Pop-culture Expert Available to Comment on 2014 Golden Globe Awards

Texas Tech University associate librarian Rob Weiner offers his picks in top categories.


The 71st annual Golden Globes ceremony takes place Sunday night in Beverly Hills, hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.

Fans of the big and small screens are speculating who might take home the coveted statue, and so is Texas Tech University’s pop-culture expert, Rob Weiner.


Rob Weiner, associate librarian and pop culture expert, Texas Tech University Library, (806) 742-2238 ext. 282 office, (806) 780-8775 mobile, or rob.weiner@ttu.edu.

Weiner’s Picks

-          Best Drama - “12 Years as a Slave”

-          Best Comedy – “American Hustle”

-          Best Director – Paul Greengrass, “Captain Phillips”

-          Best Drama Actress – Sandra Bullock, “Gravity”

-          Best Drama Actor – Idris Elba, “Mandela” Long Walk to Freedom”

-          Best Comedy Actor – Bruce Dern, “Nebraska”

-          Best Comedy Actress – Amy Adams, “American Hustle”

-          Best Supporting Actress – Sally Hawkins, “Blue Jasmine”

-          Best Supporting Actor – Barkhad Abdi, “Captain Phillips”

-          Best Screenplay – John Ridley, “12 Years a Slave”

-          Best TV Drama – “Breaking Bad”