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Topic: Barack Obama

How Marc Maron Built a Brand That Helped Him Land the President

On WTF podcast, the personal became the professional

That President Barack Obama said the n-word earlier this week while making a point about racism in America understandably made headlines. That he said it during his appearance on WTF…

Meet the $935 Pen That Turns a Scribble Into a Status Symbol

Why President Obama and Johnny Depp both own Montblanc's Meisterstück

It's not often that a pen finds itself at the very center of an international event, but that's exactly what happened 52 years ago when John F. Kennedy visited Cologne,…

Marc Maron's Podcast Is About to Get Its Biggest Guest Ever: President Obama

'WTF Summit' marks a big step for the medium

President Barack Obama is on the books for a guest appearance on the WTF With Marc Maron podcast. And it's hard to determine the biggest winner in the development. Well, it's…

Caitlyn Jenner Breaks President Obama's Twitter Follower Record

Fastest person ever to hit 1 million

Bruce Jenner effectively completed his gender transformation today—at least in the public sense—when the former Olympian appeared on the cover of Vanity Fair with the headline, "Call me Caitlyn." Under her…

Barack Obama Gets @POTUS, His Personal Twitter Handle

But what happens to it after he leaves office?

Late Monday morning, President Barack Obama tweeted from his new Twitter account, @POTUS, for the first time. Hello, Twitter! It's Barack. Really! Six years in, they're finally giving me my own…

How Lee Daniels Drew on His Own Life to Shape Empire, TV's Surprise Hit

The creative force tells us what he's learned and what's next

Scratch the surface of Fox's monster hit drama Empire and you'll find a whole lot of truths that are based on the experiences of Lee Daniels, who created the series…

Moving at the Speed of the Screen

Video has become the new daypart

Marketers have long recognized the incredible power of video to sell a product, brand or service. Yet at an ever-increasing pace, consumers are shifting away from the No. 1 vehicle…

10 World Leaders Who Rule on Twitter

India's head of state, Modi, especially leverages social media

What do President Barack Obama, Pope Francis, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Indonesia's Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and Queen Rania of Jordan have in common? They are among the most powerful…

Obama Getting 'Fancy' With His Words Goes Viral

President's edited words blend with the song of the summer

First things first, have you seen Barack Obama singing Fancy? YouTube channel baracksdubs, known for mashing up the President's speeches into popular songs, has taken on the popular Iggy Azalea rap…

Obama Will Nominate Former P&G CEO Bob McDonald as Secretary of Veterans Affairs

Announcement expected today

President Obama has chosen former P&G CEO Bob McDonald as his new secretary of veterans affairs, according to White House officials cited by The Washington Post. The decision follows a report on…

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