The Sanjay Behind The Oscar-Nominated Animated Short ‘Sanjay’s Super Team’

By Neelanjana Banerjee For desi or South Asian American kids, religion and culture can be a confusing part of one’s identity. I remember being acutely aware of my mother’s prayer room—a repurposed walk-in closet—full of pictures of the Hindu Goddess Kali, who wears a necklace of decapitated heads, infused with smoky incense and freshly churned sandalwood […]

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Actress Geena Davis Critical of Oscar Host

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Oscar winner Geena Davis says remarks reflecting disrespect for women by the host of the Academy Awards overshadowed the win of an animated film with a strong female character. Davis, star of “Thelma & Louise,” referenced host Seth MacFarlane’s much-criticized Oscar routine during a ceremony on Monday at the state Capitol. […]

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Amy Poehler Prank Calls Seth Meyers on ‘Watch What Happens Live,’ Dodges Oscars Questions

Seth Meyers got a surprise prank call from his former “Weekend Update” co-host on Thursday night’s episode of “Watch What Happens Live.” Amy Poehler, disguising her voice and posing as a viewer from New Hampshire, phoned in to the show to ask Meyers what he liked about working with her on “SNL.” [xfinity-record-button id=”8809822949267363112″ program_type=”series”] […]

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