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Diversity Reigns At Oscars, Tantrums Continue

March 3, 2019 by

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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ It’s amazing that ABC broadcast an overlong Academy Awards show where no one mocked Donald Trump by name. There were just a few snarky remarks about walls, but that’s pretty much it. But it’s equally bizarre that the Oscar for Best Picture went to Green Book – about […]

Avalanche! Oscars Ratings Take Massive Tumble, Fall 19 Percent From 2017

March 6, 2018 by

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By Curtis Houck ~ UPDATE, 4:25 p.m. Eastern: The final numbers are in for the 2018 and it was even worse than the preliminary rating as the final number hit only 26.5 million viewers, down 19 percent from 2017’s 32.9 million viewers. Regardless, it marked an all time low with a smaller audience than the […]

The Trouble With Oscar

March 2, 2017 by

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By Colonel Kenneth Allard (U.S. Army, Ret) ~ It was the greatest Oscar moment since they gave the golden statue to Al Gore, the Greatest Ham of All Time. (Idle thought: Should they change the name of the cold-cut company to “Gore’s Head?”) The irony of that wondrous occasion had been made even more delicious […]

Hollywood Gets Political Before The Oscars Begin

February 27, 2017 by

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By Sarah Stites ~ Michael Moore predicted that political Oscars speeches would be well received this year. But before the spiels even got under way, stars were making a statement on the red carpet. Dakota Johnson and “La La Land” Oscar nominee Emma Stone both wore Planned Parenthood pins, while Ruth Negga, Barry Jenkins and Lin-Manuel Miranda wore […]

Oscars So Political: Biden To Introduce Lady Gaga And Anti-Rape Song

February 26, 2016 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Once again, Team Obama can’t keep itself out of the annual Academy Awards show. The White House announced Thursday that Vice President Biden will appear to introduce Lady Gaga singing an Oscar-nominated song about sexual assault. Biden, hailed as the shepherd of the “Violence Against Women Act,” voted against both the […]

Al Sharpton Seeing Red Over All-White Oscars

January 20, 2015 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ I do not care who was nominated for the 2015 Oscars and I care even less about what the Rev. Al Sharpton has to say about the fact that this year no blacks were nominated in any category. The Oscars are about films, not race, but you wouldn’t know that from […]

The 20 Richest Oscar Winners of All Time

February 27, 2012 by

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By Noel Sheppard ~ As today is Oscars Sunday, we thought you might like to glimpse at just how wealthy some of the previous winners are/have been courtesy our friends at Celebrity Net Worth. Remove consumables from your mouth and combustibles from computer proximity for some of these figures are likely to make you gasp: […]