Brought to you by your resident academy expert David Smiedt

Before you know it, February 26 will roll around and everyone will be talking about the Oscars. From the red carpet hits and misses - tuxedos and ball gowns in the heat of an LA afternoon, what could possibly go wrong - to the invariable mangling of "foreign" names and (this year) a deluge of Trump jokes, it's that irresistible mix of celebration and car crash. It's also the classic water cooler topic, so here's what you need to know.

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