Sure, he can wear a nice suit and tell some funny jokes with a straight face. But the one thing NewsFeed really wants from an Oscars host is a song and dance routine. It’s part of what makes people like Hugh Jackman and Billy Crystal such great awards-show hosts. And whether he’s in character as “Stephen Colbert” or acting on stage, Colbert can carry a tune. (Just watch his Colbert Report Christmas song above.) His Comedy Central comrade Jon Stewart may not have done so well, but we say the Oscars should give Colbert a shot.
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