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Barack Obama Picks His Favorite Films of the Year

Barack Obama is making his yearly picks for his favorite things of 2019. Things that held his attention, and provided distractions from the cesspool that this world can be sometimes. For his favorite films of the year, he chose an eclectic bunch of drama, comedy, and documentary features. This is a solid list of films, […]

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"First Ladies": Viola Davis to Portray Michelle Obama in Showtime Series

Showtime and Viola Davis (ABC's How to Get Away with Murder) are teaming up to bring the story of First Lady Michelle Obama's time in The White House to the small screen in First Ladies. The hour-long drama was put on a fast-track development deal that includes a three-script commitment, with the first season focusing […]

Former President Barack Obama's Favorite Films, Books, and Songs of 2018

Former President of the United States Barack Obama is continuing his annual tradition of sharing a list of his favorite things from the past year. In this case, it's a list of books, songs, and films that Mr. and Mrs. Obama have enjoyed during 2018. Directly from his official Facebook page: As 2018 draws to a […]

Lin-Manuel Miranda Shares FINAL Hamildrop: Featuring Barack Obama

Lin-Manuel Miranda just gave us the best pre-Christmas present; the final Hamildrop. If you are familiar with the term, the Hamildrops have been a series of remixes and special recordings of songs from Miranda's hit Broadway show, Hamilton. The 'drops have been happening throughout 2018, and this last one broke our hearts in the best ways. […]

Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn Includes a Bonus Barack Obama Level

If you've ever wanted to play as an amazing version of Barack Obama in a video game, you can, sorta, in Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn. It's probably not the first thing that came to mind when you thought of a game featuring the former President of the United States, but Mad Dog Games has included […]

Netflix and the Obamas Sign Multi-Year Deal for Various Series and Specials

Back in March, we reported on the widely-believed-to-be-true rumor that Former President of the United States Barack Obama and his amazing wife Michelle Obama were looking at some kind of multi-part deal with streaming service Netflix. Turns out that was completely true. Today Netflix revealed that former POTUS and FLOTUS have indeed entered into a multi-year agreement […]

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Legends of Tomorrow Season 3: Could Mallus Really Be (Spoiler)?

I have had this thought in the back of my head for a while now concerning DC's Legends of Tomorrow and the big bad for the season, Mallus. And something Marc Guggenheim has said makes me think that I may be right. Before I get into what that is, let's get to what he said. […]

Amazon Looks to Spend $1 Billion on Series That's NOT Lord of the Rings

Amazon's mega-programming spending spree continues, as the streaming service follows reported $250 million deal to bring a Lord of the Rings series to television with word they are looking to adapt Liu Cixin's popular Chinese sci-fi book series "Remembrance of Earth's Past" into a three-season show commitment, beginning with The Three-Body Problem. Why the comparison to […]

WASHINGTON - JUNE 29: US President Barack Obama with the first lady Michelle Obama next to him gives speech from the East Room of the White House June 29, 2009 in Washington, DC

Rumor: Michelle and Barack Obama Producing Series at Netflix?

This is still pretty darn deep in rumor territory, but there is a report from the New York Times that American power-couple of Michelle and Barack Obama may be in talks with Netflix to produce original exclusive series (as in multiple) for the streaming service. The former POTUS and FLOTUS already have a massive social […]

Legends of Tomorrow Season 3: The Show is Casting a Young Barack Obama

DC's Legends of Tomorrow may be adding to their Presidential collection later this season. The series has already featured Lyndon B. Johnson and George Washington, and now TVLine is reporting that they plan to bring in the 44th president, Barack Obama. An upcoming episode of season 3 will feature a teenage version of the recent […]

President Barack Obama on Staying in the Pocket and No Karate Kicks

David Letterman returns to interviewing guests starting Friday in the new Netflix series, My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman. The long time late night host pulled a pretty good guest for his debut, the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama. The former commander-in-chief responds to a photo of himself and his […]

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David Letterman Returns to Talk Shows with Netflix

David Letterman was a consistent presence on late night television for 23 years. Starting off on NBC with Late Night with David Letterman in 1982, he followed the Tonight Show for 11 years. When he was passed over to replace Johnny Carson for Jay Leno, Letterman headed to CBS and founded the Late Show with […]

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The Top 5 NBA Teams Barack Obama Should Join As An Owner

We all know that former President Barack Obama loves basketball. He played guard in high school in Hawaii, and while President held pick-up games on a routine basis. Every chance he got, he would rub elbows with the current stars and legends of the court. And of course, would welcome the team that won the […]

'The Assassination of Gianni Versace' Probably Won't Be On Trump's DVR

Love him or hate him, the one thing about Ryan Murphy that can't be debated is his willingness to tackle "sacred cows" through his storytelling style and themes. With his critically-acclaimed and award-winning first season of American Crime Story, Murphy used the trial of O.J. Simpson and the national (and international) furor over the case […]

Did You Notice It's Inauguration Day? This Week's Comic Books Did…

Today sees the Inauguration of President Trump to office. I know one comic creator taking his family but most comic book people from my Facebook timeline who have an event to go to are going to… the other ones. When Obama was inaugurated, he appeared in Amazing Spider-Man, and there were lines around the block […]

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Agent Carter Delayed Thanks To Obama

Though original scheduled to premiere on January 5th, TV Guide reports Agent Carter's second season debut will be held back two weeks because President Barack Obama's state of the union address will be co-opting the night of January 12th. There's an obvious joke here if one was inclined to use it. The new season of […]

Look Who Signed Off On Making Deadpool An Avenger (SPOILERS)

We know that Deadpool is joining the Uncanny Avengers team for the All-New All-Different Marvel Relaunch. But we didn't know exactly who had made it official. Well, in today's Avengers #0 we get that information…. Well, I suppose it's his last year in the job. As Larry Wilmore say, for Obama, it's "something that rhymes with bucket…" […]

A Very Special Nick Fury Story Published Today ( SPOILERS)

The Marvel Universe has two Nick Furies now. The classic Nick Fury (as one played by David Haselhoff) has been transformed into some kind of cosmic entity, while the current Nick Fury heading up SHIELD is his son, and rather resembles Samuel L Jackson's portrayal of the character. So there is one in the past and […]

Is Obama A Comic Book Evil Genius?

It's a question we asked as it related to comics, but now the political media is asking it as well but for a very different reason. Over on a liberal leaning website called The Rational Middle (there own tag line is: "liberal thinking for the 21st century"), Michael Chase seems to think that the conservative coverage of President Barack […]