Tag Archives: Academy Awards

Investing In The Oscars

The Devil appeared at my front door in an impeccably tailored tuxedo.  He looked like he’d just stepped off the cover of a fashion magazine. Meanwhile, I was schlepping around in ratty sweatpants, my Nite Show fleece, and a Yankees … Continue reading

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The Statue of the Damned

“You know what I like most about the Oscars?” The Devil asked as he passed me the platter of his Hellfire Wings. “Checking to make sure that you are better dressed than any of the men in attendance?” I quipped … Continue reading

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The Oscars’ Alarming Lack Of Star Wars Diversity

The Academy Awards are tonight, Modern Philosophers, and I really don’t care. As a screenwriter, NYU Film School graduate, and card carrying Film Nerd, the Oscars are supposed to be my celluloid version of the Super Bowl. By now, I … Continue reading

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And The Oscar Goes To…Hell!

“I cannot wait for the Academy Awards to start!” I declared excitedly as I handed The Devil an ice cold Snapple. For once, I was dressed almost as nicely as my frequent house guest.  Since the Oscars were on tonight, … Continue reading

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I Advise You To Prepare For Great Popularity Tonight

Dear Modern Philosopher, It seems so strange calling you that, Austin, but this is your blog, so I will obey your commandments. Sorry.  Just a nervous attempt at humor. I usually send my Archangel down to deliver my messages to … Continue reading

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My Top 5 Alternate Oscar Dates (Male)

In last night’s Think Tank post, I challenged you to decide which movie character you would choose to be your guest at this year’s Academy Awards ceremony. I mentioned that it was so difficult for me to narrow it down … Continue reading

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Friday Night Think Tank: Your Oscar Date

Happy Friday, Modern Philosophers! We made it through another week, and I’ve managed to survive despite this cold that has been nagging me since last weekend.  I bought some expectorant when I went grocery shopping tonight, so I’m hopeful that … Continue reading

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