Kathryn Hahn

Emmys 2017: Everything you didn't see on TV

Emmys 2017: Everything you didn't see on TV

Sometimes, what makes Hollywood so confusing but also fascinating is how simultaneously surreal and mundane it can be, and how those two realities can coexist in such tight juxtaposition. Case in point: this year's Emmy Awards, where one minute Sean Spicer turns up as a surprise guest on stage, eliciting a collective gasp in the audience, and the next, Keri Russell gallops into the bathroom, hiking up the hem of her dress so as not to get it dirty while waiting for an empty stall, and exclaims to nobody in particular, "Holy moly, this is nuts!"

What Russell was referring to is anybody's guess -- perhaps just the overwhelming stimuli present at any awards show -- but...