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Seth MacFarlane announces on Twitter he won't host Oscars again

Half of you are overjoyed, half of you are bummed.

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Half of you are overjoyed, half of you are bummed.



For all you people who hated Seth MacFarlane's performance Sunday as Oscars host, don't worry, he's already said he won't do it again. Yay! We can't wait to get back to awesome hosts like Anne Hathaway and James Franco.

When a Twitter user asked him if he'd do the hosting gig again if asked, MacFarlane was blunt early Tuesday: "No way. Lotta fun to have done it, though." He later followed the tweet with a shout out to geeks everywhere, writing, "The Oscars is basically the Kobayashi Maru test." The Wall Street Journal even confirmed MacFarlane actually wrote that, just to make the whole thing more credible.

For the people who devote brain cells to more useful things, that's a reference to the no-win scenario depicted to test Starfleet cadets first shown in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. It's famous to us nerds because Capt. Kirk revealed he was the only one ever to win it, because he cheated. Maybe that's what Seth should have done. Yeah, TV critics, his jokes were lame, but your golden boy Billy Crystal fell flat on his face last year, so we're at a loss as to what you think a host is supposed to be.

[Last modified: Tuesday, February 26, 2013 3:58pm]


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