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Here’s Ellen DeGeneres’ Oscar Selfie That Everyone Won’t Shut Up About

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I’m sure you’ve seen the above photo about 800 times by now. Ellen DeGeneres decided to take her hosting duties at last night’s ceremony to the next level by getting together some of the biggest names in Hollywood to take the ultimate selfie! We’ve got a little Jennifer Lawrence, some Meryl Streep, Bradley Cooper holding the camera, Lupita Nyong’o and Angelina Jolie, Jared Leto struggling to fit in the frame, a little Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt, Lupita’s brother, Peter… it’s classic.

There’s not really much to say about this, other than that I really like this and everyone is so handsome/beautiful and that the Oscars seem like a nightmare that I would never attend because getting dressed up to that level is like, my worst nightmare. The end.

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2013 Emmy Nominations, In Case You Care

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Time once again for television, film’s ugly little sister, to get its dues! Here are the nominees for the millionth Emmy Awards. Or, at least the interesting noms. The rest can be found at USA Today. Who do YOU think is going to win? Who are you SURE is going to lose?

LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES:
Hugh Bonneville, Downton Abbey, PBS
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad, AMC (my guess for winner)
Jeff DanielsThe Newsroom, HBO
Jon Hamm, Mad Men, AMC
Damian LewisHomeland, Showtime
Kevin SpaceyHouse of Cards, Netflix

LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES:
Connie BrittonNashville, ABC
Claire DanesHomeland, Showtime (hope she wins so she doesn’t have to do interior decorating)
Michelle Dockery, Downton Abbey, PBS
Vera Farmiga, Bates Motel, A&E
Elisabeth MossMad Men, AMC (winner, maybe?)
Kerry WashingtonScandal, ABC (winner, more certain)
Robin WrightHouse of Cards, Netflix

COMEDY SERIES:
The Big Bang Theory, CBS
Girls, HBO
Louie, FX (maybe?)
Modern Family, ABC
30 Rock, NBC (definitely)
Veep, HBO

LEAD ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES: (I don’t know and I don’t care)
Jason BatemanArrested Development, Netflix
Louis C.K.Louie, FX
Don CheadleHouse of Lies, Showtime
Matt LeBlancEpisodes, Showtime
Jim ParsonsBig Bang Theory, CBS
Alec Baldwin30 Rock, NBC

LEAD ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES:
Lena Dunham, Girls, HBO
Laura Dern, Enlightened, HBO (hope it’s her)
Tiny Fey30 Rock, NBC (will be her)
Amy PoehlerParks and Recreation, NBC
Julia Louis-DreyfusVeep, HBO
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie, Showtime

SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES: (I don’t care)
Adam Driver, Girls, HBO
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Modern Family, ABC
Ed O’Neill, Modern Family, ABC
Ty BurrellModern Family, ABC
Bill HaderSaturday Night Live, NBC
Tony HaleVeep, HBO

SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES: (I don’t care)
Mayim BialikThe Big Bang Theory, CBS
Jane LynchGlee, Fox
Sofia VergaraModern Family, ABC
Julie BowenModern Family, ABC
Merritt Wever, Nurse Jackie, Showtime
Jane Krakowski30 Rock, NBC
Anna ChlumskyVeep, HBO

DRAMA SERIES: (I think these are all evenly matched)
Breaking Bad, AMC
Downton AbbeyPBS
HomelandShowtime
Game of ThronesHBO
House of CardsNetflix
Mad MenAMC

SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES:
Bobby Cannavale, Boardwalk EmpireHBO
Jonathan BanksBreaking BadAMC (my guess for winner)
Aaron Paul, Breaking BadAMC
Jim Carter, Downton AbbeyPBS
Peter Dinklage, Game of ThronesHBO
Mandy PatinkinHomelandShowtime

SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES:
Anna GunnBreaking BadAMC (my guess for winner)
Maggie SmithDownton AbbeyPBS
Emilia ClarkeGame of ThronesHBO
Christine BaranskiThe Good WifeCBS
Morena BaccarinHomelandShowtime
Christina Hendricks, Mad MenAMC

 

Sorry, No One: Kevin Spacey Rules Out A Career In Politics

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Kevin Spacey is a great actor who felt like joining at Netflix original series (House of Cards, if you’re curious) was a smart thing to do at this point in his career, and since that show’s about politics, he wants to set the record straight and let everyone know that he’s not running for office in real life and never will. Because, you know, we all assumed that was going to happen.

From Capitol File:

Politics became a point of interest for Spacey decades ago. He’s been involved one way or another since the ’70s, stuffing envelopes for Jimmy Carter and campaigning for Ted Kennedy and Bill Clinton when each ran for president. But playing Frank Underwood is about as close as Spacey would like to come to a run for office, or even a role in bureaucracy. “I’m a person who likes to set a goal and then achieve it. I like to get things done,” he says. “I would never walk into a profession where I’d [know] I was going to be frustrated for the rest of my life.”

Well, that settles that, then. And listen, how about the media stops trying to encourage stars to run for office? I know it worked for Reagan (well… sorta), but stars are stars because that’s their area. They do celebrity things, not political things. That’s not to say that celebrities can’t be interested in politics insofar as voting and shit, but I’m not trying to have, like, John Travolta in the White House (first person that came to mind, sorry).

Kate Mara is SO Much Hotter Than Her Sister

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In fact, Kate Mara is so hot that ever since I saw her in Brokeback Mountain, she makes me want to do things to her.  Nice things.  Yes, I have girl-crushes, and yes, I have affinity for redheads.  Deal with it.

But this isn’t about me, and certainly not about the way Kate Mara’s lips make me feel.  This is about the fact that she is so much more… full of life than her sister Rooney.  Kate Mara stars in Netflix’s new remix of the British miniseries House of Cards along with Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright, and I know I’m going to be watching it because the reviews are so flattering. The show is directed by David Fincher, who was responsible for some of the greatest movies ever (Se7en, Fight Club), and for The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, where the ‘Mara connection’ comes from, I suppose.  Here’s the trailer for your viewing pleasure:
 

All The Celebrities Did A Funny or Die Video for Bill Clinton

And I’m barely exaggerating when I say “all the celebrities.” There’s Ben Stiller, Matt Damon, Sean Penn, Kristen Wiig, Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen, Jack Black, and Kevin Spacey. Did I miss anyone? Oh, Bill Clinton. Goodness

Basically it always tickles me when so many celebrities get together for a good cause, so I figured you guys might enjoy this as well. Also, who doesn’t love it when Jack Black sings?

Is This The Set of a Watch Commerical or The Oscars?

Cate Blanchett, Kevin Spacey, Matthew Fox and other faces you normally know from A-listy things joined together in Portofino, Italy to shoot a commercial for Swiss watch company, IWC. Considering how much they were all being paid to be there, all the stars looked content and glad to pal around with one another on set. Knowing that these pics are from the set of a watch ad and not stills from a Christmas 2010 movie release is… kinda crazy to think about.