“The last time Austria and Germany co-produced something was Hitler, so this is much better.” Was this morning a preview of what we can expect when Seth MacFarlane hosts the Academy Awards next month? Some of our favorite people on Twitter seem to think so — and they’re not very happy about it. We compiled a few of our favorite tweets after the jump; watch him channel Daniel Day-Lewis in first Oscar promo and weigh in with your own thoughts on MacFarlane’s hosting capabilities in the comments.
I really can’t wait for 2.5 hours of watching Seth MacFarlane make his post-joke smugface over and over and over again.
— Jessica Coen (@jessicacoen) January 10, 2013
Seth MacFarlane doesn’t make a living trying to be funny, does he?
— Richard Lawson (@rilaws) January 10, 2013
Ten bucks says Seth MacFarlane makes a HI-larious joke about dementia patients at Amour’s expense #Oscars
— Matthew O’Leary (@dafotology) January 10, 2013
Wow, after that spectacularly self-serving performance, I’m really looking forward to Seth MacFarlane hosting the #Oscars.
— kentucker (@kentucker) January 10, 2013
seth macfarlane is just the worst
— maura johnston (@maura) January 10, 2013
“Hi, I’m Oscars host Seth MacFarlane and this reminds me of the time…[cut to montage of Hanna-Barbera jokes and Hitler references]“
— Dave Itzkoff (@ditzkoff) January 10, 2013