Tina Fey and Amy Poehler were a scream as hosts of the Golden Globes last night. They were wicked, witty, and spontaneous, and added some lovely tones of mirthful mockery to the proceedings, which could otherwise bog down in self congratulation.
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If Seth MacFarlane can do even half as well at the Oscars, it will be a success.
When the Family Guy creator and Emma Stone (who always looked like a vavoomy version of Stewie to me) made the announcement of the nominations last week, I'll admit I was initially unnerved.
Seth's hairline looked a tad artificial--sort of like Ted's--and he seemed a little nervous and self-conscious.
But once he and Stone got into the swing of joke-tossing, I thought it was very funny, even if I liked it better when the announcers pretended they were learning who the nominees were along with the rest of the world, rather than do shtick that was obviously worked out in advance.More »