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The Golden Globes: No Longer Just Respectable, They Now Have Taste | Variety

PAUL DRINKWATER/NBC JANUARY 8, 2017 | 10:07PM PT

A lot of people still like to talk about the Golden Globes as if they were the less-serious, more-fun, loose-cannon, everyone-in-the-room-is-relaxed-because-they’ve-had-a-few-drinks alternative to the Academy Awards. Okay, that is what they are, and on some level always will be. At this point, however, consigning the Globes to that description may also be a neat way of staying in denial over just how much, in the last 10 years, the once tatty…

Source: The Golden Globes: No Longer Just Respectable, They Now Have Taste | Variety

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15 comments on “The Golden Globes: No Longer Just Respectable, They Now Have Taste | Variety

  1. Teagan Geneviene
    01/09/2017

    Great article, Sarah. Thanks very much for sharing it, otherwise I wouldn’t have seen it. Rock on Meryl!
    Keep getting well, my friend. Mega hugs.

    Liked by 2 people

  2. GP Cox
    01/09/2017

    I suppose actors relate to politicians because they are so much alike. They all stand up in front of a large group of people and spout words written by someone else while trying to pretend they are someone they’re not.

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    • beetleypete
      01/09/2017

      You got that right, GP. Sometimes, they blur the boundaries, as in Reagan and Schwarzenegger. Then, God help us!
      Regards, Pete.

      Liked by 2 people

      • GP Cox
        01/09/2017

        Ya gotta laugh, Pete. We elected an actor as President whose movie co-star was a chimpanzee name Bozo – and we loved him!

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  3. beetleypete
    01/09/2017

    Despite Affleck’s (who I like as an actor) ‘Man-Bun’ (something I detest), I have just realised that it is high time I followed this blog.
    So here I am!
    Best wishes, Pete. xx (One extra for V&B)

    Liked by 1 person

    • beetleypete
      01/09/2017

      Sorry, that should be ‘one extra for R & B’. (Typo)
      But that extra will be constant, dear Sarah. xx

      Liked by 1 person

      • First Night Design
        01/09/2017

        Or do you mean R&V? If not, I’m missing something!

        Like

        • beetleypete
          01/09/2017

          A second typo in the same thread! My fingers must be putting on weight. Or I was thinking of Rhythm and Blues…xx

          Liked by 1 person

          • First Night Design
            01/10/2017

            And to add to the confusion, I’ve just realised that I read ‘man-bun’ as ‘man-bum’ yesterday and thought it was another expression for ‘builder’s bum”. Today I understand!

            Like

    • First Night Design
      01/09/2017

      I must confess that I found it slightly odd that you weren’t following! Lovely to have you on board.

      Like

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