Reading While Eating for Jan. 10: And the Nominees Are

Must-read links for your lunch break: Everything you need to know about the Oscars nominations

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Hosts Emma Stone (L) and Seth MacFarlane read the Best Actress nominees at the 85th Academy Awards nominee announcements in Beverly Hills, California January 10, 2013. The Oscars will be presented Sunday February 24.

Oscar Time! The 2013 Academy Awards nominations are out. TIME’s Richard Corliss breaks down who will win and who got snubbed. (

There are, of course, other opinions:

However: Everybody seemed to really like Beasts of the Southern Wild. Here’s TIME’s interview with its tiny star, Quvenzhané Wallis. (

Also: “How funny was Seth MacFarlane at the nominations announcement this morning?” asked no one on Twitter. (Flavorwire)

And Finally: Everything you’ll ever need to know about the word “Snubbed.” (BuzzFeed)

But Here’s Today’s Real Hollywood News: The New York Times Magazine‘s astonishing tale of what happened when the screenwriter of Raging Bull decided to cast Lindsay Lohan in his movie. (New York Times)

Where Can We Get a Priest by Jan. 20? Barack Obama’s inauguration pastor has been struck off the program for past anti-gay remarks. (NBC News)

Jerk of the Day: The person who left this asinine card instead of a tip. (The Daily

The Criminal Lives of Composers: Beethoven’s vagrancy, and other strange tales of the classical music world. (Mental Floss)

The Return of the Sexy Back: Justin Timberlake is going to make music again. (People)

Avast: The captain of the ferry that crashed into a pier in New York City yesterday wasn’t drunk. So that’s one thing. (New York Magazine)

The Good Thing About Drones: They can save tigers! Or even better, deliver your burritos. (The Week)