The Oscars are in crisis but it’s an easy fix.
Every good party needs a host. People, in general, appreciate a little direction, even if it’s just towards the bar. I’ve been at parties that have no apparent hosts and, well, I don’t remember anything about them to tell you afterward. Even if the Oscars are more a convention than a party, they still would snap with more spirit with someone witty to keep the thing afloat, to react on behalf of all of us when something stunning, embarrassing, horrific or hilarious occurs: all are possible with so many hungry creatives gathered in uncomfortable shoes and sweaty makeup. All those women in those gowns are hungry, I promise you.
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