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Oscar Night 2013 -- It was Seth MacFarlane's Party -- Ben Affleck 'Redeemed' -- Oh, Come On, All He did Was Star in Gigli

Liz Smith | Posted 04.28.2013 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

I think we've gone overboard on Ben's "redemption" -- even Ben himself. He had a slump. It happens to everybody. He didn't go to hell in a hand basket. He just starred in Gigli.

WATCH: 'We Saw Your Junk' Oscars Parody Goes Full Frontal

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.26.2013 | Comedy

Kevin Gisi goes delightfully below the belt in "We Saw Your Junk," a YouTube parody (above) of Seth MacFarlane's controversial "We Saw Your Boobs" num...

The Seinfelding of Comedy: In Defense of Seth MacFarlane

Andy Ostroy | Posted 04.28.2013 | Entertainment
Andy Ostroy

It's a bit absurd to hire Seth MacFarlane, watch Seth MacFarlane, and then be offended because he's, well, being Seth MacFarlane.

'No Way' MacFarlane Will Host Again

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 02.27.2013 | Entertainment

There won't be another Seth MacFarlane Oscars. The "Family Guy" showrunner hosted Sunday's Academy Awards, but said he will not take the job again....

The Power of a Tweet, the Power of Reaction: Words Matter

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 04.28.2013 | Media
Lorraine Devon Wilke

The ones who were less outraged -- and, in some cases, thought the tweet funny -- became driven to not only defend The Onion and the general thesis of satire and parody , but to turn tables to attack, sometimes quite viciously, those who were offended by it.

The Grouches Reviewing the Oscars

Douglas Anthony Cooper | Posted 04.27.2013 | Entertainment
Douglas Anthony Cooper

The Oscars may have been tasteless, but the twits who reviewed the Oscars were almost uniformly without taste. The proper response to Seth MacFarlane -- and this may be the professional response we in fact encountered -- is envy.

What's The Times Got Wrong About The Onion Controversy

Maureen Ryan | Posted 02.25.2013 | Media
Maureen Ryan

Almost as surprising as The Onion tweet? The fact that the leading media columnist in America apparently doesn't understand how privilege works.

How Did The Oscars Do This Year?

AP | Posted 02.26.2013 | TV

NEW YORK -- The Oscars telecast was seen by 40.3 million people, a slight increase over last year's show. The Nielsen Company said Monday it was the ...

Michelle Obama's Faustian Bargain For The Arts

Howard Sherman | Posted 04.27.2013 | Arts
Howard Sherman

Perhaps you were asleep. Or drowsy. Or buzzed from a drinking game. Perhaps you were focused on the dress. You were comparing it to all of the evenin...

The Oscars: How the Women Saved the Show From Spiraling Downward

Greg Archer | Posted 02.25.2013 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

Sunday night's Oscars telecast proved one thing: perhaps women should be running the show -- figuratively and otherwise.

Who Should Host NEXT Year's Oscars?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.31.2013 | Entertainment

The 2013 Oscars are barely over -- which means it's time to start thinking of 2014. (Is it too early to predict Tom Hanks as Walt Disney in "Saving Mr...

Too Far Seth?

Posted 02.26.2013 | Latino Voices

Sunday's 85th Annual Oscar Award celebration had high expectations to meet. Newcomer host, Seth MacFarlane, was up to the task, singing, joking and ma...

Seth MacFarlane: His Disses Made Him a Great Oscar Host

Bonnie Fuller | Posted 04.27.2013 | Entertainment
Bonnie Fuller

Seth MacFarlane did it! We won't be grabbing our pitchforks and torches -- he turned the 85th Oscars into the best in years. Nothing was off limits for the Family Guy creator.

The Onion Apologizes For Offensive Tweet

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.26.2013 | Comedy

In a rare departure from satire, The Onion has issued a sincere apology for a tweet posted on its official Twitter account Sunday night that called 9-...

And the Oscar Goes to... the Oscars

Ilene Angel | Posted 04.27.2013 | Entertainment
Ilene Angel

This year's Oscars show was by far one of the more enjoyable ones that I can recall in recent years, largely because it was heavier on the musical numbers and lighter on the forced humor.

WATCH: Seth MacFarlane's Controversial Oscar Song

Posted 02.25.2013 | Entertainment

Seth MacFarlane's work as Oscar host at the 85th annual Academy Awards was as much of a mixed bag as many had expected. MacFarlane combined genuine ol...

How Did Seth MacFarlane Do As Oscars Host?

Mike Ryan | Posted 04.27.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

There was a slavery joke, there was a Jewish joke, there was a gay joke and there was a joke about Hispanic accents. This is lazy.

Oscars 2013: Seth MacFarlane Best When He Wasn't Trying to be Funny

Michael Russnow | Posted 04.27.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

Seth MacFarlane is a very, very funny guy, I love his TV shows, but sometimes what might seem funny in your head or even in your living room might better go unsaid.

So, How Were The Oscars?

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 04.26.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — He ruffled feathers. He maybe even turned some viewers off. But it's likely no one turned off Seth MacFarlane....

An 'Avengers' Reunion!

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 04.26.2013 | Entertainment

Just like the superheroes they played in the movie, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Jeremy Renner and Samuel L. Jackson all huddled toge...

Everything That Happened At The Oscars

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 04.26.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — The love-him-or-hate-him reaction to Seth MacFarlane's turn as Academy Awards host is evidence that one of the most high-profile jobs...

Oscars Say Goodnight In Style

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.01.2013 | Entertainment

The 85th annual Academy Awards ended with a bang -- and not the announcement that "Argo" had won Best Picture. As revealed on Wednesday night, the ...

8 Seth MacFarlane Oscar Quotes That Would Make Awful Pick-Up Lines

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.25.2013 | Women

Seth MacFarlane hosted the 2013 Oscars and didn't waste anytime before making some jokes about the ladies. We learned a few things: Seth MacFarlane li...

Academy Awards Winners!

Posted 02.25.2013 | Entertainment

The Oscars took place in Los Angeles on Sunday night, the 85th Annual installment of the Academy Awards. Winners included "Argo," Daniel Day-Lewis and...

Big Winners At The Academy Awards

Posted 02.25.2013 | Entertainment

The 2013 Academy Awards took place on Sunday night and "Argo," "Lincoln," and "Life of Pi" ended the night winning awards. "Lincoln" was up for the...