§ The Golden Globes awards telecast last night had many moving moments, from Meryl Streep’s passionate speech, Viola Davis’s heartfelt intro to Streep, stirring wins for Atlanta and Moonlight, a record setting sweep for La La Land, and Chris Hemsworth and Gal Gadot (with charming baby bump) presenting an award together and blinding the world with superheroic good looks.
But for our kind, the best moment, the one that launched a thousand ships, came when a dizzy Goldie Hawn announced the winner for Best Actor, Comedy or Musical, and said “Ryan….” sending a thousand chimichanga loving hearts soaring, only to follow it with “…Gosling.” As Gosling trotted to the stage, Ryan Reynolds – also a nominee in the category for Deadpool, reached out for comfort to Andrew Garfield who was sitting near, and they had a big old smooch.
Maybe there is a God.
§ Later on at the Fox party, Rob Liefeld was spotted snapping a selfie with Donald Glover. I wondered if Liefeld’s busy Instagram feed would have the proper version and yeppers!
§ Oh and for your Thor/Wonder Woman fantasies:
— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) January 8, 2017
Mark Hamill has started a new project called “The Trumpster” where he reads Donald Trump’s tweets in the voice of the Joker. Hilarious!
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.