Academy Awards

  • Oscars Pizza Man Receives $1,000 Tip

    Maybe this will counter some of those iffy Yelp reviews

    Oscars pizza delivery man Edgar Martirosyan's big tip lifted sales for Big Mama's and Papa's Pizzeria in West Hollywood. Continue Reading

  • Academy Awards Special: Working the Oscars

    Academy Awards Special: Working the Oscars

    The time is upon us once again: Hollywood's biggest night is just around the corner! For every filmmaker, writer, and director in Hollywood, it's a dream just to be nominated for an Academy Award. All that excitement rolls down from the top. Just about anyone involved with the production of the Academy... Continue Reading

  • Academy Awards Jobs: Behind the Scenes

    Academy Awards Jobs: Behind the Scenes

    Glitz, glam and garbage cans overflowing: These are all realities of one of Hollywood's biggest nights, the Academy Awards. Started in 1929, the Oscars, as they're more fondly known, bring leading directors, writers, and actors into the spotlight. But, who's making sure that the light works and shines in the... Continue Reading

  • Working at the Oscars: A Behind-the-Scenes Look

    Working at the Oscars: A Behind-the-Scenes Look

    As an entertainment journalist, I've interviewed many famous faces in Hollywood -- Tom Hanks, Nicole Kidman, Demi Moore, Samuel L. Jackson, Richard Gere, to name a few. On the red carpet, I made Brad Pitt laugh out loud and got an on-camera apology from Angelina Jolie for not being able to speak to me. I even... Continue Reading

  • Confessions of an Award Show Seat-Filler: Get Paid To Sit Around

    Confessions of an Award Show Seat-Filler: Get Paid To Sit Around

    Ever wonder what it would take to be a seat filler at the Oscars? Just think how interesting it might be to swoop in, dressed to the nines, and sit where, say, Jeff Bridges, a best-actor nominee for Crazy Heart, was perched a mere few seconds before. Regardless of whether the actor wins that coveted golden... Continue Reading