Here are a few reasons that the 2006 Independent Spirit Awards rocked:
Here is the main reason that the 2006 Independent Spirit Awards were totally disappointing:
  • All the same goddamn movies and people won: Brokeback Mountain, Ang Lee, Philip Seymour Hoffman (whose speech, about how much fun he's had hanging out with his fellow nominees over the course of the awards season, was pretty darn wonderful), yadda yadda usual suspects cakes. It was like watching a drunker, less formal Oscars, about 36 hours early.