hard to marry White Guy Talk Show Enthusiasm with one of the more divisive, problematic political figures of modern times. See y'all when The Comedy Central Roast of George W.
Peace and Love to you Jason, and to the family you left behind.
So many memories to add to this page, but I will add my wedding as the most memorable.
You flying from Dallas to Atlanta and singing at our wedding. Jason brought me into the Turtle Creek Chorale 20 years ago.
The track record of many past Oscar hosts has been jinxed, with reviews ranging from bad (Neil Patrick Harris in 2015) to worse (Seth Mac Farlane in 2013) to scorching (the incredibly awkward duo of James Franco and Anne Hathaway in 2011). And it’s something that you can tell your grandchildren about.” Kimmel is the first Oscar host to take on the job fresh off the Emmys, a twofer that has led to restless nights in which he often dreams about jokes.“Originally, it seemed a bit daunting,” says “Kimmel” co-head writer Danny Ricker.
In fact, the only masters of ceremonies in the past decade to emerge unscathed from the gig were Hugh Jackman (2009) and Ellen De Generes (2014), both of whom turned down offers to return. For starters, his agent didn’t really present it as an offer he could turn down — not that Kimmel would. “But it’s kind of nice that we have muscle memory for Jimmy hosting a three-hour awards show.” Kimmel received a high-profile endorsement early on, when Disney-ABC Television Group president Ben Sherwood publicly stated last September that he hoped the Academy would choose the late-night host.