Best Oscar Misanthropy: Larry David
Just – look at this. Watch it all the way through. Don’t make the mistake I did, which is laugh so hard that you close your eyes to keep the tears from escaping, because you will miss the good stuff. Some of which is cute, a la Amy Poehler and Patricia Clarkson, and some of which is flat out hysterical.
He’s doing a crossword. On his phone. That’s when he can deign to stay awake, that is. Why come to a Hollywood Party? Why get dressed at all? The reason is that misanthropes only know they’re misanthropes when they’re surrounded by people, and if he didn’t touch his Hollywood Allergy Bruise now and again to make sure it was still a bruise, he wouldn’t be miserable, and then we wouldn’t have him in our lives. And I don’t know what we’d do then.