Sasha Stone‘s Awards Daily Oscar prediction chart is up, and I must say again that it’s incredibly heartwarming to know that six pundits have joined me (or I them) in predicting a Social Network Best Picture win. It’s one thing to deny reality on your own, but there’s a special feeling of fraternity from being one of seven mule-ish diehards.
Favorite stubbornism: It is a far, far better thing to stand with these few than to join The King’s Speech crowd. 2nd favorite: “No…I cannot!,” said John Foster Dulles when he refused to shake the hand of Zhou Enlai.
[Filed from Delta flight #165, somewhere above Tennessee…I think.]