Dustin Lance Black & Sean Penn – Oscar Speeches for Posterity

Dustin Lance Black, winning the Oscar for best original screenplay, was honest-to-God moving last night in his acceptance speech. Broadcasting into the living rooms of all those closeted little gay boys, Black told the truth. Let’s put our ironic inclinations aside and just acknowledge that, wow, this kid is something special:

And Sean Penn, with a bit more vitriol, provided a nice coda to Black’s speech.

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