Topic: Michelle Obama

“Food Plate” Replaces Food Pyramid; Blake Lively and Hugh Jackman Talk Not Getting Enough Food

"Food Plate" Replaces Food Pyramid; Blake Lively and Hugh Jackman Talk Not Getting Enough Food

As part of her healthier eating initiative, Michelle Obama unveiled the new nutritional design that’s replaced the FDA food pyramid: MyPlate, a circular dish split into four portions for fruits, vegetables, grains, and protein, with a bowl-like dairy portion on the side. Interestingly, Obama is not the only celebrity chattering about food today. More »

Video: Comedian Neal Brennan Talks Meeting the Obamas

Video: Comedian Neal Brennan Talks Meeting the Obamas

We’ve been raving about Seth Meyersterrific monologue at Saturday’s White House Correspondent’s Dinner left and right. The success of the event is a testament to Seth’s crew of super-stellar comedy writers,* one of whom is Chappelle’s Show co-creator Neal Brennan. Neal posted this video about getting to meet the Obamas at a cocktail reception (he greeted our President with a “Hey Man,” and now he’s on the No-Fly List) — and goodness is Barack Obama ever an awesome guy. Watch through to the end for a hilarious Jon Hamm-related payoff.

*We’re especially impressed with the female writers… juuust kidding, there weren’t any. More »