To Host OSCARS
More comedy stylings from the creator of “Family Guy” and “Ted”:
Now if you’re thinking MacFarlane may not be quite as funny as Chris Rock, Jon Stewart, Steve Martin or David Letterman, I’ll remind you Whoopi Goldberg hosted four times.
I wonder if he’ll sing and/or do his Stewie voice.
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Oct. 1, 2012, 10:52 p.m. CST
... so whatever. I'm guessing they like the Gervais kinda thing and Seth will likely be a little more 'out there.' But again, can't possibly be worse than last year.
Oct. 1, 2012, 10:54 p.m. CST
Oct. 1, 2012, 11:03 p.m. CST
Oct. 1, 2012, 11:05 p.m. CST
Oct. 1, 2012, 11:08 p.m. CST
I mean I've laughed at some of the most inappropriate stuff on FG, AD and even CS, but last night's American Dad, with Roger watching Hayley on the overhead toilet cam and then the skinsuit and Hayley's skinned husband in the bathtub. Even if Roger had come to his senses at the end I would have forgiven all but it just seemed to cross a line and it stayed there. Anyone else have that reaction last night?
Oct. 1, 2012, 11:08 p.m. CST
I was first, NOOO... bad 80's references. Then I realized the guy can sing *very well*. He's versatile and funny when he's funny. I'll welcome it.
Oct. 1, 2012, 11:52 p.m. CST
Oct. 1, 2012, 11:54 p.m. CST
Sometimes FG, AD, and CS try to actually be funny. Then sometimes they get lazy and just try to be as offensive as possible, knowing the lower brows in their audience won't notice the difference. South Park occasionally does it to prove a point, but the MacFarlane shows seem to do it just BECAUSE IT'S THERE. Granted, he's going to be a billionaire eventually.
Oct. 2, 2012, 12:04 a.m. CST
More played out Bush jokes.
Oct. 2, 2012, 12:12 a.m. CST
Oct. 2, 2012, 12:16 a.m. CST
I mean really are you like the one guy keeping that show on the air?
Oct. 2, 2012, 12:16 a.m. CST
by John Brown
Very funny, very talented...and dude can SING. He's good enough to almost make me forget what an arrogant douchebag he is. Almost.
Oct. 2, 2012, 12:48 a.m. CST
He's got the chops for the Oscars, but this will all come down to the writing.
Oct. 2, 2012, 1:25 a.m. CST
I actually thought watching him doing a pretty bland announcing at the Emmys that he'd be a great oscars host. He could appeal to the older crowd as well as the young. It just depends on finding the right balance.
Oct. 2, 2012, 1:27 a.m. CST
God, I hate Michael Buble. It's like someone ran Harry Connick Jr through the washing machine with too much bleach and then just let it sit for four hours getting stale and moldy.
Oct. 2, 2012, 4:33 a.m. CST
They'll want someone who can lightly emulate Gervais' globes style but who would never dare go as far as Rick would.
Oct. 2, 2012, 4:34 a.m. CST
Oct. 2, 2012, 6:45 a.m. CST
I watch random episodes on Netflix from time to time while I work. I find myself sitting there giggling like an idiot sometimes. It's great.
Oct. 2, 2012, 7:03 a.m. CST
by Jack Black
good host. But let's wait and see.
Oct. 2, 2012, 7:30 a.m. CST
by Wyrdy the Gerbil
at the Oscars ...sweet
Oct. 2, 2012, 7:46 a.m. CST
by Nasty In The Pasty
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Oct. 2, 2012, 8:32 a.m. CST
So they said: Let's go get us a TV personality who's funny and can sing and looks good in a tux. I think they shoulda just poached Doogie, but I think he's a little too Broadway for them.
Oct. 2, 2012, 9:15 a.m. CST
That is seriously some of the best work he's ever done. I didn't know that was him until I saw the credits a while back.
Oct. 2, 2012, 11:44 a.m. CST
Query: Is Billy Crystal still alive? If Query = Yes, Oscar Host Found.
Oct. 2, 2012, 11:51 a.m. CST
...hahaha, but only if he makes radical persona and costume changes - mostly importantly: wigs.
Oct. 2, 2012, 1:13 p.m. CST
Seth: Wow, the Oscars. I haven't been this nervous since co-hosting the New Years Eve countdown with Dick Clark a few back. cut to New Years Eve 2010 with Dick in wheelchair making mumbling sounds as Seth nervously waits for him to finish. Seth: Obama hates black people. ba dum tss
Oct. 2, 2012, 1:15 p.m. CST
Hard working guy from what I've read. Not bad for a guy that had Family Guy cancelled all those years ago.
Oct. 2, 2012, 2:21 p.m. CST
I don't think skin suits and toilet cams are much of a shock to me on that show. Or maybe I was still a bit desensitized from the Simpsons 9/11 joke earlier in the evening. Now that was something of a surprise.
Oct. 2, 2012, 4:18 p.m. CST
"I have a gut feeling that [whoever] will be squeezing his way out of a crevice very soon." I missed the Simpsons. What was their 9/11 joke?
Oct. 2, 2012, 5:41 p.m. CST
Actually it would be a great step forward if he did NOT do his Stewie voice. When doesn't he do it? ...
Oct. 2, 2012, 6:23 p.m. CST
Homer was like, "You remember what happened the last time we were there." Bart: Don't worry, your two least favorite buildings have been obliterated. Penn Station and (I forgot the other one he said.)
Oct. 2, 2012, 6:54 p.m. CST
by angry kitty
He actually does have a nice singing voice.
Oct. 3, 2012, 1:10 a.m. CST
I believe as host Seth will do as well or better than any of those and be as funny or funnier. Now, if I were paying to see any of them solo on stage for an hour, Seth would probably be at the bottom of my list.
Oct. 3, 2012, 1:13 a.m. CST
Oct. 3, 2012, 2:58 a.m. CST
HERC, MacFarlane may not be quite as funny as Chris Rock, Jon Stewart, Steve Martin or David Letterman but..
Chris Rock, Jon Stewart and David Letterman SUCKED as host. Hosting an awards show requires a different set of skills that Rock, Stewart and Letterman just didn't have. Seth has the voice for the song numbers. He was just as funny as the regulars when he hosted SNL. He can make mean jokes about people while still being seen as likeable. The comedy central roast series showed us that he can be funny, while not overshadowing the show. He also can drum up some interest from young males, a demo that the Oscars has been trying to reach. Face it Herc, the narrative the haters tried to form around MacFarlane didn't take. It's funny seeing the South Park fanboys hurling insults. Seth is only going up, and the best Matt and Trey can do is a worn out South Park. When Matt and Trey try to make The Book Of Mormon into a movie it will bomb so hard that it will kill anyone not living in a fallout shelter. The funny thing is, he hasn't even starred in a movie yet. And when he does I guarantee you it will make more money than Orgazmo or Baseketball.
Oct. 3, 2012, 5:32 a.m. CST
Why not Homer standing at the memorial and cluelessly saying, "Hey this wasn't here last time." And Bart saying "I thought we were banned from ever mentioning the last time we were here." As a reference to that old episode being forever pulled from some networks.
Oct. 3, 2012, 9:30 a.m. CST
Oct. 3, 2012, 10:37 a.m. CST
Doesn't he realize there is nothing cool about the Oscars? And will he have the balls to rip into the celebrities as his show does. Seth, please do us and yourself a favor and just stay behind the scenes and make your funny voices for your cartoons. And give me some of your money. I got an idea for a cartoon: Poopie Face Tomato Nose.
Oct. 3, 2012, 12:14 p.m. CST
Oct. 3, 2012, 2:06 p.m. CST
I've never heard him do an earnest interview. Always seems like he's "on" when he talks.
Oct. 3, 2012, 2:15 p.m. CST
90% of those who heard who next year's Oscar host it say "Who?".
Oct. 3, 2012, 2:21 p.m. CST
53% of those who said "Who?" when they heard who next year's Oscar host was, when presented with a list of what he's known for, said "What the hell is that?".
Oct. 3, 2012, 7:34 p.m. CST
Does he have some deadly allergy against self-deprecation or can he not take a joke?
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