Oscars: Sacha Baron Cohen Is The Dick-tator

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Oscars: Sacha Baron Cohen Is The Dick-tator
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Oscars: Here's Sacha Baron Cohen leaving his mark on the Oscars red carpet by dressing up as The Dictator and spilling Kim Jong-il's ashes all over Ryan Seacrest's tux (ffwd to 1:03).

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Animated GIF Wall of the Day

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Animated GIF Wall of the Day
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Animated GIF Wall of the Day: Well, this is fairly fascinating: A wall of animated GIFs showing the reactions of winners and losers in different Oscar categories throughout the years (winners are all on the far right).

And speaking of Sally Kirkland -- was her Wikipedia page edited by Cher?

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From The Archives

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From The Archives: A 29-year-old Steven Spielberg, fresh off directing his first blockbuster, Jaws, watches nervously as the 1976 Oscar nominations are announced. 

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Follow Up of the Day

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Follow Up of the Day: Our long national nightmare is over: Sacha Baron Cohen will be allowed to attend the Oscars dressed as his character from The Dictator.

"We're thrilled to have him and he'll be on the red carpet dressed as The Dictator," producer Brian Grazer said

Sacha Baron Cohen Thing of the Day

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Sacha Baron Cohen Thing of the Day: As the saying goes: When life hands you a blacklisting, make blacklistingmonade.

The rumored banning of actor/merry prankster Sacha Baron Cohen from Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony -- allegedly for his intention to show up dressed as his Dictator character -- has afforded Cohen the opportunity to promote

From The Archives

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From The Archives: Eddie Murphy -- by then a former cast-member -- was invited to host Saturday Night Live for a second time on December 15, 1984 -- the 10th season's Christmas episode.

Veteran comedian Billy Crystal had joined the show at the start of the season, becoming an instant fan-favorite.

Crystal and Murphy appeared together in the episode's promo, and joked (?) about the former stealing the latter's "glory."

27 years later,

Ratner Replacement of the Day

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p>Ratner Replacement of the Day: The Academy announced today that it has tapped Academy Award winner Brian Grazer, co-producer of the recently resigned Brett Ratner's Tower Heist, to replace Ratner