E! Online reports that the producers of the Emmy Awards are still negotiating with Justin Timberlake and Andy Samberg about whether they'll be allowed to perform their Emmy-nominated SNL song, "Dick in a Box," during the awards telecast September 16. Apparently, they are worried that the junk-related content of the song might be too racy for a prime-time audience and have asked Timberlake and Samberg to come up with an alternate version. The singers have refused, and though we kind of wish they would agree — because the idea of "Dick in a Box" with all that's objectionable about somehow removed strikes us as really funny — we fully support their valiant battle against the dark specter of censorship.
Will the Emmys see reason? Will J-Tim and A-Sam finally get their moment of awards-show glory? Will they wear those funny little Color Me Badd beards? Vulture will cover the delicate negotiations for as long as it takes for justice to be done.