Globes Turned Serious? Try the Dorians!

January 21, 2015 11:19 PM

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The January 2015 ceremony of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's Golden Globe Awards by all accounts was more serious, less, well, fun. As someone who has attended many years as a member of the press I can tell you, some celebrities use (or used) the Globes as a serious way to party with friends old and new; in other words, they drank. And when a group of creatives drink, well, it can get fun. And that was, and could be again, the beauty of the Globes; unpredictable celebrity antics. After all, they are voted on by 88 members (according to The Week) , for perspective The Motion Picture Academy has over 6000 members, The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences 18,000 members and Screen Actors Guild, of which I am a member, 165,000 members.

I am also a member of GALECA, the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association. In it's short life it already has more members than the Hollywood Foreign Press and its annual awards, the Dorian, are just simply more fun. Over the 25 categories there's the usual best film or TV show, as well as ...

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