No need to delay the singing

One of the advantages of having an Oscars host who isn't a comedian is not having the show open with obligatory five minutes of stand-up. Neil Patrick Harris landed big laughs with one line, "Tonight we honor Hollywood's best and whitest...brightest." That's all he needed before the singing.
Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times
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