Awards shows are barely about the awards anymore. The game has changed. It's not that awards shows are fixed, it's that they barely reflect what we watch or listen to anymore. But the one thing they are great for is bringing four time zones together in a moment of true unity where we can mock, shred, belittle, and -- on rare occasions -- celebrate the winners, the injustices, and the crimes against good taste.
Our brethren over at Uproxx will be <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/music/2012/02/uproxx-2012-grammy-awards-open-thread/">hosting an open thread over at the mothership</a> this Sunday night during the Grammy telecast.