Maclean’s Live: Why it’s worth writing about Hollywood’s biggest awards

Barry Hertz on the glitzy world of golden trophies
File-This Sept. 22, 2013, file photo shows Tina Fey, left, and Amy Poehler arriving at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. The duo will again lead the Hollywood Foreign Press Associationís annual glitzy banquet, where stars gather in a boozy dress rehearsal for the Oscars. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision for Academy of Television Arts & Sciences/AP Images)
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Barry Hertz, Maclean’s manager of editorial production, is also a prolific arts and entertainment writer. He joins ScribbleLive in a chat about how he tracks all the awards being handed out in Hollywood, what readers care about, and how awards-show culture is changing. The discussion gets underway at 1 p.m. ET.