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What You Need To Know About Last Night’s Oscars Debacle

Many viewers were left wondering about the sequence of events that led to the initial erroneous declaration of ‘La La Land’ as the Best Picture winner at the Academy Awards Sunday instead of the real winner, ‘Moonlight’. The Onion breaks down what you need to know about this fiasco.

Brad Pitt Sidelined 6 To 8 Weeks With Red Carpet Toe

LOS ANGELES—Saying doctors strongly recommended that he stay off the injured foot, representatives for Brad Pitt confirmed to reporters Sunday that the actor was sidelined six to eight weeks with a case of red carpet toe.

The Onion’s 2017 Oscar Picks

The 89th Academy Awards features a more diverse slate of film and actor nominees than in past years, though the ceremony could still field #OscarsSoWhite criticism. Here are The Onion’s picks for who should take home the coveted Oscar statuettes:
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A Year Without Movies Or TV?

Hollywood is on edge over potential actors' and writers' strikes next year, which would cripple the television and film industries. What do you think about these looming work stoppages?
  • "My God. Episodes of Titus might have to be rationed to one a month."

    Ben Upchurch Carpet Installer
  • "The commercial actors have been on strike for five months, and just look how the quality has slipped. That new Buick Regal ad is a huge disappointment."

    Robert Anders Systems Analyst
  • "How am I supposed to get by on the hundreds of thousands of movies and TV shows that have already been made?"

    Dana Demuth Librarian
  • "It sickens me that these studio overlords refuse to give in to these poor actors' simple demand for seared foie gras with young arugula and cherry chutney in their catering spreads."

    Ken Watson Auto Mechanic
  • "I was deeply moved when Jenna Elfman stood up on that ABC-sweatshop table holding a 'Union' sign."

    Andrea Leach Speech Pathologist
  • "I'm only supporting the strike because I don't want to get on David Hyde Pierce's bad side."

    Larry Odomes Bond Trader
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