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Golden Globes: Host Ricky Gervais was just too nasty.
Golden Globes: Host Ricky Gervais was just too nasty.

The opposite of dull and deferential is not snotty and abusive.Just a little notion someone might have mentioned to Ricky Gervais before he once again took the stage at the Beverly Hilton on Sunday night as host of the 2011 Golden Globes. Last year, the famously astringent comic was mildly disappointing — he swore he wasn't going to break a sweat hosting, and he didn't. This year, he was far better prepared, and one would imagine, much sweatier, as it quickly became clear that his material wasn't just falling flat, it was making many audience members and presenters uncomfortable and even angry.Gervais was called out for unnecessary roughness by so many stars both backstage and on that it...

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