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President Obama Will Go ‘Running Wild With Bear Grylls’ in Alaska

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 2 days ago
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NBC reality trek Running Wild With Bear Grylls has made headlines in recent months for bringing high-profile figures out into the wilderness, but the survival series may yet have its biggest name ever, and all for a cause. Barack Obama himself will join Grylls in the wilds of Alaska, exploring some of the climate change of the region.

President Obama Will Help Send Jon Stewart Off ‘The Daily Show’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 17, 2015 @ 12:40 PM
Comedy Central
Jon Stewart’s final Daily Show inches closer and closer, and the revered host isn’t going to go quietly. President Barack Obama himself will make a seventh appearance guesting on the program, his “final interview” before Jon Stewart signs off the Comedy Central airwaves.

The Real President Obama Borrowed ‘Key & Peele’s Anger Translator

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 27, 2015 @ 10:05 AM
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President Obama has soften shown himself in good spirits with viral content, from Zach Galifianakis’ Between Two Ferns, or amiably meme-ing himself, but the latest bit is good enough to make you angry. Translate that anger with the help of Keegan-Michael Key himself, as Obama borrowed “Luther” for his own version of the famous Key & Peele bit.

President Obama Says Sony “Made a Mistake” By Pulling ‘The Interview’

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by Jacob Hall December 19, 2014 @ 2:03 PM
Sony
Just when you thought the story the Sony cyber attack and the cancellation of ‘The Interview’ couldn’t get any crazier, the President of the United States chimed in with his opinion on the matter. President Obama addressed the situation in a press conference earlier today, saying that while he’s sympathetic to Sony and the damage done to its employees, he believed the studio handled the situation the wrong way:

President Obama Says ‘Boyhood’ is His Favorite Movie of 2014 (and the First Lady Disses ‘Gone Girl’)

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by Jacob Hall December 17, 2014 @ 11:34 AM
IFC Films
It’s no secret that President Barack Obama is a film and TV buff. You may recall him organizing a private White House screening of ‘Lincoln’ back in 2012 or asking HBO for screeners of ‘True Detective’ last year. He may be tasked with keeping the country from descending into total chaos, but the man still finds time to catch up pop culture. And he seems to have good taste! In a recent interview, he revealed that Richard Linklater’s ‘Boyhood’ is his favorite film of 2014.

President Barack Obama Took Over ‘The Colbert Report’ Last Night

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by Kate Erbland December 9, 2014 @ 9:06 AM
"Stephen, you've been taking a lot of shots at my job, I decided I'm going to go ahead and take a shot at yours." 'The Colbert Report' host Stephen Colbert has been teasing his biggest show ever for awhile now, including a stopover in Washington, D.C. and a long-form chat with President Barack Obama, but even he can't possibly have foreseen how that event would turn out. Essentially, it resulted in the talk show host losing his job...to President Obama, who swept on to stage and hijacked the show from an aghast -- but totally willing -- Colbert, only to put his own spin on what it means to host a political chat show. Does Colbert have something to worry about? We vote yes.

Barack and Michelle Obama's First Date Will Soon Be a Movie You Can See on Your Own First Date

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by Britt Hayes December 5, 2014 @ 7:21 PM
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Many directors have immortalized and dramatized the lives of our U.S. presidents on film throughout the years—even Oliver Stone made ‘W.,’ a movie about George W. Bush while Bush was still in office. But typically these films revolve around the actual work of being a president, or the scandals and tragedies that have befallen our leaders. A new movie based on President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle will take a very different approach, telling the romantic story of their very first date.

Even President Obama Can't Get Taylor Swift's Latest Jam Out Of His Head

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by Kate Erbland November 5, 2014 @ 3:27 PM
NBC
Typically, when the 'Tonight Show' trots out one of their meticulously matched up music compilations, it's newsman Brian Williams who is tasked with "singing" whatever Jimmy Fallon and his band of evil geniuses have determined is most fitting. This time around, however, Williams is out, and a pair of topical public figures are very much in: Taylor Swift and President Barack Obama.

President Obama Stops By 'Between Two Ferns,' Shares Major Shade With Zach Galifianakis

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by Nick Romano March 11, 2014 @ 7:59 AM
Funny or Die
Funny or Die's popular comedic interview series, 'Between Two Ferns,' has featured the likes of Justin Bieber, Steve Carell, Jennifer Lawrence and Tina Fey, but this time around, it did us one better (much better). President Barack Obama, solidifying his position as the most hip, pop culture-savvy President of all time, stopped by 'Between Two Ferns' for a riveting back-and-forth between 'Hangover' star Zach Galifianakis ... and the interaction was anything but amicable.

'Parks and Recreation' Season 6 Finale Books First Lady Michelle Obama

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 27, 2014 @ 2:51 PM
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Just when you thought 'Parks and Recreation' had found its holy grail of political guests stars in Vice President Joe Biden (still holding out for Hillary Clinton), the impending season 6 finale has really upped the ante. First Lady Michelle Obama will appear in the season 6 closer this coming April, but should we expect a Pawnee visit, or a return trip to Washington D.C.?