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notes from the emmys

I like to think of myself as a war correspondent on the frontlines in these situations:

so here they are, the unabridged stream-of-consciousness


- NEIL PATRICK HARRIS - song and dance man
- montages - sitcoms from "30 Rock" to "Family Guy" to "Desperate Housewives"
- sweeping changes
- Jon Hamm & Tina Fey
"good evening and thank you for looking at us"- Hamm
Mad Men's Don Draper
30 Rock
- supporting actress in a comedy
Pushing Daisies- short-lived sweetness
Jane Krakowski, the crazy self-obsessed shitshow
SNL gets propppppps
celebrating their quirkiness
Ugly Betty's
Vanessa Williams looking characteristically bitchy
KRISTIN CHENOWITH- bio
also known for her work on Broadway
as multi-talented as the host
teary-eyed and squeaky
BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR (some random Englishwoman?)
decided by voters
scenes from Gossip Girl, American Idol and True Blood
viewers were invited to keep voting through the performance
an interesting new take
61st primetime Emmy awards
OUTSTANDING WRITING - 30 ROCK
a parade of writers
FLIGHT OF THE CONCORDS
so it was a dual battle
MATT HUBBARD - 30 ROCK: REUNION
the familiar theme music bolted
when to Harvard with a history/lit major
he came swaggering down the aisle
overlooking the fact nobody knew who he was
lots of thankssssssssssssss
wife, family, friends
it was the mantra of the evening
running mascara
looking pretty dapper in a James Bond way (Neil Patrick Harris)
why are YOU TV’s fan?
12???????
Barbie Ross - who seemed awkward and uncomfortable with the spotlight and witticisms dripping
pouring like the wine behind the scenes
from Patrick Harris’ mouth
"the only person funnier than the next presenter is the woman presenting with her"
Amy Poehler and Julia Lewis Dreyfuss
like old pals!both SNL alum
last official year of network broadcast television (LOL)
it’s expensive, but it’s worth- JLD
best supporting actor?
the nerdy costar of TWO AND A HALF MEN
Jon Crier
at least it wasn’t the kid!!!! LOL x 3093
Kevin Dillion looked pissed off
"true measure of a person’s worth as a human being"
I HOPE HE WINS TONIGHT
wasn’t this supposed to be unbiased?
J.T.!!!!
they kept teasing to it
assholes
it wasn’t coming
looking like he stole Tina Fey’s glasses
Sarah Silverman with a ‘stache
Hitler?????
Toni Collete for Diablo Cody-penned U.S. OF TARA
criminally unrated!
Toni Collete and the Finish?
SHE HAS A BAND?
her natural accent shined like a light
the press room
where winners lurk
is this contrived?
I don’t think so
wow I’m awesome
okay
lots of aimless adjectives being thrown around
WHEN WILL GG GET THE RESPECT IT SO DESERVES
Nokia theater!!!
<3
WHY DOES TONI COLLETE HAVE A BAND?
the most random categories
BETTY WHITE GOT A NOM
best actor/best actress
Alan Alda
J.T. - SNL
Tina Fey and Justin Timberlake
SARAH PALIN SARAH PALIN
Lorne Michaels owns the universe
it’s an honor just to be nominated
people waxing on this
l000srs
there’s nothing funny about being an Emmy nominee
"the school of hard knocks where he majored in French literature"
omg me too!!!!
ROB LOWE APPEARANCE
who poked fun at how he bowed out of Grey’s Anatomy
the nominees ... outstanding lead actor in a comedy
Alec Baldwin, Steve Carell- yawn
I LIKE YOUR HEIGHT
deadpan!!!
Jim Parson BBTHEORY
a well-written show that’s been growing on the radar in the past few years
Tony Shaloub
MONK
Charlie Sheen, what a bad ass
bowling shirts
yes
in a nonsurprising win Alec grabbed the award
spread the love
watch one episode, you won’t be surprised
LORNE MICHAELS IS MY BFF
that hot mess Tracy Morgan for realllllife
which is funny because it’s nothing like
I mean I wish my life was Rock of Love
so where was that nom yo?
okay
I need to take a shit at some point
I shouldn’t have had that whole sub
TIM GUNN
TIM GUNN
TIM GUNN
the Amazing Race strikes again!!!
which leads me to wonder
does anyone still watch that? I mean I don’t
and an entourage of 200 people hit the stage
like this was 2005 and it was Kuala Lumpur
miniseries
Winston Churchill and Coco Chanel
Lifetime’s shining moment
Prayers For Bobby
Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick are definitely not married
OUTSTANDING SUPPORT ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES
House of Saddam
The Courageous Heart of Irena Standler
Grey Gardens
Relative Stranger
very talented, husky-voice actress
nightclub singer?
Iranian
HOUSE OF SODOM
Grey Gardens being all awesome
series
HUGH JACKMAN? REALLY?
Ricky Gervais is being censored like a motherfucker
meanwhile, I went to the bathroom thrice times
Jon Stewart is not aging well
besides
we’ve been to a lot of these, and they usually suck, but this one’s okay
besides everyone having a huge boner for him
"I feel like I’ve been watching youtube all night," said passerby.
TRUE BLOOD TRUE BLOOD
and for some Sarah McLachlan was there, singing one of her hits
seriously, how much can you beat a ead horse
but then we realized it was simply because people had died this year
because people die every year
but it was good being it highlighted a lot of less-er-knowns as well as people we all knew and loved
like Karl Newton
Henry Gibson
sarah mclachlan made all our hearts weaken
and her age is making her a fine wine
we drank


(I got bored)

Comments

  1. I didn't watch the awards... but... this more than made up for it. And it made me laugh! Good job.

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  2. haha: "ALICE MUST BE ON MY HYPE MACHINE AGAIN."

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  3. from what i saw of the emmys it wasn't bad. I'm happy Jon Cryer finally won for 2 1/2 men. But i stopped watching after 20 minutes. I heart u jon cryer and your hot wife.

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