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Mediocrity Elevated, Bamboozled Ignored

Here's a pretty old legacy post from the blog archives of Geekery Today; it was written about 23 years ago, in 2001, on the World Wide Web.

Salon’s complete list of this year’s Oscar winners poses the musical question: Why in God’s name did Gladiator win Best Picture?! In actuality, Best Picture should have been Spike Lee’s Bamboozled, but, well, the Spike Lee bit will tell you why it wasn’t even nominated…

Anticopyright. This was written in 2001 by Rad Geek. Feel free to reprint if you like it. This machine kills intellectual monopolists.