Yes! Yes! Yes! Tina Fey & Amy Poehler To Host Golden Globes In 2013

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About. Damn. Time. 

The ex-SNL tag team of Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will take over hosting duties at the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards next year from Ricky Gervais. The British comedian had a three year run that wasn’t without controversy. Hopefully these fabulous ladies will breathe some fresh air into the gig.

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the organization of journalists behind the Globes, made the announcement. “The unparalleled comedic timing of Tina and Amy will surely have viewers wanting to tune-in to see them in action,” said HFPA president Dr. Aida Takla-O’Reilly. “The HFPA is thrilled to have the magnetic duo be a part of the show’s 70th anniversary!”

Fey has won two Golden Globes for her role as Liz Lemon on 30 Rock while Poehler was nominated for her Parks and Recreation role, Leslie Knope. The show will be held January 13th in Beverly Hills. Besides their SNL stints, the two co-starred in Baby Mama.

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(via Rolling Stone)

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Jill Pantozzi is a pop-culture journalist and host who writes about all things nerdy and beyond! She’s Editor in Chief of the geek girl culture site The Mary Sue (Abrams Media Network), and hosts her own blog “Has Boobs, Reads Comics” (TheNerdyBird.com). She co-hosts the Crazy Sexy Geeks podcast along with superhero historian Alan Kistler, contributed to a book of essays titled “Chicks Read Comics,” (Mad Norwegian Press) and had her first comic book story in the IDW anthology, “Womanthology.” In 2012, she was featured on National Geographic’s "Comic Store Heroes," a documentary on the lives of comic book fans and the following year she was one of many Batman fans profiled in the documentary, "Legends of the Knight."