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Acceptance Speech Tips for Emmy Winners, by Parker Posey


If only the Emmy winners this Sunday night would take a cue from Parker Posey, who plays a ridiculously affected and over-the-top acting coach in this parody video about how to accept an award. Man, that would be three hours worth watching. Otherwise … meh. But at least television's biggest night isn't as stick-up-the-arse as the Oscars, where it seems like every contender has been practicing The Speech for decades. The Emmys? Less so, which can make for a few memorable moments. Nothing like Posey dreams up, though, in this promotion for the ABC broadcast. Among her suggestions: Thank people in a language you don't normally speak! Ugly cry! Take your clothes off! Fake a heart attack! There's plenty more in the master class from JA,N, Posey's awkwardly punctuated thespian. (Her name is an acronym for Just Act, Naturally). Are you listening, Bryan Cranston? The piece was produced by PMK*BNC and Paulilu Productions for Audi, which is sponsoring the Emmys—and subtly integrates the all-new Audi S7.

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