Posts tagged "obama"

Jane Byrne, Chicago’s First And Only Female Mayor, Has Died

Chicago’s first and only female mayor, Jane Byrne, has passed away. [Sun-Times]
#YouKnowHerName is trending over the media gag order on saying rape and suicide victim Rehtaeh Parson’s…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 14, 2014 - 5:00 pm

President Obama Gets Heckled At The Illinois Polls And Is Characteristically Smooth In Response

Hell yes to our incredibly smooth President. Remember that time that he totally owned the birthers at the 2011 White House Correspondents Dinner literally a day before Osama Bin Laden…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 21, 2014 - 11:30 am

This Selfie Of Joe Biden And Barack Obama Is Giggle-Worthy

Joe Biden has created himself an Instagram account, and his first selfie features the veep casually hangin’ out with the leader of the free world — you know, the usual.

Claire Hannum | April 17, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Watch Bradley Cooper Explain Why He Went Commando At The White House

Actor life is rough, especially when you’re suddenly expected to gain 15 pounds for a starring movie role around the same time you’ll be meeting the president. You know, typical…

Claire Hannum | February 19, 2014 - 12:40 pm

Well Played: The Obamas’ Easter Ensembles

The Obamas dressed up in their Sunday best to attend an Easter church service in DC, and as usual, I’m totally in awe of this gorgeous family. Sasha and Malia…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 1, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Cutest Ever: Katy Perry Brought A Tiny Aretha Franklin Hat Replica To The Inauguration

Remember four years ago when Aretha Franklin wore a crazy grey church hat to the Obama inauguration? Wasn’t that great? Well, Katy Perry got to go to the inauguration this…

Julie Gerstein | January 22, 2013 - 9:40 am

Myrlie Evers-Williams Is The First Woman To Deliver Presidential Inaugural Invocation

Myrlie Evers-Williams is the widow of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers. Myrlie recounts meeting her husband and how he brought racial empowerment into her life. She also spoke about…

College Candy | January 21, 2013 - 1:10 pm

Here Is James Franco’s Blithering, Awful, Embarrassing Poem About Obama

After a brief respite, James Franco is back to being The Worst, today unleashing his new poem, “Obama in Asheville,” which was supposedly written for the president’s inauguration or something.

Julie Gerstein | January 21, 2013 - 10:40 am

Well Played: Michelle Obama Goes For The Gold

With apologies to Jackie O, I think Michelle Obama is the most stylish first lady this country has ever had, and her fashion choices just keep getting better. Case in…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | December 3, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Election Night Style Stealer: Tom Brokaw’s Rad Round Eyeglasses

Between Brian Williams making marijuana jokes, Diane Sawyer possibly being drunk(?), and Karl Rove begging Fox News to take back that whole “Obama wins” thing, the election newscasts last night…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 7, 2012 - 10:00 am

Beyonce Rocks A Pair Of (Affordable!) Obama Earrings

Beyonce sported some eye-catching hoop earrings for a dinner date with hubby Jay-Z over the weekend, and as you can see from this closeup, they spell out a clear message:…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 23, 2012 - 9:40 am

Who Wore It Better?: The First Lady Faces Off Against Ann Romney

Now that we’ve gotten that silly town hall presidential debate out of the way, let’s discuss what’s really important: clothes! In a twist of fashion fate, First Lady Michelle Obama

Rachel Krause | October 17, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Singer From Creed No Longer Has Arms Wide Open To Obama, Looks Like “Family Guy’s” Quagmire Now

Scott Stapp is the lead singer of ’90s band Creed. Creed are a bunch of Nickleback Jrs. — they used to be, like, the most hated band in the world…

Julie Gerstein | October 3, 2012 - 10:20 am

I Want To Be A Fly On This Wall

This is one of those moments where technology was used in the most appropriate way possible. Earlier this week, Jay-Z  and Beyonce hosted an Obama reelection fundraiser at the 40/40…

Ami Angelowicz | September 20, 2012 - 1:40 pm

The Girl Accused Of “Yogurting” Obama Tells Her Side Of The Story

Yesterday, in Colorado, President Obama allegedly got “attacked” by some frozen yogurt. “A woman got very excited and spilled yogurt on me,” he said of the incident. God, I hate…

Ami Angelowicz | April 25, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Obama And His Mama

Some day this lil’ cutie would grow up to be President! But it’s obvious his mom loved him even before he was the most powerful man in the country. Happy…

Simcha | May 9, 2010 - 2:30 pm

Weatherproof Goes For The Next Best Thing

Following Weatherproof’s Obama ad scandal, the jacket company has gone for the next best spokesperson: Abraham Lincoln. That parka and top hat combo is pretty sexy, huh? [WWD]…

Leonora Epstein | February 1, 2010 - 9:15 pm

Foreign Battered Women May Be Granted Asylum In The U.S.

Foreign victims of domestic violence may finally be able to escape their abuse; the Obama administration has instated a new policy that may grant some of these victims asylum in…

Carrie Wasterlain | July 16, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Obama’s Got His Own Dildo

There are certain places I expect the President of the U.S. to pop up: CNN, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, etc. Since President Obama is unusually stylish,…

Ali Jawin | June 17, 2009 - 11:15 am

Who Is Bo Obama, Anyway?

Have you heard the news? The Obamas got a dog, and they’re naming him Bo! There were some conflicting reports about Bo over the weekend (is he, in fact, from…

Catherine Strawn | April 13, 2009 - 3:30 pm