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For the second straight year, Brit actor/comedian Ricky Gervais killed it hosting the Golden Globes telecast. And it got me thinking...he's so bitingly funny (and ribald), the Hollywood Foreign Press Association should just go ahead and anoint him the permanent host of the annual awards. I mean, any host who is willing to alienate the entire celebrity community for the sake of entertaining fans (aka The People Who Really Matter) deserves a promotion. We love our celebs, but we also love to poke fun at them.
Ricky, a draft beer standing at attention on his podium for much of the night, spared no one during Sunday night's show. In so doing, he gave me five very compelling reasons why he should be back next yea—and every year after that, for that matter: