Oscar Haiku Book Giveaway!

We’re giving away a book pack for our AwardsDaily giveaway.  To get the pack, please write a haiku of this silly season.  Remember, they are five syllables, then seven, then five!  We are giving away Matt Zoller Seitz’ new Wes Anderson book, Robert Osborne’s...
Posted On 22 Feb 2014

Annual Golden Globes Haiku and Contest

AD makes haikus Clever words strung together. Let’s see what you do. A Haiku is defined by three lines. The first line has five syllables. The second line has seven syllables and the third line has five syllables. Ideally, these represent three separate thoughts that tie in...
Posted On 12 Jan 2014

Pre-Nominations Oscar Haiku

What do you hope to see happen on Thursday?  We’re giving away the Django Unchained soundtrack for the best haiku. Or you can just enter for fun.  I’ll start.  Five syllables, seven syllables, five syllables. Got it. Friends with a rabbit. Elwood P. Dowd was his name....
Posted On 07 Jan 2013

13th Annual Golden Globes Haiku!

As you know you must stick to the format — and that is three lines, with 5, 7, 5 syllables in each respectively.  Five for the first line, seven for the second and then five again for the third.  We will select three winners.   I’ll start. Who cares if you lose, But...
Posted On 15 Jan 2012

Haiku Giveaway Winner: cineJAB

Rigorous wordplay Turns adversity to verse; Squabbles sound sweeter. My favorite thing about haiku contests is how they ask that we carefully consider our wording so all the clashing opinions find the same rhythm in a harmonious chorus. I was supposed to choose a few of the best...
Posted On 30 Dec 2010

Oscar Ballots Out Today – FYC Haiku and Giveaway

It’s all come down to this, Oscar watchers. We are entering the fertile period where implantation has either taken place or not. If it has, there will be nominations aplenty.¬† In honor of the day, as is tradition around here, we will send out an Oscar FYC in the of the...
Posted On 27 Dec 2010

Day Before the Oscars Haiku

We’re all a little worse for the wear this year. But let’s try to perk ourselves up with a little Haiku. A haiku is a non-rhymed verse genre.There are 5 syllables in the first sentence, 7 in the second and 5 again in the last sentence I’ll start. The game must...
Posted On 06 Mar 2010

Day Before the Oscar Noms Haiku

The haiku is an Awards Daily/Oscarwatch tradition. The haiku is a three line, seventeen syllable poem, with perfect thoughts per line and each line containing the syllable pattern: 5, 7, 5. I’ll start. AD fight to death, Sandra versus Meryl Streep, who would rather kiss....
Posted On 01 Feb 2010

4th Annual Globes Haiku

It’s an annual tradition by now. We like to do Haiku twice. Once for the Globes and once for Oscar. The Haiku for this will follow the 5,7,5 syllable pattern and ideally each line is its own little thought. I’ll start. Avatar gets Hurt Golden Globes settles the score...
Posted On 16 Jan 2010

Oscar Haiku, The End is Nigh (sticky)

More Haiku from Clarence: Ask America - Did anyone see the nominees for this year? Young and fresh… Oscars Travel down the garden path A bit desperate Actors perform in The year of the biopic Uninspiring Three lines. Five syllables, seven syllables, five syllables No Mickey...
Posted On 22 Feb 2009
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