Kim and John reflect on the lackluster vibe of the Oscars telecast and banter over what the Academy could do -- or would be willing to do -- to make the show more appealing to viewers. In breaking-down Billy Crystal's turn as host they debate whether a more edgy host would ever be offered the gig, or if someone like Tina Fey or Jimmy Fallon would be willing to do it.
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