Jennifer Lawrence Did a Shot Before Going Into the Oscars Press Room and Here’s the ResultS

Jennifer Lawrence Did a Shot Before Going Into the Oscars Press Room and Here's the Result

Plucky actress Jennifer Lawrence is now Academy Award-winning plucky actress Jennifer Lawrence and her irreverent, straight-talkin' routine was on full display in the Oscars' press room last night. She announced to the room that she took a shot and then got jokingly belligerent (in her "hey idiots" kinda way) when a journalist asked her about tripping en route to accept her trophy for Best Actress. "Was that on purpose? Absolutely," said Lawrence. "What do you mean, 'What happened?' Look at my dress." Idiot. More »


Jennifer Lawrence Did a Shot Before Going Into the Oscars Press Room and Here’s the ResultSFirst Lady of U.S. Awards ‘Best Picture' Oscar to CIA Propaganda

Michelle Obama, the First Lady of the United States, appeared live via satellite at the Academy Awards on Sunday night to announce that Ben Affleck's CIA-in-Iran romp Argo had won the Best Picture Oscar. Yes, that Michelle Obama, the wife of the commander in chief, surrounded by service members in shiny full dress uniforms, bantering with Jack Nicholson and celebrating a movie that itself celebrates a successful collaboration between America's film industry and its intelligence industry. More »


Jennifer Lawrence Did a Shot Before Going Into the Oscars Press Room and Here’s the ResultHere Are All of Seth MacFarlane's Predictable Sexist, Homophobic, and Racist Oscar Jokes

At this point there's no question that Seth MacFarlane was a terrible Oscar host. Not only were his jokes unfunny, tired, self-centered and boring, but also incredibly sexist, homophobic and racist. Boob jokes. Diet jokes. "No homo" jokes. Rape jokes. Abuse jokes. Slave jokes. Jew jokes. More »


Jennifer Lawrence Did a Shot Before Going Into the Oscars Press Room and Here’s the ResultWatch Oscar Nominees Lose Again and Again

Oscars host Seth MacFarlane closed out the show alongside proud pipsqueak Kristin Chenoweth with an original musical number dedicated to the night's losers. Since it was dreadful (and murmured as if MacFarlane and Chenoweth knew to be embarrassed), we can do better. Here's a proper ode to the losers: the exact moment that the nominees lost (and one won) looped for eternity. More »


Jennifer Lawrence Did a Shot Before Going Into the Oscars Press Room and Here’s the ResultSBest Animated Short Film Producer Kicked Out of Oscars for Throwing Paper Airplanes

When Paperman won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short early in the Oscar telecast, the film's producer, Christina Reed, threw three or four paper airplanes covered in kisses from the Dolby Theater's mezzanine. More »


Jennifer Lawrence Did a Shot Before Going Into the Oscars Press Room and Here’s the ResultSThe Gawker Oscars Live-Blog

A naked Ken doll spray painted gold: everyone wants one, but not everyone can have one because Seth MacFarlane didn't order enough. It's time for the 85th annual Academy Awards! We'll be live-blogging the Oscars all night here (and @Gawker on Twitter). We welcome you to come at us with your own observations, bitchy asides, and 3,000 word meditations on the concept of "celebrity." More »


Jennifer Lawrence Did a Shot Before Going Into the Oscars Press Room and Here’s the ResultSWho What Wear?: the Best and Worst of the Oscar Red Carpet

Unless they get invited to a coronation or a really fancy funeral, the Oscars are the dressiest event most stars will ever attend. Whose beautiful gown will prompt Ryan Seacrest to shed his first, genuine tear? Who will wear pink even though they are a redhead? Who will forget the name of the lowly tailor who spun their jumpsuit out of gold? We'll be picking apart all the hits and misses as the stars sidle down the red carpet. More »


Jennifer Lawrence Did a Shot Before Going Into the Oscars Press Room and Here’s the ResultSBehind the Scenes With Jack Nicholson, Lily Tomlin and Michael Douglas at the 1976 Academy Awards

The members of TVTV (Top Value Television), the 1970s guerrilla video group I cofounded, were among the first to exploit the then brand-new portable video camera. We took them to big events and turned the cameras away from the spectacle and on to the people; almost no one had seen one before, and there were no rules about how to use them, or act in front of them-not even among Oscar nominees like Mike Douglas, Jack Nicholson and Lily Tomlin, all of whom were captured by the group in 1976 for TVTV Goes the Oscars. More »