The McBournie Minute: Award shows are only fun when things go wrong

I watched the Golden Globes last night. It’s out there now, no taking it back. What I can say is that it wasn’t really something intentional, it was just sort of, “Well, this is on. This ought to kill a little bit while I eat.” Then I couldn’t turn it off.

I’m not a fan of award shows, (and judging from their ratings in recent, neither are you) I just find the whole “industry patting itself on the back” thing is pretty trite. I may pay attention to who wins the bigger Oscars, but I certainly don’t mind missing it. In fact, I probably haven’t really been excited for an award show since the MTV Video Music Awards back when I was in high school, when the bassist from Rage Against the Machine could get arrested for climbing the stage scenery on live television.

So yes, it’s been quite a while. And yet, there I was last night on my couch, learning about what not to do when hosting a fancy event. Continue reading The McBournie Minute: Award shows are only fun when things go wrong

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Parents screening a new episode of Sesame Street saved millions of households from masturbating toddlers by cutting a duet by Katy Perry and Elmo. The test audience believed her clothing revealed too much of her ample bosom, which could have give straight little boys their first boners and gay little boys their first Halloween costume.

The offending video is available in the link, but prepare for disappointment. It’s still not the footage of nipples we’ve been waiting for.

Parents are such teases.