For some reason, the long-lost article this Series of Five is all based on considered this a funny moment. It's not really all that funny, but it's impossible not to include it for just sheer, unbridled enthusiasm. And ultimately that can't help but bring a laugh and a smile to your face. So...I guess that's enough to make it qualify. It comes from the 69th Oscars in 1997, when Cuba Gooding, Jr., won for Best Supporting Actor in Jerry Maguire. This is one happy guy.
Robert J. Elisberg is a two-time recipient of the Lucille Ball Award for comedy screenwriting. He's written for film, TV, the stage, and two best-selling novels, and is a regular columnist for the Huffington Post and the Writers Guild of America. Among his other writing, he has a long-time column on technology (which he sometimes understands), and co-wrote a book on world travel. As a lyricist, he is a member of ASCAP, and has contributed to numerous publications.
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