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A Date with Oscar?

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Tonight is the 81st Annual Academy Awards…do you plan on watching?  Between the actual award show with host Hugh Jackman, the Red Carpet Special immediately prior, plus the 90-minute arrival show and the 90-minute winners recap, there is over 7 hours of possible television viewing!  What’s your take?  Intriguing or insane??

Do you like to see what all the stars are wearing?  The beautiful dresses.  The “What in the world were they thinking?” attire.  The hairstyles.  The jewelry.  I confess I do.  Call it one of my escapes guilty pleasures (just like devouring People Magazine each week).  But that many hours in front of the TV has no appeal to me.  The papers and magazines do a good job with all their photos and recaps.  I might feel like I’m missing out – but not by much.

There was a year or two (way back in the 1990’s) where I actually saw all the nominated Best Movies, and most …

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