In this excerpt from Mike Sacks’s new book of interviews with comedy writers, Bruce Vilanch discusses how he puts together the script for the Oscars telecast.
The Oscars air live on March 2, 2014
"I was certain that I was going to be fired."
Unfortunately, it was at Madonna's party.
Dispatches from the trip-stopper.
Best seating arrangement ever.
Out and about with Jennifer Lawrence, Lupita Nyong'o, Bill Murray, and more.
When he saw it, he said, "I’m going to have to implement this."
Jennifer Lawrence and Bette Midler had the same back-sweep.
If you don't want to watch the whole thing.
And then she fell on the floor. (No, she didn't.)
In Memoriam, part two: R.I.P., Dennis Farina, Tom Clancy, and others.
Oy, the montages. So many montages.
The enviable gold statuette goes to ...
Was she thrown off her game by John Travolta's gigantic mispronunciation of her name?
Say (sponsored) cheese!
The most elegant shock.
"No matter where you're from, your dreams are valid."
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- March 2, 2014
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- January 12, 2014
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- January 18, 2014
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- February 16, 2014
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- January 16, 2014
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- February 7, 2014
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- January 25, 2014
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- March 1, 2014
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- February 22, 2014
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