Oscar musical comedy

Comedian's theory on how to make leap to Oscar-worthy performance: Skip the laughs and take "that gay coalmining film with James Spader."

Published February 26, 2007 2:46PM (EST)

No Oscar nods for "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby" or "Nacho Libre," but Will Ferrell and Jack Black were on hand at the big show to threaten (via song) select nominees to individual ass-kickings, before John C. Reilly intercedes.

By David Puner

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