DeGeneres also masterminded the pizza boy gag. “When Ellen said she wanted to do it, we said we’d hire an actor, but she said, ‘No, no, no. You’re not hiring an actor. I want a real pizza delivery person,’ ” Zadan revealed. “We said that the FBI would have to do a background check. She said, ‘I don’t care. I want it to be real. I want this guy to walk in and not know he’s going to the Academy Awards.’ “
She’s a genius
you know what’s really shitty about losing someone? time. fucking time. time doesn’t heal all wounds; time fucks up your memories. there’s nothing to anchor down a memory no matter how hard you try and no matter how hard you solidify something in your mind it eventually crumbles away into dust. with nothing tangible nor sentimental all you have left is your memories, so when they begin to fade, what are you left with?