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Posts Tagged ‘Gig Young’

A Posthumous End to ‘Oscargate’

In 1997, an agreement was concluded between Jennifer Young, the daughter of late actor Gig Young, his CAA agent Marty Baum and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. There was only one catch; it was not to take effect until Baum died.

That happened earlier this month, and so now, for an agreed upon period of 48 weeks per year, Young’s daughter will get to own her dad’s Best Supporting Actor statuette, which he won for his work in 1969′s They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? (pictured)

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FBLA 20 Questions: April Winchell

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April Winchell, writer, radio personality, and the funniest person we know, took time out from her busy day to answer the FBLA 20 Questions:

1. What newspapers do you read?
Whatever’s laying around at the Methadone clinic.

2. Which ones do you move your lips while reading?
My father taught me never to move my lips.

3. Which Web sites are on your favorites bookmark?
FBLA, etsy, Gawker, Defamer, YouTube, Goldenfiddle, Everlastingblort, WWTTD

Also this one:
I can’t believe they make this product in this scent, and I have to look at it almost every day. Seriously, am I washing it or marinating it? I bet this is what Padma Lakshmi uses.

4. Where do you get your car washed?
Oh that’s funny. Sometimes I scrape the bird shit off my windshield with a key, but that’s about it.

5. Do you know your dentist’s first name? Doctor.

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