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[[folder: Film ]]


->''"Welcome to the UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s (or as it's known in my house, [[BitingTheHandHumor Passover]])."''
-->--'''Creator/BobHope''', hosting the 1968 Oscars

->''"I'm up here with mixed feelings. I've been critical of the Academy, and for reason....I refuse to believe that I "beat" Jack Lemmon, that I "beat" Creator/AlPacino, that I "beat" Creator/PeterSellers. I refuse to believe that Robert Duvall "''lost''"."''
-->--'''Creator/DustinHoffman''', Best Actor Award speech, 52nd Annual Academy Awards (1980)

->''"Someday, Creator/StevenSpielberg will win his Oscar. This year he was rebuked and snubbed, and so Hollywood will provide the happy ending and give him an Oscar two or three years from now, and people will explain that it is 'really' for ''The Color Purple.'' That's the way the Oscar game has always been played."''
-->--'''Creator/RogerEbert''' on ''Film/TheColorPurple''

->''"For those of you who are keeping score at home, I just want to make something very clear: Creator/MartinScorsese, zero Oscars. Three 6 Mafia, '''one'''."''[[note]][[ThrowTheDogABone Scorsese would win the following year for]] ''Film/TheDeparted''[[/note]]
-->-- '''Creator/JonStewart''', while hosting the 2006 Academy Awards

->''"In any correctly balanced world, [[Creator/KirstenDunst (Kirsten) Dunst]] would stride away with the Oscar while throwing up her arms like a Series/{{Maury}} guest in a ''"Whut? Whut? Ya’ll know I’m all that…"'' but [[Film/TheIronLady Streep did Thatcher]], so that’s probably not happening."''
-->--'''Stuart Millard''' [[http://franticplanet.wordpress.com/2011/12/20/my-top-20-movies-of-2011-the-list-part-2/ on]] ''{{Film/Melancholia}}''

->''"Julianne is apparently the frontrunner for the Best Actress Oscar for ''Film/StillAlice'', but I’m not about to get my hopes up. Julianne should’ve won for ''Film/{{Safe|1995}}'' and I screamed [='=]''ROBBED!''[='=] when she wasn’t even nominated. Julianne should’ve won for ''Film/BoogieNights'' and I screamed [='=]''ROBBED!''[='=] when she didn’t win. Julianne should’ve won for ''Film/{{Magnolia}}'' and I still have scars on my tonsils from the sores I got while screaming [='=]''ROBBED! ROBBED! CALL THE POLICE!''[='=]"''
-->--'''[[http://dlisted.com/2014/11/13/open-post-hosted-by-ginger-goddess-julianne-moore/ Michael K.]]''' on "Ginger Goddess Creator/JulianneMoore"

->''"If you're relying on the Oscars to be an accurate barometer of progress—hell, if you're just hoping they dish out awards to movies that aren't fucking terrible—you better be ready for [[SturgeonsLaw a lot of disappointment in life.]]"''
-->--'''[[http://theconcourse.deadspin.com/oscar-nominations-won-t-solve-a-fucking-thing-1679719763 Drew Magary]]''', "Oscar Nominations Won't Solve a Fucking Thing"

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[[folder: Live-action TV ]]


->'''Lou''': You aren't getting a Teddy Award. I'm sorry, you're weren't nominated, but there will be other years.\\
[{{beat}}]\\
'''Ted''': '''''[[TheScream AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAUUUUUUUGH]]'''''
-->--''Series/TheMaryTylerMooreShow''

->''"...And remember, people, it's not whether you win or lose -- because we are ''all'' going to lose in every possible category."''
-->--'''''Series/NewsRadio''''', "Awards Show"

->''[[AlwaysSecondBest The streak]] [[SubvertedTrope is over]]! '''[[AllMyChildren SUSAN LUCCI!!!]]'''''
-->-- '''Shemar Moore'''[[note]][[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgWEDVIFGN0 Lucci had previously been nominated 18 times before finally winning a Daytime Emmy]][[/note]]
->'''[[ShowStopper Lucci]]''': I truly never believed that this would happen.

->'''Casey''': Now, is it your belief that Elvis Costello isn't cool?\\
'''Dan''': No, it's my belief that [[PopCultureIsolation Grammy voters aren't cool.]]
-->-- ''Series/SportsNight''

->''"It was crazy. We saw our audience get bigger and bigger, and then come the SAG awards, the Emmy Awards, the Golden Globes—nothing. We were like, 'Well, what the fuck is going on?' And David Simon, he was so cool. He was like 'Fuck the awards, I’m not about that. [[DoingItForTheArt I’m about telling a good story]].' He was on interviews, like, 'We don’t need that.' And some of us, in the back of our heads, were like, 'Yo, stop sayin’ '''[[UnwantedAssistance we!]]'''[='=]"''
--> -- '''Andre Royo''' on the Emmy snubs inflicted on ''Series/TheWire''

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[[folder: Music ]]


->''"And the winner is...me. I have never received nuthin'. Y'all ain't never given me no Grammy. And I have been singin' for ''years''! I am [[WroteTheBook the architect of rock n' roll]], you ain't never given me nuthin'! And I ''am'' the originator, and I still say '''''WOOOOOO!!'''''"\\
''(receives standing ovation)''\\
"And the winner is...still me."''
-->--'''Music/LittleRichard''' [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQ-qRSsmg10 presents]] the 1988 Grammy for Best New Artist

->''"1989 Grammy award LOSERS."''
--> -- The packaging of some pressings of ''[[Music/{{Metallica}} ...And Justice for All]]''

->''"We'd like to thank Music/JethroTull for not putting out an album this year."''
-->-- '''[[Music/{{Metallica}} Lars Ulrich]]''', accepting an actual Grammy in 1990.

->''"So, the UsefulNotes/{{Grammy|Award}}s are a joke. They've always been a joke. Me being so obvious as to point out that the Grammys are joke makes ''me'' kind of a joke. No one on earth sees a Grammy as ''any'' indicator of quality... And nowhere does the Grammys seem to get it wrong more often than the '[[DeweyDefeatsTruman Best New Artist]]' Grammy, which all too often seems to go to flameouts, flash-in-the-pans, and all-around footnotes in music history. It's the MaddenCurse of music."''
-->--'''WebVideo/ToddInTheShadows''' on Marc Cohn's "Walking in Memphis"

->''"The Hollywood Walk of Fame is an iconic symbol of entertainment history. Of course, like any other hall of fame, it's also a total sham...would you believe the BackstreetBoys have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame? Sure you would; they sold a shit-ton of records and had a huge impact on the direction of popular radio in their day. You know who doesn't have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame? That's right, Music/{{NSYNC}}. That's like only giving Pepsi a star on the soda walk of fame."''
-->--'''''Website/{{Cracked}}''''', [[http://www.cracked.com/blog/5-b.s.-achievements-people-need-to-stop-taking-seriously/ "5 B.S. 'Achievements' People Need to Stop Taking Seriously"]]

->''"Yo, [[Music/TaylorSwift Taylor]], I'm really happy for you, [[MemeticMutation I'ma let you finish]], but [[{{Music/Beyonce}} Beyoncé]] had one of the best videos of all time! OF ALL TIIIIIIME!"''
-->-- '''Music/KanyeWest''', ''2009 MTV Video Music Awards''

->''“I felt like it was [[{{Beyonce}} her]] time to win. My view is what the [[PrecisionFStrike fuck]] does she have to do to win Album of the Year? … Obviously the visual is very new and [[TrueArtIsAncient the Grammys are very traditional]], but I thought this would be the year they went with the tides.”''
-->-- '''Music/{{Adele}}''', after beating Music/{{Beyonce}} for Album of the Year [[http://ew.com/music/2017/02/13/grammys-2017-adele-beyonce-album-year/ at the 2017 Grammys]]

->"[[SelfTitledAlbum Beyoncé]] ''and'' Music/{{Lemonade}} ''are great, important works of art. It feels like we might look back on this time as the beginning of Music/{{Beyonce}}’s classic period, something very few artists have. The unfair, [[PrecisionFStrike fucked-up]] part of it all, however, is that it’s actually going to take Beyonce making an album as earth-shattering as ''Music/{{Innervisions}} ''or'' Music/SongsInTheKeyOfLife ''to beat the next collection of Music/TaylorSwift songs [[RoadTripPlot about road trips]] for the Album of the Year Grammy. [[MinorityShowGhetto In order to be celebrated as the artist that made the best album in one year, black artists have to make an album that stands up for 30 years]]."''
--> -- '''Rembert Browne''', [[http://www.vulture.com/2017/02/what-more-does-beyonc-have-to-do-to-win-album-of-the-year.html “For a Black Artist to Win Album of the Year, They Have to Make an Album of the Decade,”]] ''Vulture''

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[[folder: Print Media ]]


->''"Once upon a time, the highest American distinction that could befall fifty-two men and women in a given year was to have one's face on the cover of ''Time'' magazine. Even [[Creator/WHAuden Auden]] was thrilled when he heard that he was the subject of a cover story, and deeply hurt when it was cancelled because the managing editor, nodding beneath his flat rock, had been told that [[HeteronormativeCrusader Auden was a fag]] and no fag could ever be so honored. This changed in time, but too late for Auden."''
-->-- '''Creator/GoreVidal''', ''Palimpsest''

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[[folder: Professional Wrestling ]]


->''"Drew Carey is the worst, and most offensive {{Wrestling/WWE}} Hall of Fame inductee. All the criticism of the Hall is summed up in Drew Carey. His inclusion sullies the institution. Drew Carey is in the WWE Hall of Fame. [[Wrestling/RandySavage Macho Man Randy Savage]] and [[Wrestling/RickRude Ravishing Rick Rude]] are not. That alone is a travesty."''
-->--'''[[http://wwehalloffameblog.com/category/class-of-2011/ James Ferrarella]]'''

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[[folder: Theatre ]]


->''"No one votes for Theatre/{{Wicked}}."''
-->-- '''Theatre/ForbiddenBroadway''', to the tune of "No One Mourns The Wicked"

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[[folder: Video Games ]]


->''"Remember when ''VideoGame/OperationFlashpoint'' won "Game of the Year" back in 2001? And when you look at the gameplay, it's easy to understand how it beat out ''[[LongList Final Fantasy X, Paper Mario, Twisted Metal Black, Pikmin, Grand Theft Auto III, Metal Gear Solid 2, Rogue Squadron 2, Smash Bros Melee, Halo: Combat Evolved..]]''"''
-->--'''[[LetsPlay/{{Videogamedunkey}} Dunkey]]''', [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hqMblpSqhgM "Game of the Year"]]

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[[folder: Western Animation ]]


->''Who holds back the electric car?\\
Who makes [[Film/PoliceAcademy Steve Guttenberg]] a star?\\
We do, we do!\\
Who robs cavefish of their sight?\\
Who rigs every Oscar night?\\
We do, we do!''
-->-- '''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZI_aEalijE Stonecutters Song]]''' from ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS6E12HomerTheGreat "Homer The Great"]]

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