Friday, July 10, 2009

The Obamas Arrive in Ghana

The "homecoming of sorts" is accompanied by drumming and dancing. At least I hope that drumming is real and not piped in by CNN.

Ghana is Pumped for the Obamas' Arrival

I'm not sure what "AKWAABA" means, but I like it.

New Music on the Blogs

Erykah Badu channels MJ in this very funky cover of "I Wanna Be Where You Are" with The Roots. Then we have a pair of new songs from the upcoming The Very Best album (one with M.I.A.), and a pair of new Velvet Underground covers from Beck's Record Club project. Finally, check out Levon Helm and his band jamming out to the Dead's "Tennessee Jed" on Letterman.

The Roots - I Wanna Be Where You Are feat. Erykah Badu [Gorilla vs. Bear]

The Very Best - Julia [I Guess I'm Floating]

The Very Best - Rain Dance feat. M.I.A. [I Guess I'm Floating]

Beck - I'm Waiting For The Man [We All Want Someone]
Beck - Femme Fatale [We All Want Someone]

Michael Jackson Flash Mob

These Swedes give the Filipino prisoners a run for their money.

The Suge Knight Light

"Sleep tight. With some help from Suge Knight."

Olbermann's Salute to GOP Catch Phrases

Following the entry of "Pullin' a Palin" into the Urban Dictionary, Keith takes a look back at the many other catch phrases the Republican party has given to the world.

Asians Doing Christopher Walken Impressions

Shameless, questionably offensive, viral video of the day.

Bruno Does Letterman's Top Ten

In what may be his final promotional TV appearance, Bruno offers the top ten reasons to go see Bruno.

Obama Relates His Father's Experience to Africa Policy

Yet another example of that special quality that Obama brings to the table as President of the United States.

Levi Johnston Throws "Great Lady" Sarah Palin Under the Bus (again)

Levi seems to be enjoying this whole Sarah Palin meltdown thing.

“She had talked about how nice it would be to take some of this money people had been offering us and you know just run with it, say ‘forget everything else.'"

Video of Obama and Sarkozy Checking Out That Girl's Ass

Good Morning America attempts to make the case that Obama wasn't necessarily being lecherous. But I'm still not so sure.