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EGOT – The Most Prestigious Acronym in Show Business

February 26, 2016 |

It’s award season, which means all the rich, beautiful, talented, powerful people in show business are getting together pretty frequently to congratulate each other on being so rich, beautiful, talented, and powerful. Televised ceremonies allow us normal folk to peek in and see the people we love receive honors for their contributions to their craft. And each field has its own top prize – the Emmy for television, the Grammy for music, the Oscar for films, and the Tony for theater.

Imagine if there was someone with such a wide range of skills that they could cross over across those four media and win awards in each. And in fact, there are nine people alive who have won the Emmy, the Grammy, the Oscar, and the Tony. They’re recipients of the most elusive and sought-after acronym in the business. The most prestigious award an entertainer can earn is the EGOT. Read More

Pop Culture Week in Review: August 23-29, 2014

August 29, 2014 |

Gonna try to keep it quick this week, Pop Culture nerds. Seven highlights from the past seven days. Our PorchDrinking pop culture team is a bit tired, still exhausted from the long-and-kinda-snoozy Emmys. Speaking of which, let’s start this pop culture week in review with a recap of TV’s biggest night.

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Emmy Predictions 2014

August 21, 2014 |

The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards will be handed out next Monday, August 25th. Everyone says this every year…. but there are a LOT of great nominees. Tough to predict who will come away with the awards, but I’m going to try to do just that.

Please note these are entirely subjective opinions, and also please note that I’ve lost my roommate pool of Emmy predictions for the last two years. So take these with a grain of salt. Then watch our live blog Monday, and rub it in when I’m wrong. Read More

Emmy Nominations – For Drama categories, they sure are boring

July 22, 2012 |

Best drama

Boardwalk Empire Breaking Bad Downton Abbey Game of Thrones Homeland Mad Men

This is an extremely tough category. While I really think Justified and Sons of Anarchy deserve more love than they got, I think both … Read More

Emmy nominations – Comedy … kind of

July 21, 2012 |

Hey y’all. I know you have all been dying in anticipation for my Emmy nomination reactions. Since they are abundant and I’m going to be on vacation this week, I’m rolling them out in three chunks: Comedy, Drama and Riff … Read More