Oscar's height: 13 1/2 inches
Oscar's weight: 8 1/2 pounds
Number of Oscars presented at Academy Awards shows or to winners absent from show to date: 2,455
Number of competitive categories in 1927: 12
Number of competitive categories in 2002: 24
How many people it takes to make a statuette: 12
How long it takes to make a statuette: 20 hours
Number of Oscars manufactured each year: 50-60
How many Oscars have been refused: 3
Number of decorative prop Oscar statues: 65
Smallest decorative prop Oscar statue: 1-½ feet
Tallest decorative prop Oscar statue: 24 feet
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I don't even know if I'm going to watch the Oscars tonight. I'm not particularly interested, although I do like Steve Martin.
I remember when I was in high school, the Oscars were THE Event for the Drama Club crowd. We'd get dressed up, get someone's older brother to buy us champagne and figure out who's house had the best combination of a big TV, jacuzzi and out-of-town parents.
This year? Feh, whatever.
In the DVD Comentary for Hardball, the director (?) talks about meeting Keanu the day after the Oscars. Keanu showed up approximately an hour and a half late (he did call) in his helmet claiming that "the day after the Oscars should be a holiday."
So tomorrow is unofficially "Keanu Reeves Day".
So bake a cake or something.