Oscars 2016 live: Twitter commentary on the Red Carpet and awards ceremony

What Twitter’s Smartest Critics and Funniest Comics Are Saying About the Oscars

What Twitter’s Smartest Critics and Funniest Comics Are Saying About the Oscars

All about the Academy Awards.
Feb. 28 2016 5:09 PM

What Critics and Comics Are Saying About the Oscars on Twitter

The snark machine.

88th Annual Academy Awards.
Security personnel keep watch at an entrance to the red carpet arrivals area as preparations continue for the 88th Annual Academy Awards on Friday in Hollywood, California.

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As everyone outside of Hollywood knows, the best part of Oscar night is making fun of Oscar night. That’s why, to aid in your viewing pleasure, we’ve created two lists that highlight all of the best Oscar snark on Twitter. On the left are tweets from dozens of the best culture critics in the country. On the right are tweets from dozens of America’s funniest comedians. Enjoy!

Chris Kirk is a web developer at New York magazine and Slate’s former interactives editor. Follow him on Twitter.

Jeremy Stahl is a Slate senior editor. You can follow him on Twitter.