I’m doing my best to come back from a post-amazing hiatus. To do that, I spent a lot of time watching TV last night. And then I watched more today. Don’t ask me how I kept my five year old niece out of the room while I watched Dexter. It wasn’t pretty. Either way, four things were on television last night, and I intend to run them down for you in a rapid and haphazard fashion consistent with someone who is still dodging a five-year-old looking to play spaceship with my laptop’s new hard drive. Here is what I watched from Sunday night in order of best to worst.
This year’s 85th annual Academy Awards, hosted by Seth MacFarlane, have garnered a whole lot of bad press because of Seth’s” tame-by-his-standard sexist humor” and the rape references of his “vapidly boring Boob Song.” He lacked the capacity to take lowbrow humor content and raise the quality of the delivery even a smidgen. But the Oscars’ hosts never seem to satisfy the critics nor viewers. How many hosts of the last few Oscars have gotten generally positive responses? Let us recap. Continue reading