In 2009, music legend Aretha Franklin got the whole world talking when she performed at President Barack Obama’s inauguration wearing a fabulous hat with an oversize bow. Today, at President Obama’s second inauguration as President of the United States, a young singer followed in Franklin’s legendary footsteps by wearing a bow of her own. That singer was Katy Perry. More
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James Franco wrote a nice, long poem on the occasion of Barack Obama’s inauguration. What do you think of it? STFU PHILISTINE, IT IS GREAT. More
Lupe Fiasco has been an outspoken critic of mainstream politics for pretty much his entire career. He was in a documentary about Howard Zinn, he wears shirts like the one above (Frad Hampton was a prominent Black Panther killed by the US government) and he has criticized Barack Obama‘s foreign policy on multiple occasions. Hence, it stands to reason that someone would think he’d make the perfect performer for Obama’s inauguration concert! More
Chris Rock has a special knack for pointing out messed up things about the world that we are all assholes for ignoring. Case in point: this past September, four years after America elected its first black president, SNL finally replaced Fred Armisen with Jay Pharoah in the role of Barack Obama. Why did it take them so long? More
In the wake of the horrible Newtown, CT school shooting tragedy, many people have renewed the call for stricter gun control laws to keep dangerous weapons out of the hands of people who shouldn’t have them. Some of those people are famous, and a bunch of said famous people have banded together to make a PSA for Demand A Plan, an outgrowth of the Mayors Against Illegal Guns non-profit coalition. More
Here are the top twelve reasons that I want President Barack Obama under my Christmas tree this year — in picture, GIF, and video form! More
One of the reasons I like TIME Magazine so much is that they always keep me on the cutting edge of what’s new and next. As such, they’ve chosen someone really mysterious and unexpected for their 2012 ‘Person of the Year’ — some gentleman by the name of Barack Obama. More
The hilarious new Tumblr Mean Girls of Capitol Hill combines two of my favorite things: feeling politically informed…and quoting Mean Girls. More
Jonathan Ross dared Damian Lewis to do the “Gangnam Style” moves on his talk show, but turns out the joke was on him. More
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This video of Sasha Obama telling her father, President Barack Obama, to “look behind you” during his 2012 presidential acceptance speech makes me feel so absolutely wonderful inside. More
Can you guess which is which? More
I don’t feel sorry for you Sasha Obama and Malia Obama that you will be First Daughters for another four years. Yes, I get it. You’re living in a fishbowl under constant scrutiny. But I don’t feel sorry for you for so many reasons. More
As you can well imagine, Barack Obama‘s victory last night inspired joy among his many celebrity supporters. But not everybody is happy! From Victoria Jackson to Stephen Baldwin, a handful of famous
wingnuts conservatives have taken to Twitter to express their displeasure at the way this country is headed. LET THEIR VOICES BE HEARD. More