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Updated: Jan. 16, 2023
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Did The Oscar Noms Get It Right? Plus: Is Pam & Tommy Exploitative?
Oscar nominations are in, and against all odds, the Academy got it mostly right! We discuss the surprises and snubs, and what the award show can do to stay relevant.
Plus: Pam & Tommy, the new series about Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee, relitigates how we understand their sex tape scandal. But can these shows that seek to reframe the past ever avoid being exploitative?
Warm Up Question (most chaotic Oscar moments) - 00:01:45
Oscar Noms - 00:09:40
Pam & Tommy - 00:29:30
Drop It In The Group Chat - 00:51:45