Tag Archives: The Oscars

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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How To Date Like An Oscar Contender

The Academy Awards are this weekend, Modern Philosophers, and as a screenwriter, it has always been my dream to win an Oscar. Just like it’s always been my dream to find true love and live happily ever after. I haven’t … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Coffee Club: Leap Day 2016

Happy Leap Day, Modern Philosophers! Of course, it stands to reason that when they add an extra day to the calendar, it’s a Monday.  Why didn’t anyone think this out and add an extra Saturday or Sunday? The Oscars were … 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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Friday Night Think Tank: Mad About Magazines Edition

Happy Friday, Modern Philosophers!  As I tap out this post on my trusty laptop, rain is pounding down on The House on the Hill like something out of a disaster flick.  Thunder and lightning are battling for control of the … Continue reading

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