It's Oscar Nomination day on this week's Pop Almanac! Brendan and Duncan, known Oscar fanatics, have many thoughts in the wake of yesterday's announcements.
First things first, Jonah Hill is an Oscar nominee! That is totally a real thing that happened! Duncan is outraged that The Tree of Life didn't get 40 nominations, Brendan is mildly surprised that hipsters didn't push Drive into any of the major categories. The clear frontrunners for Best Picture are identified, and certain key predictions are off-handedly made.
It's a day of snubs, underdog victories, and improbable surprises. Did we mention "Academy Award nominee Jonah Hill"? The incredulity only grows as this weeks installment continues.
Take a listen to some in-depth Oscar-nerd talk!
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