Oscars 2011: 'Wait Wait' Live On The Red Carpet! : Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me! Red carpet commentary from people who can tell the difference between a dress and pants! Wait Wait live blogs the Oscars.
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'Wait Wait' Live On The Red Carpet!

Style commentary from people who have none! Find @waitwait on Twitter, where we'll be following the ceremony: #wwoscars.

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Christian Bale and wife Sibi Bale

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Mike: He looks like Young Santa Claus.

Peter: He's so committed to his roles. He grew that beard. And he grew that suit.

Eva: Who's beard are you wearing?

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Mike: Starring in the sequel to Black Swan ... Black Canada Goose.

Ian: High five for my crazy dress? Anybody?

Peter: She looks great, but where are all the Dalmatians?

Rick Ross (left) and Brad Oltmann of Price Waterhouse Cooper arrive with briefcases containing the winners' envelopes. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Rick Ross (left) and Brad Oltmann of Price Waterhouse Cooper arrive with briefcases containing the winners' envelopes.

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Mike: I respect Lady Gaga for a more understated entry, but how did they fit her in those suitcases?

Eva: Both those guys are hiding their baby bumps?

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Eva: It's made from actual strips of film. That film? Just Go With It.

Peter's kids: That's not Helena Bonham Carter. That's actually Bellatrix LeStrange.

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Ian: Props to the photographer for getting a shot of the inside of Woody Allen's head.

Mike: Wait, the Oscars are tonight???

Peter: It looks like she tucked the napkin in for dinner, and forgot to take it out.

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Eva: I like the nautical theme. Not a lot of dresses have portholes. Or barnacles.

Mike: She's ready for open heart surgery.

Ian: I feel like if I shake her, it'll come up "OUTLOOK NOT GOOD" in that little window.

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Valentino and Anne Hathaway.

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Mike: That's Anne Hathaway and James Franco, starring in the movie 127 Years Old.

Ian: Class is dying yourself to match Oscar.


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Ian: You can tell from the look on her face she can tell what I'm thinking.

Mike: She's just mad because Kelso is like 20 minutes late to pick her up.

Eva: I hope that tiny purse is full of nipple tape.

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Mike: Who are you wearing? "Ian's grandmother's doily."

Ian: Never has a dress had so many see-thru parts without being sexy.

Oscar statues, behind the scenes.
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- Oscar's secret is revealed! Gold Spanx.

- Yes, he's wearing Best Supporting Support Hose.

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