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. […]
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.
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.
‘The Sound of Power’ is a collection of desktop speakers inspired by the busts of five world leaders. Created by Russian artist Petro Wodkins, the porcelain speakers look like Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, Kim Jong-Un, Muammar Gaddafi, and Robert Mugabe. To have Kim Jong-Un sing to you your favorite songs would be amusing albeit weird, […]
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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