J.K. Simmons

Useless Skill
I've always preferred listening to watching. Even in church, I bow my head for the entire service, and listen to the minister rather than watch. Maybe I was afraid of being distracted by any visuals that caught my eye. But the message still sticks...
"Whiplash" Oscar Wins
The Whaling City is basking in Oscar glory this morning after "Whiplash", a film featuring New Bedford's own Nate Lang, scored three Academy Award wins.
2015 Oscars: J.K. Simmons Wins Best Supporting Actor
It seemed inevitable, and there were some other great contenders, but J.K. Simmons has been awarded the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor at the 2015 Academy Awards. Simmons took home the statue for his fantastic, unnerving role as Fletcher, the intimidating band instructor in Whiplash.