And the nominees are …


View the full list of 2014 nominations for the Academy Awards here!

I’ll be back later with my reactions and predictions.



Perfect Match: Ellen & Oscar


I, like many in my generation, literally go straight from shutting off my alarm to grabbing my phone and scrolling through my social media platforms in the morning. I’m not even out of bed before I’m reading about all the news that has surfaced in the six hours or so since I put the phone down—also from bed. We’re horribly dependent on technology and the ability to be “plugged in” 24/7. Do I care? Nope.

I’d like to thank the Academy for causing me to wake up and literally re-enact this meme in bed: Ellen DeGeneres is hosting the Oscars again! Continue reading