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The OscarĀ® nominations won't get announced until tomorrow, which means that the noms for The Razzies were announced today. The biggest contender? John Travolta revolting pet film, "Battlefield Earth," with eight.
posted by honkzilla on Feb 12, 2001 - 23 comments

Eminem vs. Paul Simon.

Eminem vs. Paul Simon. And the Grammy goes to...
posted by oh posey on Feb 6, 2001 - 28 comments

One wo/man; many, many votes.

One wo/man; many, many votes. From the seventh circle of hell comes the second-last sign of the apocalypse; the voting form for the bloggies. I know which site I voted for... you're reading the damn thing right now. Go MeFi!
posted by Neale on Jan 22, 2001 - 38 comments

2000 Moron Awards.

2000 Moron Awards.
posted by tamim on Dec 31, 2000 - 6 comments

The Online Journalism Awards

The Online Journalism Awards were presented yesterday. Winners include Salon.com (my personal favorite), MSNBC.com and News.com (for the coverage of Microsoft's case).
posted by kchristidis on Dec 2, 2000 - 1 comment

The 5k Contest - Round II?

The 5k Contest - Round II? From an email I just got: We're getting close to launching the new 5k contest site, and as an entrant in the 2000 competition, you are invited to help us in our beta testing!. Wow. I'm very excited.
posted by dithered on Nov 14, 2000 - 8 comments

The Fireland.com Blind Dialog contest.

The Fireland.com Blind Dialog contest. This is a hilarious contest. And how can you resist putting an entry in, when the grand prize is a Lego Ninja Fire Fortress?
posted by Succa on Oct 30, 2000 - 1 comment

IG NOBEL PRIZES

IG NOBEL PRIZES Honoring individuals whose achievements "cannot or should not be reproduced."This year's prizes were awarded on Thursday evening, October 5, 2000, at Harvard University. Winners include levitating frogs and The Reverend Sun Myung Moon, for bringing efficiency and steady growth to the mass-marriage industry
posted by riley370 on Oct 6, 2000 - 1 comment

MTV Video Awards nominees have been announced

MTV Video Awards nominees have been announced...and there's no "best alternative video" category anymore. What the hell! Granted, MTV has never been noted as a supporter of good music (remember 120 minutes? that got the boot a while ago), but seeing those early "alternative" bands rock out on screen was what initially got me into music as a kid - I cringe at the thought that there's a whole new batch of 11 year olds out there who see the guitar as nothing more than a prop in a choreography routine.

At least I can take solace in the fact that Weezer is finally touring the East Coast - all is not wrong with the world.
posted by NickBarat on Jul 25, 2000 - 11 comments

The Oscars TM AMPAS will NOT consider any movie that was first shown on the Internet.

The Oscars TM AMPAS will NOT consider any movie that was first shown on the Internet.
Looks like our firends at HowWrong Productions, the creators of "Jesus! The Semi-Animated Sorta-Movie!" have beenShafted.
Now they'll have to rent a theater for the sequel: "Jesus' Big Score", and then probably nobody'll show up.. cause they'll all be at The Schmolympics!
You owe me, Talbot. Big time.

posted by wendell on Jun 17, 2000 - 3 comments

MacArthur Foundation genius grants

MacArthur Foundation genius grants -- I didn't get one this year, but Ben Katchor did. So did some other astonishing people, such as Patricia J. Williams, of whose column "Diary of a Mad Law Professor" in The Nation I am a particular fan.
posted by elgoose on Jun 14, 2000 - 2 comments

I want to win a webby dammit!

I want to win a webby dammit! Now I have a 12 step program to help me achieve success! Thanks c|net!
posted by Brilliantcrank on Jun 12, 2000 - 5 comments

Jason Kottke claps for himself

Jason Kottke claps for himself in a new article at theobvious.com concerning the much maligned Webbys. Strike a pose!
posted by honkzilla on May 17, 2000 - 1 comment

Did everybody else completely ignore this? Or am I the only one who didn't know that tonight is the 5th Annual Cool Site of the Year ceremony? Why do they even bother anymore?
posted by ratbastard on Apr 27, 2000 - 15 comments

Blame Phil Collins?

Blame Phil Collins?
We knew Blame Canada wouldn't win, and to be fair, Phil probably deserved it - my real question is "what did you think of the 'Blame Canada' production number?" It was the only reason I watched tonight (not being a big awards show guy), and I'm just curious to hear what other people thought of it. Did Robin Williams wreck it? What about the mounties chorus-line? Did anyone else think he was going to do the entire song with the tape over his mouth?
My only other Oscar observation: Angelina Jolie seemed thrilled and suprised to get Best Supporting Actress. Do you think that she would have gone with the Elvira look if she expected to win?
posted by CrazyUncleJoe on Mar 26, 2000 - 13 comments

And the oscar for best salvage man goes to...

And the oscar for best salvage man goes to... That didn't take very long. There's not much you can do with highly publicized, stolen goods, especially when they're barely worth more than scrap metal when melted down.
posted by mathowie on Mar 20, 2000 - 5 comments

Tonight's SXSW web award event

Tonight's SXSW web award event was a fun one. And unlike that lame primary election last week, pretty much all my favorites won in their respective categories. Ironminds won the Best Current Events site (odd category for them, but there's great writing there that deserves recognition), ArtandCulture.com won an award, Chickenhead won for humor, and a couple of webloggers got some well-deserved awards as well.
posted by mathowie on Mar 11, 2000 - 0 comments

Tell the <bleep>ing producers that they can <bleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeep> and <bleeeeeeeeeeeeeeep> my <bleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeep> right now!

Tell the <bleep>ing producers that they can <bleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeep> and <bleeeeeeeeeeeeeeep> my <bleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeep> right now! Will "Blame Canada" finally make for an entertaining Oscars show or will the <bleeep>ing <bleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeep> just like they always do?
posted by CrazyUncleJoe on Mar 9, 2000 - 4 comments

The Razzies

The Razzies dis-honor the worst achievements in film for 1999. My personal favorite, Heather Donahue in Blair Witch. Forget the Oscars.
posted by E-Boogie on Feb 16, 2000 - 2 comments

This year's list of Oscar nominees seems way, way off.

This year's list of Oscar nominees seems way, way off. But here's my big five predictions given their lame choices (along with my personal faves if I could choose anything): best pic: American Beauty (Magnolia), Actor: Denzel Washington (John Malkovich), Actress: Hilary Swank (same), Supporting Actor: Tom Cruise (Philip Hoffman), and Supporting Actress: Angelina Jolie (same, she was amazing).
posted by mathowie on Feb 15, 2000 - 16 comments

A List Apart announced the winners

A List Apart announced the winners of their design contest. There were no surprises here, when I first heard about the contest, there was one site that came to mind, and they won the grand prize. I was kind of surprised that I had seen all the award winning sites before in my own travels, but hadn't explored much of them. Especially Eneri.net, I had found it a couple months ago, but couldn't handle the long intros and preloads, it seemed grossly overdesigned and I left after seeing two pages and haven't been back since.
posted by mathowie on Jan 22, 2000 - 4 comments

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