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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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'St. Elsewhere' PA Grilled By Howie Mandel's Biographer

LOS ANGELES— Bryant Coleman, author of the forthcoming Howie Mandel biography Howie Did What He Did, spent three hours Monday interrogating former St. Elsewhere production assistant Gary Alexander, pressing him for candid details on the comedian. "He must have had 50 questions about Howie's on-set catering preferences, Howie's opinions on Dave Grusin's theme music for the show, and amusing stethoscope anecdotes involving Howie," said Alexander, 45, who now works as an accountant in Van Nuys, CA. "He kept asking if the cast and crew knew back then that Howie was going to be a huge star, and went on and on about how funny Walk Like A Man is." Alexander added that he blocked Coleman from his cell phone after the author called him 15 times to confirm the specific dates and locations of various incidents in which Mandel stretched a latex glove over his head and inflated it with his nostrils.

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