JACKMAN NAMED OSCAR HOST Australian actor HUGH JACKMAN has been named host of 2009’s 81st Annual Academy Awards. The 40 year old star named People magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive last month (Nov08) was given the honour by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Friday (12Dec08). Jackman, who has never been an Oscar nominee, won a prize at the 2005 Emmys for hosting the Tony Awards the same year (05).
Clearly humanity survived without incident, but it shows that even if you’re halfway across the galaxy, a gamma ray burst can reach out and affect you. So don’t worry. The chances of a gamma ray burst hitting Earth are minimal. Remove the baguettes from the oven and immediately fill each with some of the seasoned pork. In each sandwich, arrange 2 slices each of the pork roll and salami, 1 teaspoon soy sauce, 1/2 tablespoon cilantro, 1 slice cucumber, ground pepper, and chili oil, if using. Serve immediately with the slaw on the side..
Remember when people were freaking out over the Patriot Act and Homeland Security and all this other conveniently ready to go post 9/11 police state stuff, because it would obviously be just a matter of time before the whole apparatus was turned against non Muslim Americans when they started getting complain y about the social injustice and economic injustice and income inequality and endless recession and permanent unemployment? That day is now, and has been for some time. But it’s also now confirmedthat it’s now, as some Justice Department official screwed up and admitted that the Department of Homeland Security coordinated the riot cop raids on a dozen major Occupy Wall Street demonstration camps nationwide yesterday and today. (Oh, and tonight, too: Seattle is being busted up by the riot cops right now, so be careful out there.).
He did not speak a work of English or French, only Spanish. Our check in at midnight was scary as he did not want to let us in despite having a reservation. We showed him the reservation on our smart phone, and he did not want accept it and started yelling at us for not having a printed copy.