The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Friday, January 04, 2002

Oscars cancelled!

“This has been an embarrassing year for all of us and I think it's best if we just forget that it ever happened,” AMPAS executive director Bruce Davis said at a press conference. “I mean, when two of the five Best Picture nominees are `Lord of the Rings' and `Harry Potter,' and the other three are animated films, I think we as a community have to admit we have a problem.

“Could you come up with even one Best Actor nominee this year?” Davis added, disgustedly. “We were so frustrated that we were thinking of relaxing the rules to include Osama bin Laden's Al-Jazeera videos, but ultimately decided against it.”

Via InstaPundit, Predictions, Schmedictions!

I also liked the prediction of French strikers going on strike. While these aren't real predictions, I wouldn't mind them actually happening—they're quite amusing.

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