Celebrities: Obamacare’s Proxy Recruits

By: Tuesday July 23, 2013 6:10 pm

President Obama is personally recruiting celebrities to help promote Obamacare before insurance exchanges launch October 1. POTUS dropped into a meeting led by senior adviser Valerie Jarrett; singer Jennifer Hudson, actress Amy Poehler, and execs from the Grammys and Funny Or Die, and one of Oprah’s reps got charm-bombed.


Golden Globes Ceremony 2013: FDL Live Blog

By: Sunday January 13, 2013 5:00 pm

It’s the Golden Globes, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s own award show (on NBC at 5pm West Coast, 8pm East, right now!) with Amy Poehler and Tina Fey doing the hosting honors! The HFPA loves, loves, loves television and movie stars, and judging from the list of Best Director nominees, likes to set itself apart from those Oscar people. So tune in, turn on, and drop names with Firedoglake as we dish the gowns, the speeches, and discuss who we would have voted voted for and why!

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