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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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Top 5 Best-Selling Books — Week Of September 2, 2013

This week's 5 best-selling books as compiled by The Onion Book Review:

  1. Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man In An Awkward Phase As A Mod Wearing A Turtleneck James Joyce (Little Brown, $14.99) The author embraces a period of life most people pretend never happened.
  2. 7 Habits of Highly Reflective People Roy Fleet (Berkley Books, $11.99) A self-help book showcasing the motivated and goal-oriented behavior of the shiny metallic humanoids that walk among us.
  3. Five Pounds of Sudoku Will Shortz (St. Martin’s Griffin, $12.95) Featuring 80 ounces of difficult-level puzzles, The New York Times puzzle editor presents his heaviest collection of Sudoku puzzles yet.
  4. TV Guide’s Golden Years TV Guide Editors (Crown, $14.99) A collection of the best synopses from the ’60s and ’70s, including classics such as this from March 16, 1971: “9:30 p.m. – All In The Family – Archie is worried about his job.”
  5. About A Buoy Nick Hornby (Simon & Schuster, $12.99) This coming-of-waves story follows an introverted buoy living in the English Channel.
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