Jimmy Kimmel

Which Is Better: Obamacare or the Affordable Care Act?

Posted on 10/2/2013 by |In Other News . . . | Comments

Bulletin Today | PoliticsPraise be to Jimmy Kimmel, the late-night talk show host, for exposing what people might like the least about Obamacare. Could it be the fact that President Obama’s name is part of it? On the eve of the rollout of health insurance marketplaces created by the health care law otherwise known as the Affordable Care Act, Kimmel planted a camera crew on the street to put the following question to passersby: “Which is better — the Affordable Care Act or …

As ‘Sports’ Turns 30, Huey Lewis Hits the Road

Posted on 05/9/2013 by |Television and Entertainment | Comments

EntertainmentRest easy, America: Huey Lewis says the heart of rock ’n’ roll is still beating. “Popular music is one thing America makes that the rest of the world still wants,” the easygoing singer said during a recent phone call from his Montana home. It’s been 30 years since Lewis first weighed in on the pulse of America’s most coveted export. Sports, the album that produced “The Heart of Rock ’n’ Roll,” was released in 1983. When it  first hit record …

Your Emmy Awards Viewing Highlights

Posted on 09/19/2012 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

EntertainmentSunday night’s Emmy broadcast should be a great night for grownups — viewers and nominees alike.  Will those cocktail-swilling ’60s Manhattanites from Mad Men bring home a record-breaking fifth win for Outstanding Drama Series?  Or might they be overtaken the countesses and maids of Downton Abbey? The British melodrama won last year’s mini-series Emmy for its first season, but is competing this year in the drama series category.  It’s a close call — but I’m betting on Downton, and I’m …