Well the Oscars are upon us once again and not only are the Swag bags going a bit techie, but so is the broadcast. Let’s get to the swag bags first – Lauren Bush’s FEED Haiti tote bags is also a 2010 Oscar Goodie bag that will be stuffed with Bye Bye Bunches, a new fashion accessory designed to eliminate bunches; The Oscar goodie bag also includes ‘must have’ travel accessories, such as: Virgin Atlantic Gold Cards – providing access to world class lounges, priority check-in, upgrades, limo service and more miles; Morgans Hotel Group’s eclectic compilation CD No 4 played at MHG hotel properties around the globe; Vineyard Vines whimsical ties and preppy boxers; and Frank O’Hara’s acclaimed book of poetry entitled, Meditations in an Emergency.
Then there is the Distinctive Assets gift baskets for those nominees who don’t take home the statue.
For us mere peasants who want to keep up with everything Oscar tonight, you can using Twitter, Facebook or some iPhone Apps. The one app that’s been getting a lot of traction is the Vantiy Fair App and there is the live Oscar Twitter feed. Wolfgang Puck has already divulged what food is good for watching the Oscars and what he is preparing as the meal after the big event. Then of course there is the Official Oscars’s app.
For those who have cablevision and lost ABC a few minutes ago, they will probably appreciate these alternative ways of viewing the show and there is always the live webcast via the Facebook that will let you ask the celebs questions on the red carpet.