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Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 01/14/2013

The 2013 Golden Globes: A GIF re-creation

The Golden Globe Awards have come and gone, leaving us with a sincere desire for hosts Tina Fey and Amy Pohler to knock Billy Crystal out of his position of perma-host, a small feeling of dread about a possible “Les Miz”-dominated award season, and overall red carpet fatigue.

And of course, our now-standard collective parting gift: lots and lots of GIFs. Here’s a run-down of the highlights of the night, as told in GIF form.

“Parks and Recreation” star Aziz Ansari obliged E! host Giuliana Rancic’s request to teach her the latest dance craze, creating a new move entitled “What? That’s racist. Don’t say that again!” And thanks to the power of animated imagery and bored, tech-savvy viewers, it may be the hottest new step.

(Courtsey of Dave Itzkoff, @ditzkoff via GifBoom)

Co-hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler kicked off the ceremony with lovable zingers for nearly all the big names in the audience before caressing each other and discussing their respective nominations for television’s best comedic actress.

(Created by The Atlantic)

The duo’s gentle bashing seemed to go over well with the giggling crowd — except for one sequin-less Taylor Swift, who may have felt the need to embody a McKayla Maroney-esque unimpressed face for gymnasts Gabby Douglas and Aly Raisman, who arrived without the rest of the fab five.

(Created by PerezHilton.com)

Kristen Wiig and Will Ferrell made the 27th “Saturday Night Live” reference before announcing Jennifer Lawrence as the winner of best film actress. Do we smell the makings of “Garth and Kat: The Movie”?

(Created by Crushable)

Back to Fey and Poehler. The best revenge for losing to a 20-something newbie? Canoodling with George Clooney. Well played, Poehler. Well played.

(Courtsey of The Atlantic)

Meanwhile, Glenn Close got drunk.

Glenn Close (Buzzfeed)

(Courtesy of Buzzfeed)

More on the 2013 Golden Globes:

From Jodie, Tina, Amy, a sloppy lovefest

Golden Globes ceremony recap

PHOTOS: Best of the red carpet

TV Column: Golden Globe TV winners

‘Homeland’ wins for drama series

PHOTOS: Golden Globe nominees

By Cara Kelly and Fahima Haque  |  06:30 AM ET, 01/14/2013

 
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