The Everyday Oscars

Well, it’s happened again. I was passed over. Not a single Oscar nomination. The whole process is completely biased against people like me. Ok, I know that there aren’t really other people like me, but that does not excuse the Hollywood establishments prejudice against me. The Oscars have been handed out longer than I’ve been alive, but not once have I been awarded a gold, phallic statuette. Just because I’m not some kiss-ass Hollywood insider who’s made a movie in the past year they completely overlook my accomplishments! It is because of this snub that I refuse to attend the awards ceremony.

I do have Oscar-worthy acting talent. So do many of you. Just because our skills don’t appear on the big screen doesn’t mean our talents should go unappreciated! To recognize the acting achievements of everyone like me, I hereby introduce The First Annual Everyday Oscar Awards! I imagine the awards ceremony will go something like this:

MC Phil: The Everyday Oscar for Best Performance in The Workplace goes to…(fumbling with envelope)..Craig Snodgrass for his role in “The Overdue Report!”  (video clip begins to roll on the monitor)

Craig: “Yes Mr. Hendricks, I knew that report was due this morning. I was about to forward it to you when I got the call that my grandmother, the woman who raised me after my parents died, was in a car accident.”

Mr. Hendricks: “Is that a Hooters napkin sticking out of your pocket?”

Craig: “Yes it is sir. The hospital needed two quarts of my blood for the transfusion. They said I should drink a lot of fluids for the rest of the day. I got a little woozy driving back to the office and I had to pull over.”

MC Phil: That always brings a tear to my eye. Next up, the Everyday Oscar for Best Relationship Saving Performance goes to…Heather Stevens for her fantastic performance in “Whose Boxers Are These?” (video clip begins to roll)

Boyfriend: “Heather, I just found these boxer shorts under your side of the bed! They’re not mine! Whose are they?!!?”

Heather: Awww! You ruined the surprise! I bought them for you, but I got so turned on at the thought of you in them, that I put them on myself and wore them around for a day. Would you like to see me in them?”

Boyfriend: “Are these your skid marks?”

Heather: “Umm…yeah?”

As you can see this would be a very popular idea.


4 responses to “The Everyday Oscars

  1. I got passed up for my best Housewife performance again this year. I feel your pain. 😉

  2. Perhaps Mr. Berly didn't nominate you. I think you may need to have a serious talk with him.

  3. Damn, I got passed over this year again. Me and you and Ryan Gosling, we should hang out…

  4. I've been practising my speech for 3 months, I can't believe I didn't win anything.

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