This week’s assignment from The League of Extraordinary Bloggers is a one-word deal… “Oscars”. Of course, one would assume this means we should write something about The Academy Awards, but it’s wide open to interpretation, so allow me to comment with my own version…
Biggest fall from grace Oscar
Oscar Pistorius – innocent until proven guilty and all that, but the evidence is mounting and it doesn’t look good for the bionic Olympian from South Africa.
Best dressed Oscar
Oscar de la Renta – as if there was ever any doubt!
Best Lighting Oscar
Oscar De La Hoya, also known as “The Golden Boy”, was a fine boxer in his heyday. Now retired, Oscar spent years lighting up opponents in the ring and wisely used his fame and good looks to elevate his way to celebrity status, appearing in TV, movies and multiple endorsements. Of course, we won’t get into his cross-dressing past… some thing are best kept out of the spotlight.
Lifetime achievement Oscar
“The Big O” himself, Oscar Robertson. The greatest player in Bucks franchise history, ahead of Kareem and Sidney Moncrief.
Best character Oscar
Oscar Madison – not only could he pull off a Mets cap, he was the man’s man. Sportswriter, slob, the antithesis to Felix Unger’s fancy boy schtick… Oscar was what made The Odd Couple work so well. Played on film by the late, great Walter Matthau or on television by the late, great Jack Klugman, there’s no one like Oscar! A city full of maids will agree, no doubt!
Best Oscar Oscar
The greatest Oscar of all-time, no one captured the spirit of the name like Oscar the Grouch. Originally hailing from Trash Town, USA, he changed from orange to green after his first season on “Sesame Street”. He lives in a trash can. He is mean to EVERYBODY. His favorite thing in life is trash. Truly, one man’s trash is Oscar’s treasure. But he even has a soft side, taking care of his pet worm Slimey and his pet elephant Fluffy. Oscar has also found a way to defy the laws of physics, having a trash can that is exponentially larger in capacity than it would appear. It’s been reported that he has a farm, swimming pool, ice-rink, bowling alley, spiral staircase and a piano all in that one trash can! Baller status, son!
Here’s to you, Oscar!!
This week’s post was an assignment for The League of Extraordinary Bloggers , an elite cadre of highly trained… look, we are bloggers who write awesome stuff weekly!
Collect these other posts this week from around The League!
AEIOU and Sometimes Why shared my love for Oscar http://aeiouwhy.blogspot.com/2013/02/loeb-post-oscars.html
Top Hat Sasquatch has amassed quite an action figure collection of Oscar winners http://tophatsasquatch.com/action-figures-of-oscar-winners
ShezCrafti has a mixtape that will take your breath away http://shezcrafti.com/1980s-academy-award-for-best-original-song-playlist/
The Combat Workshop has some models worth your consideration http://thecombatworkshop.blogspot.com/2013/02/league-assignment-oscar-goes-to.html#more
That Figures took Oscar in a different direction, but with similar results http://that-figures.blogspot.com/2013/02/feature-loeb-oscars.html
Branded in the 80s gives us the Oscars we wanted, not the ones we got http://brandedinthe80s.com/rewriting-oscar-history
Achievements in Gaming got board with Oscars talk (pun intended) http://rgendres.blogspot.com/2013/02/the-oscars-nice-work-turkey.html
Fortune and Glory Days loves to score… no wait, he loves THE score! http://fortuneandglorydays.blogspot.com/2013/02/league-of-extraordinary-bloggers-oscars.html
Henchgirl examines five kinds of fringe Oscar winners http://www.henchgirl.net/2013/02/the-five-kinds-of-fringe-oscar-winners.html
Cool and Collected takes another look at Argo http://coolandcollected.com/argo-is-the-best-movie-of-the-year-period/
Claymation Werewolf remembers when two Oscars collided http://claymationwerewolf.blogspot.com/2013/02/oscar-oscar-oscars.html
30ish year old boy is a bit peeved http://thirtyishyearoldboy.blogspot.ca/2013/02/it-oscar-time.html?m=1
Blogger from Planet X awards the Oscar for Best Boss (welcome to The League, by the way!) http://bloggerfromplanetx.com/assignment-from-the-league-oscars/
Whatever I Think Of also thought about Oscars like I did… http://jannghi.blogspot.com/2013/02/oscars-this-weeks-league-assignment.html
AdamBomb would prefer if Sack Lunch won. http://adambobomb.blogspot.com/2013/02/league-assignment-oscar-goes-to.html
Nemesis Complex gets animated when it comes to Oscars http://www.nemesiscomplex.com/the-animated-nem-coms-batman.html
Kevin Hellions hands out his own hardware http://teamhellions.com/2013/03/03/the-league-the-oscars/#