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Off-Off-Off the Red Carpet Looks at the Oscars

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We live near enough a Red Line stop, so we thought it would be a fun idea to check out the madness, and the wacky looks, in the Oscar bleachers and the surrounding areas. Let us just tell you, we had NO IDEA what a cluster-eff the area would be. We got off at Hollywood and Vine, by the new W Hotel, and walked down Hollywood Blvd, which smelled a little less like urine than usual. We've never seen so many cops. And we didn't get anywhere near the bleachers: between us and them, there were two or three security checkpoints, each with a few hundred people in line. Bummer! (But then, we know people camp out for a couple of days; we just showed up at 2 in the afternoon). But we snapped a few picks of some stylish, and silly, Oscar viewers. Enjoy.
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