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Oscar Gets Ornery

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Heather at Dancing Brave thinks the Oscars are going ghetto. We think they are going interesting. First, a confession: we're not a fan of awards shows. We find them boring so the idea of Chris Rock harassing stuffy Hollywood types who are believing their own hype at the Academy Awards is amusing to us. We're pretty sure that there's only so far you can go with sanitizing Chris Rock at a live event with a live mic so the banter between him and attendees should be 4 parts hilarious and 6 parts uncomfortable most of the time.

Nothing wrong with that. Come on, wouldn't it be just great to see Rock walk towards Scorsese like he was going to give him the best director award only to say "Psych!" and shuffle pass it to Clint Eastwood? LAist will tell you this much, if that happens, we'll be laughing instead of snoozing and drooling on the couch like we normally are by that time in the show.