Saturday, June 27, 2009

Trailer: Ricky Gervais' 'The Invention of Lying'

Questionable premise. Unbelievable cast.




New Filipino Prisoner Michael Jackson Video Tribute

Those 1,500 wily Filipino prisoners who famously staged a Thriller video have come back in the wake of Michael Jackson's death with this tribute.




Ahmadinejad Calls Out Obama for Meddling

Despite Obama's best efforts to stay measured on Iran's election protests, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is questioning his whole "change" thing.




Jimmy Kimmel: First Comedian to Make Michael Jackson Jokes?

Jimmy Kimmel bravely starts making Michael Jackson jokes. He takes it pretty easy on him, though. What do you think? Too soon?




Micahel Jackson and Iranian Protesters Join Forces

Someone combined the two biggest Twitter trending topics (of all time?) into one awesomely defiant video.




Remembering 'We Are the World'

I watched this last night and it absolutely blew my mind. There is no group of contemporary pop stars that you could assemble today that could rival the performers in this video.




Media Reactions to Nico Pitney's Question from an Iranian

Newsy.com breaks down the "pre-arranged" question from an Iranian citizen by Nico Pitney at Obama's press conference this week.




Barack and Michelle Get Tested for HIV/AIDS

Something different this week from the White House. To commemorate National HIV testing day, a video from 2006 of Barack and Michelle promoting HIV/AIDS testing in Kenya.




Weekly Address: Opening the Door to a Clean Energy Economy

Obama announces the passing of the American Clean Energy and Security Act.


"We have been talking about energy for decades. But there is no longer a disagreement over whether our dependence on foreign oil is endangering our security. It is. There is no longer a debate about whether carbon pollution is placing our planet in jeopardy. It’s happening. And there is no longer a question about whether the jobs and industries of the 21st century will be centered around clean, renewable energy. The question is, which country will create these jobs and these industries? I want that answer to be the United States of America."