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The Ellen selfie that blew up the internet.

by Jon Henseler

So apparently this was the 'selfie' photo that blew up during the Oscars last night. Most retweets of all time apparently so I figured I'd throw it on the blog in order to get some easy web hits and satisfy my bosses(roommates)(parents). After all it is my job as an internet journalist to stay topical and relevant so naturally I spent my Sunday night documenting the biggest show of the evening. Just kidding I watched an ESPN U 30 for 30 on the Fab Five that I've watched 4 times already and jumped to Anchorman during commercial breaks. But based on what I read on Facebook this morning Ellen did a solid job as the host, Leo got screwed by Wooderson*, Jennifer Lawrence fell for the 42nd time at an awards show and Kim Novak did something too. 

Great Oscars recap or greatest Oscars recap?

*One of the reasons I don't watch the Academy Awards is because I've never once seen all the movies up for best picture so I'm not really invested in it. Although this year I did see Wolf of Wall Street and am flabbergasted as to how Leo didn't win for Best Actor even though I didn't see any of the performances from any of the other nominees.

PS: Another reason I don't get involved is because I don't have what you might charaterize as 'taste' or 'appreciation' for fine cinema. Like I'm sure 12 Years a Slave is a great flick but if that's on TV and Happy Gilmore is on at the same time I'm watching Happy Gilmore 100 times out of 100. I'd be about as good a movie critic as Andy Bernard.