Serious Grammy Commentary From Two Old Friends

"Good afternoon to y'all. We weren't gonna make a big deal about this, but Tommy and I were sitting around our annual Grammy party last night and we were just like, screw it. Folks need to know our thoughts on this. We've got the free time now, and the podiums, so why not?"
"Good afternoon to y'all. We weren't gonna make a big deal about this, but Tommy and I were sitting around our annual Grammy party last night and we were just like, screw it. Folks need to know our thoughts on this. We've got the free time now, and the podiums, so why not?"
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"First off, let's be real clear on something."
"First off, let's be real clear on something."
Photo by Andi Harman
"You guys know I love 'Otis.' You KNOW this. But I've got one question."
"You guys know I love 'Otis.' You KNOW this. But I've got one question."
photos by Laura Callas
"Why wasn't 'N---as In Paris' even nominated? WHAT THE H, GUYS? Tommy and I were ticked even before the show last night."
"Why wasn't 'N---as In Paris' even nominated? WHAT THE H, GUYS? Tommy and I were ticked even before the show last night."
photography by Jerry McClure
"BALL SO HARD."
"BALL SO HARD."
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"BALL SO HARD."
"BALL SO HARD."
photography by Jason Acton
"BALL SO HARD."
"BALL SO HARD."
William Neal
"ALSO, I don't know about you guys, but I was a little ticked that the Whitney tribute was only ONE GD song."
"ALSO, I don't know about you guys, but I was a little ticked that the Whitney tribute was only ONE GD song."
photography by William Neal
(blinking back tears) (softly) "GD, Whitney." (long sigh)
(blinking back tears) (softly) "Jesus, Whitney." (long sigh)
photos by Mariah Tyler
"..."
"..."
photography by Jason Acton
"But"--long sigh--"we don't wanna be completely negative about last night. Not with that comeback performance by my girl Adele."
"But"--long sigh--"we don't wanna be completely negative about last night. Not with that comeback performance by my girl Adele."
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"OMG, you guys! HOW GREAT WAS THAT? I mean, I wasn't sure she was gonna do 'Rolling in the Deep,' and then -- BOOM."
"OMG, you guys! HOW GREAT WAS THAT? I mean, I wasn't sure she was gonna do 'Rolling in the Deep,' and then -- BOOM."
photography by Jerry McClure
"'We could have had it allllllllllllllll.'"
"'We could have had it allllllllllllllll.'"
William Neal
"DAMN. She grabbed that show the biscuits and gave 'em a couple of turns."
"DAMN. She grabbed that show by the biscuits and gave 'em a couple of turns."
photos by Mariah Tyler
"I mean, wow. What'd you think, Tommy?"
"I mean, wow. What'd you think, Tommy?"
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"Oh, like I said last night, she blew the doors off that thing. Yep."
"Oh, like I said last night, she blew the doors off that thing. Yep."
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"I mean, and I know from singing, that was something special."
"I mean, and I know from singing, that was something special."
photography by Jason Acton
"But I'd like to go back to something you said: ONE song for Whitney? Come on. But you know, it was coming from the Grammys, that old leftist machine. So..."
"But I'd like to go back to something you said: ONE song for Whitney? Come on. But you know, it was coming from the Grammys, that old leftist machine. So..."
photography by Jason Acton
"WHAT DID WE EXPECT? You know who was behind this, right?"
"WHAT DID WE EXPECT? You know who was behind this, right?"
photography by Jason Acton
"OBAMA. And WASHINGTON. Just blew your mind, huh?"
"OBAMA. And WASHINGTON. Just blew your mind, huh?"
photography by Jason Acton
"I mean, enough of this horse hockey, Mr. President. COME ON."
"I mean, enough of this horse hockey, Mr. President. COME ON."
photography by Jason Acton
"Also, Skrillex? Give me a GD break."
"Also, Skrillex? Give me a GD break."
photography by Jason Acton
"Daaaaamn, son."
"Daaaaamn, son."
William Neal
"Alright, Tommy. Let's bounce."
"Alright, Tommy. Let's bounce."
photos by WJNPHOTO
"Peace out, players.'
"Peace out, players.'
photography by William Neal

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