In keeping with the current reality of everything coming down to race in our supposedly post-racial nation (as expected and promised–but not fulfilled–by the election of Obama), controversy is brewing over a lack of Academy Awards nominations for black actors, directors, or movies:
Outrage erupted online Thursday about the lack of diversity in this year’s Academy Awards nominations, and stars are continuing to weigh in.
Posted in Ageism, Holidays, Ideology, Open Threads, Racism, Sexism
Tagged Academy Awards, BGI, demographics, NBA, open thread, Oscars, quotas, racism, Sexism
It’s Oscar night and the guerrilla street artist has struck again. This artist deserves an Academy Award:
Outstanding performance by a merry-andrew !
Posted in Ideology, National Policy, Open Threads, Satire
Tagged Academy Awards, Barack Hussein Obama II, Lenin, Mystery Artist, Oczars, open thread, Oscars, Sub-par artist