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“We need to talk about the Oscars”

Award Season reached its questionable peak with last sunday’s Oscars ceremony. In spite of a severe case of sleep deprivation, I was – surprisingly – awake enough on monday to reflect on what I have witnessed that night. And there was a lot to witness, for it was a very long night. Most of its length may have been due to the exorbitant number of commercial breaks. It is no exaggeration to state that there was at least one hour of commercials interrupting the show. The number of breaks even increased towards the end of the ceremony when traditionally the most significant awards are handed out to more or less deserving winners. Continue reading “We need to talk about the Oscars”