Gold Rush: Screen Actors Guild Awards Nominees 2011

The Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations were announced this morning — in which the actors applaud their peers for the finest performances of the year.

Last year’s winners were Colin Firth, Natalie Portman, Christian Bale, Melissa Leo, and The King’s Speech. Sound familiar? The winner of the Best Ensemble award is virtually guaranteed a Best Picture nominations at the Academy Awards.

Yes, all eyes will be on the SAG Awards this year.

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Not Tonight, Santa: The 25 Best Fucking Christmas Songs* (Vol. 1)

*based on absolutely no criteria whatsoever.

Ah, December. The one time of year you can listen to the most terrible music on Earth, and no one can judge you for it.

If you’re like me — and let’s face it, you’re probably not, because I am one odd duck — then most holiday music probably makes you want to tear your hair out of your skull, light it on fire, and use it to burn down the nearest shopping mall immediately. (Or something equally destructive.)

In theory, I like Christmas music. It’s catchy, it’s chipper, it spreads good cheer.

In theory.

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