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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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Guinness Forced To Recognize Bigger Record Book

LONDON—Once thought to be the most definitive reference of its kind, Guinness World Records was forced to formally recognize The Ultimate Book of World Records as the world's largest collection of exceptional human achievements and natural phenomena, its publishers announced Tuesday.

"One of our guys went to the bookstore to verify it, and yes, The Ultimate Book lists 57 more world records than Guinness, though the arrangement of the topics is very confusing," a Guinness spokesman said. "Many of the records are pretty trivial and were clearly put in to outdo us, like 'Largest Cookie Wrapped in Cellophane' and 'Widest Lint Brush.'"

Guinness subsequently announced that it would introduce a "Most Prestigious Record Book" category in its 2008 edition.

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

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