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Sorry, Seth MacFarlane, but not
everybody loved you

CNN, by Lisa Respers France

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Posted By:JoniTx, 2/25/2013 11:02:39 AM

Funny. Sexist. Sassy. Awkward. Seth MacFarlane was referred to with all these adjectives and more after his gig as host of the 85th Academy Awards on Sunday night. The "Family Guy" and "American Dad" creator received mixed reviews for his singing, dancing and jokes, with Time TV critic James Poniewozik dubbing MacFarlane "American Dud." (Snip) So was there much surprise that one of MacFarlane´s opening numbers was a little ditty titled "We Saw Your Boobs"? "I´ll limit my discussion of ´We Saw Your Boobs´ to noting how, um, nakedly it put into relief a recurring theme in last night´s ceremony:

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: earlybird, 2/25/2013 11:04:55 AM     (No. 9194912)

We haven´t liked anyone since Billy Crystal, and we were at a party - not glued to the TV - so he seemed OK. Some lame jokes, but there are always lame jokes at these affairs.

Most of us had never heard of him before.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: kono, 2/25/2013 11:07:40 AM     (No. 9194923)

"Family Guy" was one of the reasons I decided to give away my TV in 2000, and considering how much further the medium has degenerated since then, I´m very glad that I did.

There have been offensive entertainers for years. But few seem to revel in being offensive quite so much.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 2/25/2013 11:13:44 AM     (No. 9194937)

I´m not usually impressed with the emcee, so was not really disappointed. The jokes were lame and too ´inside Hollywood´ for the average viewer. Maybe M´Chelle will be chosen for next year - with her ´70s protest ´doo.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino, 2/25/2013 11:46:45 AM     (No. 9195020)

CNN twit reviews the Oscar show - - and fails to even mention the crass, classless, over-the-top scene-stealing, party-crashing skunk - - the First Linebacker.

Elephant in the room? Ummm - - what elephant?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/25/2013 11:50:51 AM     (No. 9195039)

Stewey would have been better...Where´s my MONEY Man?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: WIBadger, 2/25/2013 12:34:55 PM     (No. 9195165)

Never heard of this guy. Is that a bad thing ?

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