Busted Halo
feature: entertainment & lifestyle
February 17th, 2009

The 2nd Annual Oscar Smackdown!

Busted Halo vs. America Magazine..."and the WINNER is"


oscarsmackdownflashAs if last’s year’s drubbing on their Oscar podcast wasn’t enough, America magazine—the national Catholic weekly run by the Jesuits—asked to go head to head once again with BustedHalo.com’s editor-in-chief Bill McGarvey on this year’s Oscar race. America‘s resident Oscar snot-noses, Fr. Jim Martin SJ and associate editor Tim Reidy, tried valiantly to keep up with McGarvey in their discussion of this year’s Best Picture nominees: Milk, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Frost/Nixon, The Reader, and Slumdog Millionaire.

It should come as no surprise, however, that the twerps from 56th Street and Carnegie Hall were no match for the boy genius from Hell’s Kitchen.

Hear for yourself at America‘s podcast page (click here). If you listen closely you might even detect the faint sound of weeping as the crushing reality of total conquest finally begins to sink in. 2-0! See you next year?

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  • GT

    Excellent discussion of Slumdog Millionaire.

  • Bill McGarvey

    I have many faces…Mr. Keane

  • Jim Keane, SJ

    McGarvey: “boy genius from Hell’s Kitchen,” or “slacker musician from Hoboken”? You decide.

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