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Carly Rae Jepsen’s Joyous Low-Stakes Rom-Com Continues Unfettered

The television landscape in this era of Peak TV comprises many overlapping tiers and ecosystems. Within this moment of seemingly infinite choice, there are genres…
Chris DeVille | May 25, 2020 - 5:01 pm

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Lizzo Really Is The Whole Damn Meal

"HAVE U EVER SEEN A BITCH PLAY FLUTE THEN HIT THE SHOOT?" It was a reasonable question. It was also a relevant question because it…
Chris DeVille | April 18, 2019 - 2:48 pm

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Lip Sync Battle, “Carpool Karaoke,” And America’s New Wave Of Viral Singing Shows

America is in a state of crisis right now. Police are murdering black civilians with startling regularity and seemingly never facing any accountability. A new…
Chris DeVille | July 7, 2016 - 3:55 pm

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Watch The Roots & Michelle Obama’s Virtual Roots Picnic Festival Feat. SZA, Lil Baby, Roddy Ricch, H.E.R., EarthGang, & More

The Roots' annual Roots Picnic music festival is going virtual this year, and they've partnered with Michelle Obama and her When We All Vote organization…
Peter Helman | June 27, 2020 - 8:01 pm

Watch Mariah Carey Join The Schitt’s Creek Cast On The Obamas’ Graduation Special

Mariah Carey joined the cast of the sitcom Schitt's Creek during the Obamas' virtual graduation special on Sunday. The cast, who were all performing in-character,…
James Rettig | June 7, 2020 - 6:17 pm

Watch The Obamas’ Virtual Graduation Event With Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, & More

Barack and Michelle Obama are hosting a virtual graduation ceremony today to honor those leaving school as part of the Class Of 2020. It was…
James Rettig | June 7, 2020 - 2:59 pm

Stream Kamasi Washington’s Score To Netflix’s Michelle Obama Doc Becoming

Contemporary jazz great Kamasi Washington wrote and recorded the score for Becoming, Netflix's new documentary about Michelle Obama based on her bestselling book of the…
Peter Helman | May 15, 2020 - 1:34 pm

Kamasi Washington Scored The Netflix Michelle Obama Doc Becoming

A couple days ago, Netflix revealed that they would be releasing a documentary about Michelle Obama, Becoming, based on her bestselling book of the same…
James Rettig | May 6, 2020 - 1:44 pm

Watch Michelle Obama Nail Harry Styles In The Balls In Late Late Show Dodgeball

Right now, James Corden's Late Late Show is recording episodes in London, a place where James Corden seems to still be more famous than he…
Tom Breihan | June 18, 2019 - 8:56 am

Michelle Obama’s Grammys Appearance Did Not Impress Michelle Obama’s Mom

On Grammy night, the biggest cheer from the crowd wasn't for a musician. It came when Michelle Obama touched a microphone. The former First Lady…
Tom Breihan | February 13, 2019 - 9:29 am

Childish Gambino – “Feels Like Summer” Video

Back in May, Donald Glover premiered a striking Childish Gambino music video for his new song, "This Is America." It was an exciting teaser for…
Julia Gray | September 2, 2018 - 12:04 pm

Watch Michelle Obama Honor Chance The Rapper At The BET Awards

In addition to winning Best New Artist, Chance The Rapper was honored with the BET Humanitarian Award at the BET Awards tonight. And before he…
Peter Helman | June 25, 2017 - 11:17 pm

Michelle Obama Thanks Chance The Rapper For His Aid To Chicago Public Schools

In the past few days, Chance The Rapper has gone from being a politically informed artist to a full-on advocate for the greater good. Last…
Tom Breihan | March 7, 2017 - 10:14 am

Watch Stevie Wonder Sing To Michelle Obama On The Tonight Show

We didn't know how good we had it. Late last night, around the same time that the Senate voted to gut the Affordable Care Act,…
Tom Breihan | January 12, 2017 - 8:51 am

White House Fest SXSL Announces Leonardo DiCaprio, Sharon Jones, Stranger Things Cast

Earlier this month, the White House announced that they were teaming up with SXSW to bring a one-day miniature version of the festival to the…
Peter Helman | September 25, 2016 - 5:34 pm

White House & SXSW Team For South By South Lawn Festival

Both Barack and Michelle Obama were keynote speakers at this year past year's SXSW, and it seems like they enjoyed the experience because the White…
James Rettig | September 2, 2016 - 12:15 pm