Oscars in the Age of the Asterisk

When Dan Levy accepted the Golden Globe for Schitt’s Creek this year and ended his speech with a desire to see a more inclusive ceremony in a year’s time, I decided I had enough of the Oscar cycle after following it religiously since 2003.

To clarify, I love Dan Levy as a comedic talent and when he talks about “Schitt’s Creek” being a show built around the spirit of inclusiveness, I’m totally on board.

The problem with Levy’s statement was twofold. His speech was in the middle of a ceremony when several minutes of screen time were already taken…



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Orrin Konheim

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