The year was 2006, a magical time when George W. Bush was our president, Superman Returned, and everyone was shaking their "laffy taffy." In the midst of these salad days, Current TV flew me out to Hollywood to make Joe Does the Oscars, a segment that should have won several Oscars, for Awesomeness.
As you'll notice, the above video is just the celebrity interview section, with some deleted scenes at the end. The official cut of the video is below, and preamble where I wander around LA. EVERYTHING I DO IS AMUSING.