcendent joys of dance and...
  • Globes honor 'Brokeback,' 'Walk the Line'

    The cowboy romance Brokeback Mountain led the Golden Globes yesterday with four prizes, including best dramatic film and the directing honor for Ang Lee. It was a triumphant night for films dealing with homosexuality and transsexuality. Along with the...