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The Oscars Broadcast, Zooming Way Past Cheeky To Land Squarely On Crass

Seth MacFarlane hosted the 85th Academy Awards which Monkey See's Linda Holmes says was one of the worst hosting performances in Oscar history. Jokes about women just kept coming. His sexist jokes were in poor taste, sure, but if they'd been funny, nobody would have cared.

With Glamour And 'All That Jazz,' The Academy Hands Out its Oscars

'Django Unchained' picks up the best -supporting actor award for Christoph Waltz's performance.

'Wait Wait' Trips Down The Red Carpet

Style commentary from people who have none!

The Four Biggest Best Picture Oscar Upsets, Statistically Speaking

As the Directors and Producers Guild Awards go, so does the Academy. At least most of the time.

EW's Oscar Guy: Predictions, Backstage Tales

At this Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony, Entertainment Weekly's Anthony Breznican will be watching from an enviable location: behind the scenes with the stars. He joins NPR's Jacki Lyden to share his winner predictions and favorite backstage moments.

Are The Oscars Good For You?

It's practically tradition this time of year to discuss the inanity of the Academy Awards. But NPR pop culture critic Linda Holmes wonders: maybe the Oscars are good for society. Weekend Edition guest host Don Gonyea hears why.

For Some Americans, Finding A 'Place At The Table' A Struggle

Weekend Edition guest host Don Gonyea talks to co-directors Lori Silverbush and Kristi Jacobson about their documentary A Place at the Table. The film looks at the problem of hunger in America.