Archive for January 21, 2023


Pic of the Day: “So anyways, I was standing there waiting to use the pay phone.” “Yeah, he was, seriously.” “And this guy who was on the phone, turns around and tips his hat like this.” “And who do you think that guy was?” “Emilio Estevez.” “The Mighty Duck man, I swear to God, I was there.” “Of course you were, you were the one who yelled the Breakfast Clubber’s name.” “I was like, ‘Emilio!'” (25th Anniversary)

Oscars 2022: Best Original Song Eligibles

The list is back, baby!

I like to think it’s because somebody listened to me and put it out there for all the Oscar degenerates like me who like to go through and look at every single thing eligible. Honestly, whatever the reason his heart or his shoes, I’m glad it was released. Or leaked. Whichever it is. I don’t care. The world is better when things are out in the open. Secret votes are weird and only create distrust in the system. At least here we can see what kind of good or bad choices were made.

Anyway, for those who don’t remember — this used to be an annual tradition for me (and still is!), looking at all the eligible songs, listening to them as I go through the article and putting them out there for us all to decide which ones we like and which we don’t, to see how good or bad the shortlist ends up being (which — haven’t looked at it at all yet. I decided this article was more important to be done blind, before I know what they chose).

So anyway, here are all 82 eligible songs for Best Original Song this year: (more…)