A Night at the Oscars: Noah Gittell

Feb 28, 2024 | aging, books, culture, Health, politics, seniors

A Night at the Oscars: Noah Gittell

The Not Old Better Show, Smithsonian Associates Interview Series

Welcome to a special edition of The Not Old Better Show,” Smithsonian Associates interview series on radio and podcast, where today, we’re rolling out the red carpet for an exclusive Oscars preview that promises to be as captivating as the ceremonies themselves.

I’m your host, guiding you through an evening with Noah Gittell, esteemed film critic for the Washington City Paper and an authoritative voice in the realms of The Atlantic, The Ringer, and the BBC, among others. As we gear up for the Academy Awards on March 10, celebrating the pinnacle of cinematic achievements from the past year, we dive deep into the heart of Oscars season—unpacking the surprises, the snubs, and the sheer spectacle of the race to those coveted golden statuettes.

Noah Gittell will be presenting at Smithsonian Associates coming up, so please check out our notes today for more details.  But we have Noah Gittell today, and he is here to share his insider’s look at the

Oscars, from the intricacies of Academy Awards history and trivia to a discerning discussion on this year’s most talked-about nominations and performances. With an evening that illuminates the backstage stories, the rumors, and the gossip, Noah ensures you’ll be the most enlightened guest at any Oscar party.

Moreover, we’ll explore the emotional rollercoaster of Oscar predictions, where you, our distinguished audience, will have the chance to cast your votes for the winners, with the most accurate predictors standing to win exciting prizes after the awards are announced.

So, whether you’ve already picked your favorites or you’re keen to hear expert insights on this year’s contenders—from the groundbreaking to the controversial—join us for an unforgettable journey into the heart of the Oscars. This is “The Not Old Better Show,” where we celebrate the art of cinema and the stories that shape our world, making every moment count. Stay tuned!

My thanks to writer and Oscar historian Noah Gittell, who’ll be presenting at Smithsonian Assosciates coming up, and the title of Noah’s presentation is ‘A Night at the Oscars.’ Please check out our show notes for more information about Noah Gittell and his upcoming Smithsonian Associates presentation.  My thanks to the Smithsonian team for all they do to support the show!  My thanks to you our wonderful audience here on radio and podcast…be well, be safe, and Let’s Talk About Better™. The Not Old Better Show, Smithsonian Associates Interview Series on radio and podcast.  Thanks, everybody, and we’ll see you next week.