Posts tagged "barack obama"

President Obama Was On “Between Two Ferns” With Zach Galafianakis And It Was Perfect

The funniest thing about Zach Galafianakis’ interview show “Between Two Ferns” is seeing how his various guests respond to and play along with his cantankerous demeanor and ridiculous questions. (Although,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 11, 2014 - 9:30 am

President Obama Announces Initiative Against Sexual Assault On College Campuses

This morning, the White House released a report on sexual assault in college as the president announced a new initiative to improve the criminal justice response to rape on college…

Jessica Wakeman | January 22, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Santa’s Elves Join The Obamas For Adorable Holiday Photo

Here’s the Obama family posing on Sunday evening with five adorable little kids who are past or current patients at the Children’s National Medical Center. Gosh, whoever thought to put…

Jessica Wakeman | December 17, 2013 - 7:00 pm

Photographer Assures Us That Michelle Obama Was Not Mortified By The President’s Funeral Selfie

Photographer, Roberto Schmidt, who took the now infamous pic of Michelle Obama looking mortified while Barack Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron and Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning Schmidt posed…

Ami Angelowicz | December 11, 2013 - 12:20 pm

Barack Snaps A Funeral Selfie, Michelle Is Mortified

We knew “funeral selfies” were all the rage for the young, dumb and impressionable … but President Obama took one, too? Here’s the president, British Prime Minister David Cameron, and…

Jessica Wakeman | December 10, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Oh, For Eff’s Sake, Michelle Obama Is Not A “Feminist’s Nightmare”

One of the most intriguing characters on “Scandal” is First Lady Mellie Grant. She’s not just a WASP sent from Central Casting, or a put-upon wife of a philanderer. Mellie…

Jessica Wakeman | November 22, 2013 - 2:30 pm

Gloria Steinem, Oprah Winfrey Receive The Presidential Medal Of Freedom

Gloria Steinem and Oprah Winfrey both received the Presidential Medal of Freedom today from President Barack Obama at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.  Ironically, Steinem was the…

Jessica Wakeman | November 20, 2013 - 7:30 pm

The Obamas Welcome Malala Yousafzai To The White House

I love this photo mostly because of the absolute stars in Malia Obama’s eyes as she gazes at Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl targeted by the Taliban for her activism on behalf…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 13, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Sunny Obama Is Pooping All Over The White House

Sure, Syria might have released chemical weapons on its own people this week.  BUT I WANNA HEAR MORE ABOUT THE WHITE HOUSE’S NEW PUPPY GAAAAAAH!  Here’s President Obama in an…

Jessica Wakeman | August 25, 2013 - 2:00 pm

President Obama Once Again Rags On Kanye

It’s the day of bros bashing bros: President Obama has had a somewhat tortured relationship with Kanye West, at least as reported in the media. He memorably called the rapper…

Newser | August 10, 2013 - 9:30 am

Obama On Trayvon Martin: “He Could Have Been Me 35 Years Ago”

Beginning less than an hour ago, President Barack Obama held a impromptu press conference in the briefing room to share his thoughts about the death of Trayvon Martin and the

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 19, 2013 - 2:20 pm

Victory! Obama Administration Backs Off The Morning-After Pill

Ending a years-long losing battle against making the morning-after pill accessible to all, the Obama administration has finally conceded to the wisdom of the masses and will stop fighting against…

Jessica Wakeman | June 11, 2013 - 11:40 am

President Obama ‘Fesses Up About Lipstick On His Collar

He did not have sexual relations with that Asian/Pacific Islander “auntie.” Did you hear that, Michelle? [YouTube] …

Jessica Wakeman | May 29, 2013 - 4:30 pm

Look Back: It’s President Barack Obama At The Prom!

Time magazine released never-before-seen photos of President Obama attending his 1979 senior prom at the Punahou School in Honolulu, Hawaii. The photos were released by Kelli Allman (the one in…

Julie Gerstein | May 23, 2013 - 10:40 am

Obama Plays Daniel Day Lewis Playing Obama

Daniel Day Lewis is famous for really inhabiting his roles. On the set of his latest film, “Lincoln,” Lewis lived as Abraham Lincoln 24/7, and the same goes for his…

Julie Gerstein | April 29, 2013 - 10:40 am

Watch President Obama’s Full White House Correspondents’ Dinner Speech

Missed the White House Correspondents’ Dinner on Saturday night? Of course you did, because why would be at home watching a bunch of politicians and members of the media yucking…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 29, 2013 - 9:20 am

The Obama Family Has A “Matching Tattoo” Policy

“Michelle and I have used the strategy when it comes to things like tattoos – what we’ve said to the girls is, ‘If you guys ever decide you’re going to…

Ami Angelowicz | April 25, 2013 - 11:40 am

President Obama Responds To Senate Gun Control Vote

Today, in a 54-to-46 vote, the Senate voted against a compromised proposal that would have expanded background checks on firearm sales. This, despite the fact that the vast majority of Americans, including…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 17, 2013 - 6:30 pm

Suspicious Letter To President Obama Intercepted

A letter containing a “suspicious substance” was sent to President Obama and intercepted at the White House’s off-site mail center, according to the Secret Service. It arrived yesterday, the same…

Newser | April 17, 2013 - 12:30 pm

President Obama Apologizes To “Best Looking Attorney General”

President Obama called California Attorney General Kamala Harris to apologize for calling her the nation’s “best looking attorney general” while introducing her at an event. [Politico]
Also, three…

Jessica Wakeman | April 5, 2013 - 5:40 pm
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