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Where Does Jodie Foster Speech Rank in the Golden Globes Pantheon?

The most miraculous aspect of last night’s Golden Globes Lifetime acceptance speech by Jodie Foster is that it put forth the same level of ballroom and telecast entertainment as Ving Rhames‘ hand-off of his Don King: Only in America 1998 acting statuette to Jack Lemmon. With Mel Gibson providing the throw-to audience celebrity extra flavor rather than Jack Nicholson and Jim Carrey.

Seriously. We watched the above clip before last night’s 70th Golden Globes and told ourselves how lucky we and everyone else would be if something came close. Well, thanks to Foster’s remarkable six-and-a-half-minute speech, that’s exactly what happened.

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Sightings at HuffPo Ball

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We saw NBC’s David Gregory, CNN’s John King – we also heard a rumor that promoter Don King was around. Former Howard Dean campaign manager, political consultant Joe Trippi was there, as well as Michael Calderone from Politico and Chris Matthews from…well we actually don’t know where Chris is from. Are there others where he comes from? Shudder.

Anyway, above is The Nation‘s Christopher Hayes who when running into us again said, “You’re the one that put me on the Internet.” So since he clearly has a Google Alert set up for himself – we couldn’t help but do it again. Hi Chris! Ahem..stalker.