F1 News: “Oscar didn’t do anything wrong”- Alpine boss has to ‘blame himself’ for ’embarrassing’ Oscar Piastri fiasco, feels former F1 driver

Former F1 driver Ralf Schumacher has aired his thoughts on all the drama surrounding Oscar Piastri. Piastri had earlier denied having signed for Alpine after the team made an official public announcement suggesting otherwise. Schumacher believes that the Formula 2 champion is not in the wrong and that Alpine’s reaction regarding a potential court case … Read more

Wanda Sykes, Amy Schumer and Regina Hall to Host the Oscars

The Oscars, seeking cultural relevance again after last year’s ceremony hit record low ratings, have a host again. Three, in fact. Amy Schumer, Regina Hall and Wanda Sykes are in final negotiations to host the 94th Academy Awards next month, according to six sources with knowledge of the discussions. The three comic actresses come to … Read more

Academy apologizes to Sacheen Littlefeather about 1973 Marlon Brando Oscar controversy

(The Hill) – The organizers behind the Academy Awards are apologizing to Sacheen Littlefeather nearly 50 years after she famously took to the stage on behalf of Marlon Brando, and vowing to focus on inclusivity. In a June “statement of reconciliation” released Monday by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, President David Rubin … Read more

Ex-Chelsea star Oscar sees his move to Flamengo ‘CALLED OFF at the last minute by Shanghai SIPG

Ex-Chelsea star Oscar sees his move to Flamengo ‘CALLED OFF at the last minute by Shanghai SIPG after they go back on their agreement’ – despite the playmaker being pictured in the Brazilian club’s shirt two weeks ago! Oscar’s move to Flamengo collapses after Shanghai SIPG go back on their word The attacking midfielder had … Read more

Review: ‘Calling for a Blanket Dance,’ by Oscar Hokeah; ‘Stories From the Tenants Downstairs,’ by Sidik Fofana; and ‘Sirens & Muses,’ by Antonia Angress

When Ever is only 6 months old, a group of police officers beat his father for refusing to pay a bribe, leaving him with permanent kidney damage. This is how Oscar Hokeah’s devastating debut, CALLING FOR A BLANKET DANCE (258 pp., Algonquin, $27), begin. The book showcases five decades of Ever’s life, presented from 12 … Read more

F1 fallouts including Michael Schumacher and Lewis Hamilton as Oscar Piastri saga rolls on | F1 | Sport

The saga involving Oscar Piastri’s expected move to McLaren has died down somewhat in recent days, but the Aussie driver’s future in F1 is yet to be officially confirmed despite him having reportedly signed a deal with the British outfit over the course of the summer break. The 21-year-old is believed to be replacing fellow … Read more

Academy apologizes to Sacheen Littlefeather about 1973 Marlon Brando Oscar controversy | WIVT

(The Hill) – The organizers behind the Academy Awards are apologizing to Sacheen Littlefeather nearly 50 years after she famously took to the stage on behalf of Marlon Brando, and vowing to focus on inclusivity. In a June “statement of reconciliation” released Monday by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, President David Rubin … Read more

A history of political moments at the Oscars

around this time last year, Donald Trump called out the Oscars for being too “politically correct,” accusing the show of serving as a platform for the Democratic Party, and suggesting that the Academy was straying from its initial function to honor movies without acknowledgment of the world around them. Aside from the general, unhinged nature … Read more