Go Go Gadget Bama

April 7, 2010

So a while ago, New York Magazine did a fairly delightful History of Obama Feigning Interest in Mundane Things.   One intrepid blogger took these to show us what, in all fairness, Obama should be looking at: Awesome Things.

– Willa


The Real DC News

March 23, 2010

You though the health care bill was the big news, didn’t you? Clearly, you haven’t been paying enough attention to what’s really behind Obama’s speeches…

-Kate


I want one.

August 26, 2008

Scratch that, I want ten.


I’d totally vote for them

August 15, 2008

Seriously, guys.  I’ve recommended a lot of videos here.  And commented on a lot of political weirdness.  But if you watch nothing else I put up here, for you own sake – watch this one: 

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How the King stole the Queen’s Crown

August 13, 2008

Whoever you have been rooting for in this election, the downfall of a presumptive winner to a presumptuous youngster is a fascinating story, and never better told than in the Atlantic’s remarkable publication, with very little comment, of the inside memos of the spiraling Clinton campaign.  

They’re interesting for 1,001 reasons, even to those who aren’t that into politics.  But there was one in particular that struck me, for proving, once again, that even in this dirtiest of games, and even on the brink of disaster, there remain a few men who remember what the process is all about.  Applause is duly awarded.


What’s that? Friday again?

August 1, 2008

It’s time for the two of us to unglue our eyes from the screen, get up, and see what’s really out there — instead of just writing about it.  

But don’t take our two day breath of fresh air as any good reason not to plow through backlogs, check out links and keep telling us what you think (and what you think our lives won’t be complete without) either in a comment or at overeducatedandunderemployed[at]gmail.com

Right, I’m off to see a man called Tony B Conscious rap about Obama while painting his face on t-shirts.  Because, seriously, why not?