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Published: Tuesday, 2/24/2009

Oscars post-mortem: the best dressed and the biggest TV hits

The Thin Slices staff gives the Best Dressed award to... Anne Hathaway. The Thin Slices staff gives the Best Dressed award to... Anne Hathaway.
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"...as human beings we are capable of making sense of situations based on the thinnest slice of experience."

Malcolm Gladwell, author of Blink and The Tipping Point.


YOU LOOK GOOD, DAHLINK: What would an Oscars post-mortem be without talking about fashion, as in who looked good in what. And for a little snark -- like describing Heidi Klum's dress as a "sculpturally-folded napkin" -- here's a look at the dresses from our friends in Britain. (RL)

OSCAR NO. 3453, YOU'RE GOING HOME: When the director of big Academy Award winner Slumdog Millionaire hauls the golden statue home it will be the end of a long journey for the piece of hardware. (RL)

SUCCESS!: The Oscars broadcast Sunday night, while not exactly memorable, was a big ratings hit with the Nielsen folks, even managing to kick American Idol around a bit. Still no Super Bowl, though. (RL)

Rod Lockwood


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