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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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Budweiser Can Sports New Look

Budweiser, the second-bestselling beer in the United States, is giving its can a new design featuring red, blue, and gold motif. Here are some other changes the can has undergone over the years:

  • 1936: The first Budweiser can was introduced as a convenient alternative to making the trip to the brewery to use the public straws
  • 1939: Forced to switch its motto from "Führer of Beers" to "King of Beers"
  • 1963: No longer required a unique handwritten note from the guy at the bottling plant detailing each can's personal history
  • 1976: Removed the words "Tastes like ferrets smell if it's not ice-cold" from the Budweiser Pledge
  • 1979: Limited-edition cans in select cities offered handy back-road tips for the drunk driver
  • 1981: Switched from normal horizontal text to vertical text after market research showed most people reaching for Buds were lying sideways on a floor
  • 1983: Started using lids to cover the exposed top portion of the can
  • 1999: To commemorate the U.S. triumph in the Women's World Cup, Anheuser-Busch released a collection of 31 cans, each emblazoned with the logo of a different NFL franchise
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