Reading While Eating for Feb. 22: What You Need to Know About Oscar Night

In today's must-read links for your lunch break: Absolutely everything you need to prepare for Sunday night's Academy Awards.

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Oscar statues are stored in a tent for the upcoming 85th Academy Awards, at Hollywood Boulevard in front of the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California, on February 19.

The Academy Awards Are Sunday Evening. It’s the most fabulous time of the year in Hollywood, although it probably helps if you’re somehow involved in Argo. (Los Angeles Times)

Seth MacFarlane Will Host. It’s the first time hosting the Oscars for the creator of Family Guy, and he’ll reportedly close the show with a musical number rather than the traditional Best Picture announcement. (ABC News)

Seven Discontinued Oscar Categories. Kind of disappointing to learn that not one of these was “Best Talkie,” but life goes on. (mental_floss)

The Embarrassing Early Films of Oscar-Winning Directors. These are nice and all, but remember that Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Adrien Brody and Matthew McConaughey were in Angels in the Outfield together. (Flavorwire)

Speaking of Best Picture Winners: Slumdog Millionaire actress Frieda Pinto visited a nursery in her hometown of Mumbai for Plan International’s “Because I Am a Girl” campaign. (Divanee)

Six Easy Steps to Totally Dominate Your Oscar Pool. 1. Find other ballots. 2. Shred other ballots. 3. Win. 4. Take. 5. The. 6. Money. (BuzzFeed)

Famous People Will Wear Clothing on Sunday. And they will also be interviewed while wearing those clothes. Sadly, we don’t have pictures of those clothes yet because we don’t have a time machine (and if we did, we’d probably use it for other things), so here are some pictures of the stars of Spring Breakers instead. (Go Fug Yourself)

2013 Oscars Drinking Game. Not listed: If Billy Crystal shows up in blackface again, drink everything. (FilmDrunk)

Ever Seen a Volcano Eruption From Space? Now you have. (The Daily What)

TIME’s 2013 Oscar Predictions. Guaranteed to be 100% accurate until at least 8 PM EST on Sunday night. (TIME.com)

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