Richard's Poor Almanac by Richard Thompson for September 26, 2022
some advice for the academy it's oscar time! but what if some pushy winner won't shut up? actor: i'd like to thank my agent & my mother & my sommelier & l. ron hubbard & my cats - what th - a rolling blackout might slow him down. actor: & my producer & my feng shuist & my rolodex & hey! i'm not finished! blamo try an exploding oscar with a 2 minute fuse. res hollywood! actor: & my personal trainer & my geneticist & no! no! get them away from me! a dispirited group of oscar winners from years past who've slipped back into obscurity could be herded onstage. actor: & i'd like to thank god for believing in me! god: oh, yeah? an act of god. when approached, he said he'd love to help, but only with best picture, maybe best director.