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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
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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
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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.?

CBS' 'Under the Dome' Cut President Obama from the Premiere?

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 17, 2013 @ 11:25 AM
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We've been eagerly anticipating the June 24 premiere of CBS' Stephen King-inspired 'Under the Dome,' which in and of itself boasts a strong cast of recognizable TV players from the likes of 'Breaking Bad' and 'Twilight.' As we approach the kick-off date, however, we've learned of one surprise cameo that has surprisingly been cut from the pilot episode -- none other than President Barack Obama himself!

Steven Spielberg Debuts New 'Obama' Footage at White House Correspondents' Dinner...Wait, What?

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by Nick Romano April 29, 2013 @ 10:15 AM
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While 'Lincoln' might not have taken home the Oscar for Best Picture, it was considered one of the best films of the year by many a critic, mainly for Daniel Day-Lewis' exceptional performance as Honest Abe. In light of the film's success, what is its director Steven Spielberg planning as a follow-up?
During Saturday's White House Correspondents' Dinner, President Barack Obama revealed the first behind-the-scenes footage from Spielberg's next project, 'Obama,' which re-teams him with...Day-Lewis in the title role? Take a look...

'The Bible's' Satan + President Obama -- Dead Ringers? Glenn Beck Thinks So

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by Nick Romano March 18, 2013 @ 9:17 AM
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Controversy alert! The History Channel's new 10-part miniseries 'The Bible' has already become a hit. It's apparently so good that even conservative political personality Glenn Beck can't seem to find anything to pick apart, calling it "one of the most important shows in decades." Oh wait! He did mention a striking similarity between Satan and President Barack Obama.

'Star Wars'' Galactic Empire Responds to the White House's Death Star Ruling

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by Nick Romano January 15, 2013 @ 3:25 PM
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To 'Star Wars' fans' dismay, the White House decided to pass on a petition (an actual petition, mind you) to build a real-life Death Star, citing, among other things, the $850,000,000,000,000,000 budget needed to construct such a thing and the government's strict stance against blowing up planets. And the Galactic Empire couldn't be happier! In response to the official response, the Galactic Empire spoke out against President Obama in a spoof press release. View the full response after the break.

HBO' Developing 'Game Change' Sequel 'Double Down': Barack Obama Vs. Mitt Romney

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 11, 2012 @ 6:00 PM
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The moment Alaska governor Sarah Palin first came to the world stage as John McCain's running mate in the 2008 presidential elections, we knew that her larger-than-life personality would become the stuff of parody and portrayal from years to come. Once we finished laughing at Tina Fey's dead-on impression, the tone turned serious as HBO's 'Game Change' garnered multiple Emmys with Julianne Moore in the lead role.
Now, the original 'Game Change' writers have begun work on a sequel covering the 2012 elections between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama, titled 'Double Down: Game Change 2012,' and guess what HBO wants to do with it?