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Emmys 2014: For good and bad, it was a 'Breaking Bad' night
Emmys 2014: For good and bad, it was a 'Breaking Bad' night

In the spirit of Monday's Emmy telecast, let's give it up for Seth Meyers. Hosting any awards show is a perilous and exhausting task — the shows are long, the live audience increasingly filled with losers, and the critics, who have just spent three hours losing the office pool and eating way too many carbs, are often just plain mean. But Seth, I am here to tell you, despite the California Pizza Kitchen bloat from which I now suffer, you did great. Your opening monologue was funny, fresh and smart, chock-full of good jokes and insight into the wonderful roiling madness that is television today. You, producer Don Mischer and the show's writers wisely leveraged the...

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