Ricky Gervais Lights Up the Golden Globes

As a longtime Ricky Gervais fan, I greatly enjoyed his squirm-inducing stint as MC of the Golden Globes last night, even if Tom Cruise, Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp et. al., probably didn't. But I'm a bit stunned that so many people seem scandalized by his performance. To the organizers of the Golden Globes: What'd you expect?!


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Joshua Green is a former senior editor at The Atlantic.

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