"Surround yourself with people who will push you toward the right answers, instead of tearing you down for not having found them yet."
- Julie Ann Horvath
I never watch the Academy Awards. After the nightmare of the Rob Lowe/Snow White debacle of 1989 I’ve been loathe to do so.
The next time I saw a show was at a company party in 1995 where I had to endure “Oprah, Uma, Oprah, Uma” ad infinitum. (Dave, it never got funny, it will never be funny.)
I did see it again around 2002, with a friend. Don’t remember who the host was but it definitely was not as annoying as the previous two shows I saw. But it wasn’t anything special. Always easier and much better to simply get the results from the newspaper our web the next morning.
At best it’s like going to a friend’s company holiday party. The conversations and awards may mean something to your friend but these aren’t your people or your business, so it’s just tedious.
But congratulations to the winners.