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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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Independent Baking Scene Apparently Worth A Documentary

SEATTLE—A string of independent bakeries in the Seattle area apparently provided enough material to warrant a 73-minute documentary titled Rise: The Resurgence Of The Artisanal Bakery, 27-year-old Netflix browser Cyrus Wall observed Sunday. "I guess someone decided this local baking scene was worth shooting and editing an entire movie about," said Wall, noting that his residence in Seattle and previous interest in a documentary about rustic cabinet making probably led to the film being recommended to him by Netflix. "Apparently, there's some kind of story to tell about these three traditional bakers and an upstart gluten-free baker, so I guess that's why this is a thing." After hovering over the play button for fifteen seconds, Wall opted instead to watch a documentary about cast-iron chair manufacturers in Boise, ID.

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