Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Oscars night riddled with tasteless and offensive humor

By Elise Martorano

March 6, 2013

In the wake of the Oscars, much debate has arisen over the questionable and often downright insulting treatment of some of the stars featured at the ceremony. Only a few minutes after the awards show ended, reputed parody news source T...

Seth MacFarlane’s sexist performance may turn out to be beneficial

By Emily Merlino

February 28, 2013

Seth MacFarlane took a whirl hosting the 85th Academy Awards last Sunday night and, depending on whom you asked, either hit a comedic home run (if you’re a “Family Guy” fan) or struck out completely (if you aren’t). Despite his hit-o...

85th Oscars full of unpredictability

By Steph Cann

February 26, 2013

The 85th installment of Sunday night’s Academy Awards was an evening of raw creative talent and highly emotional speeches. With hundreds of millions of people watching worldwide, every Oscar winner announced became progressively more unpredictable. “Argo,” directed by a...

85th Academy Awards lacks clear-cut favorites

By Rachel Arlin

February 19, 2013

  The Oscars —the pinnacle of movie accolades and a celebration of the film industry’s best creations over the last 12 months.               This year, “Family Guy” creator Seth MacFarlane is taking ov...