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30K Flock to White House Egg Roll

Event features celebrities, corporate sponsors

(Newser) - The Obamas welcomed thousands of people to the South Lawn today for the White House's annual Easter egg roll, standing alongside the Easter Bunny and such less-heralded mascots as Colby Carrot and Eric Eggplant, USA Today reports. Messrs. Carrot and Eggplant, of course, were there to help in Michelle... More »

No Laughs Over Onion's Super Nasty Oscar Tweet

Satirical newspaper in hot water after calling Quvenzhane Wallis the c-word

(Newser) - Pro tip for the Onion: When your joke involves the c-word, it shouldn't also involve a 9-year-old girl. The satirical newspaper is in hot water for one of its Oscar tweets posted last night involving Best Actress nominee Quvenzhane Wallis. The Huffington Post has a screenshot: "Everyone else... More »

MacFarlane's Most Offensive Oscar Jokes

Boos, groans mixed with laughs for rookie host

(Newser) - Academy bosses must have known Seth MacFarlane would come to the Oscars armed with a few bad-taste jokes—and the Family Guy creator did not disappoint. Some of the rookie host's more controversial moments, as per Entertainment Weekly and the Huffington Post :
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25 Youngest Oscar Nominees and Winners

Not all child stars are like Lindsay Lohan...

(Newser) - Sometimes child stars grow up to be Lindsay Lohan. Other times, they get nominated for an Oscar at age 14 and grow up to be Jodie Foster. Huffington Post rounds up the latter in its slideshow of the 25 youngest Academy Award nominees and winners, all of them aged 20... More »

Oscar Nominees Include Oldest, Youngest Actresses

Quvenzhane Wallis is 9, and Emmanuelle Riva is 85

(Newser) - The Oscars made a little history with this morning's nominations : They include the oldest woman nominated for best actress—85-year-old Emmanuelle Riva—along with the youngest—9-year-old Quvenzhane Wallis, reports the Los Angeles Times . Quvenzhane was only 6 when she shot Beasts of the Southern Wild, about a girl... More »

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