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Barack Obama: pop singer

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Video on Wednesday 13 June 2012

These moonlighting American presidents. There’s Abraham Lincoln, vampire hunter. And now we find Barack Obama, pop singer. He’s been hitting a rough patch on the political side lately, but he’s at least hitting some right notes on these spliced-up pop song mashups by an enterprising YouTube user who’s also hawking tees along with the laughs. […]

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A Bad Lip Reading of Barack Obama’s Presidential Address

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in Video on Friday 7 October 2011

Oh, and you thought the President was giving an address on the US national debt. Ha! How wrong you were. As our lip synching friends will attest to.

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Amateur portraits of Barack Obama

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By Gerry Mak in New Trends on Friday 30 January 2009

It’s been a while since we’ve had a global leader who also happens to be a folk hero. The amateur portraits of our new Commander-in-Chief posted at the <a href=” http://referencelibrary.blogspot.com/2009/01/obama.html”>Reference Library</a> reflect the reverence so many have for him.

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Obama talking about how he plans to throw the most inspirational party ever

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By Alicia Thompson in Video on Friday 29 March 2013

I thought this video was hilarious. It shows a young Barack Obama talking about how he plans to throw the most inspirational party on campus ever.

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Obama: a sculpture by Douglas Jennings

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By Sunil Pawar in New Art on Sunday 23 December 2012

Douglas Jennings is a leading figurative sculptor based in the UK. His statues can be seen worldwide, from The Royal Collection at Buckingham Palace to high profile public commissions including the celebrated statue of Johnny Haynes at Fulham Football Club Stadium and his widely acclaimed portrait of President Barack Obama.

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Create your own Obama action figure

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By Casper Johansson in New Products on Tuesday 19 January 2010

First there was the Michelle Obama action toy, now comes this unpainted six-inch tall customizable Barack Obama action figure which you can really believe in. Yes, you can!

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Michelle Obama action figures

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By The Uncool Hunter in New Products on Wednesday 28 October 2009

Next month, the company, Jailbreak Toys, will launch the action figure of the First Lady — Michelle Obama, The peculiarity is that her arms will be revealed. The 6″ tall action figure will be sold for $12.99 and will be the counterpart of to Barack Obama’s action figure and their daughters’, Sasha and Malia.

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Barack sweats it out on Election Night

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Trends on Saturday 8 November 2008

While the rest of the world spent election night biting fingernails whilst glued to the TV set, it’s kinda nice to know that President Elect, Barack Obama, was doing exactly the same thing, as these wonderfully low-key insider snaps from David Katz reveals.

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Baracktoberfest

Alison Zavos Contributor

By Alison Zavos in Cool Travel on Friday 17 October 2008

Back in the day I misspent my youth listening to Sebadoh, Dinosaur Jr, Archers of Loaf, and Pavement, which is why it’s kind of awesome (abeit nostalgic) that my friend started a indie tribute band called The Monument Club. They are playing along with others at Baracktoberfest in Carrboro, North Carolina on Sunday. And it’s […]

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Hundreds of strands of polymer clay combine to create amazing portraits

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Saturday 15 February 2014

Polymer Clay is a material generally used to create figurines and sculptures through various techniques of molding, baking, sanding, drilling, carving, and painting. But Washington DC-based illustrator Joseph Barbaccia has come up with a unique way of using the material to make portraits with a vibrant twist. He rolls the polymer clay into hundreds of […]

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Celebs looking just like old Hollywood stars by George Chamoun

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Monday 30 December 2013

George Chamoun’s Iconatomy photo series reveals what we’ve all thought for a while: all actors look the kinda same. This Lebanese artist is now based in Sweden and craftily merged stars from old Hollywood with today’s current celebrities to give us a very odd but very familiar set of faces, such as Natalie Portman merged […]

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Life of Man: a photo portfolio of prominent American men aged 80 to 1

Darwin Cosico Contributor

By Darwin Cosico in New Photography on Thursday 10 October 2013

Esquire magazine celebrates its eightieth anniversary by featuring a photo portfolio of prominent American men aged 80 to 1. According to Esquire blog, they have photographed eighty famous men, one born in each year of the magazine’s history. Most, even some of the youngest, have left their mark in the country, and together their faces are a breathing timeline.

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Pop culture scenes of Playmobil People

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 8 October 2013

Who says that Playmobil People are only for kids? If you had a not-so cool childhood and don’t know what Playmobil People are, they are human toy figures that are 3 inches tall and come with a wide range of accessories: buildings, vehicles, and animals. They usually come in themed sets but also have special […]

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Ditology: the remarkable finger portraits of Dito Von Tease

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By Kuan Huang in New Trends on Saturday 9 February 2013

Finger painting is popular among children. But artist Dito Von Tease has transformed it into an art style and named it Ditology. He took pictures of his index finger and turned them into immediately recognizable famous faces. His portraits include depictions of Barack Obama, Steve Jobs, Hello Kitty, Micky Mouse and others

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Not So Shitty watercolour appropriations of famous art works

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By Cormack O'Connor in New Art on Friday 21 December 2012

Anonymous artist and Reddit troll, Shitty Watercolour, is wowing the web with his not so shitty appropriations of world famous art works. Becoming popular on the pages of Reddit with his bad watercolour drawings of everything from cats to Barack Obama, Shitty Watercolour has recently revealed he is a 19 year old student at University of York (after having to deny he was Roald Dahl collaborator Quentin Blake).

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