‘You lose, again’: Shannon Watts’ attempt to lecture NRA about #Oscars security backfires

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Last night’s Academy Awards, like many before it, was protected by heavily armed security. The NRA spotted some irony given the fact that many in attendance are among those who believe that guns don’t make people safer: Shannon Watts of the Michael Bloomberg-funded Moms Demand Action group tried to school the NRA: And the point […]

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The 17 Most Awesome Moments Of “Everything Is Awesome” Live At The Oscars

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Those Lego Oscars were more awesome than the real thing, right? 1. This awesome Lego choir, which featured the talents of a panda, President Abraham Lincoln, and a mummy. View this image › ABC 2. The awesome talents of twin sister duo Tegan and Sara! View this image › ABC 3. This awesome, oversized Lazy […]

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Scarlett Johansson Says That Kiss From John Travolta Was Totally Not Weird

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It’s official: “There is nothing strange, creepy or inappropriate about John Travolta.” 1. Remember this creep-o moment at the Oscars when John Travolta leaned in to kiss Scarlett Johansson? View this image › Kevin Mazur / WireImage 2. And ScarJo was all, “NOPE”. View this image › Kevin Mazur / WireImage 3. Well, turns out […]

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Academy president asks ‘elephant in the room’ to leave

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Almost as if they’d planned it that way, the Screen Actors Guild awards presentation was a rebuke to the Motion Picture Academy’s dour announcement that it was “heartbroken” about the nomination of all white actors and would do something “immediately” to rectify the situation. In the meantime, SAG Awards went to Idris Elba, Viola Davis, […]

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15 Reasons Ava DuVernay Is Your New Fashion Icon

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When she’s not behind the camera, Ava DuVernay steals the show. Here are 15 of the Selma director’s most stunning red-carpet looks. 1. There are endless reasons to admire writer-director Ava DuVernay: She became the first black woman to win Best Director at the Sundance Film Festival in 2012, and has been crafting powerful, diverse […]

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Ha! Liza Minelli was almost in Ellen #Oscars selfie, then this happened [pic]

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http://twitter.com/#!/elizabethdanger/status/440333263869997056 Oh dear. Liza Minelli was almost in the now famous and record-breaking Ellen DeGeneres Oscars Selfie. But this happened: http://twitter.com/#!/indiaknight/status/440414424512610304 The arm reaching up … gasping! http://twitter.com/#!/indiaknight/status/440414575205572608 Snicker. http://twitter.com/#!/nazmraz/status/440402906227822592 Sad or hilarious? Perhaps both. Twitter users can’t get enough of it. http://twitter.com/#!/HelenMerrills/status/440415241772748800 http://twitter.com/#!/mi_shmash/status/440414617555443712 http://twitter.com/#!/OneWriter/status/440415288761520128 It really wasn’t. http://twitter.com/#!/CathyOtanicar/status/440330713142140928 http://twitter.com/#!/jmikemac/status/440387599522627584 http://twitter.com/#!/henriksen1/status/440333373555228672 http://twitter.com/#!/justanahi/status/440338258031943680 And these Twitter […]

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Lady Gaga Slayed Her “Sound Of Music” Tribute And Everyone Still Has Chills

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“YAAASS GAGA YAAASS.” –the internet 1. So you probably STILL have chills from Lady Gaga’s EPIC tribute at the Oscars to The Sound of Music. View this image › Kevin Winter / Getty Images 2. People got really excited, really fast. “the hills are alive with the sound of your APPLAUSE, APPLAUSE, APPLAUSE.” — YrBFF […]

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