Category: Obama


2009 Inauguration: Helpful web resources

We’re just days away from the historic 2009 Presidential Inauguration. With so much information floating around the Cloud, it seemed like it might be helpful to post a collection of web resources, including where to find official information, where you will be able to watch the event online, and other useful sites…so here it …


Yes You Can: Become an icon @ Obamicon.Me

First came SimpsonizeMe – a webapp which enabled visitors to transform themselves into residents of Springfield (while shamelessly promoting BK and the then new the Simpsons Movie).
Now, just in time for the 2009 Inauguration, comes Obamicon.Me – a great way to celebrate our incoming 44th President – Barack Hussein Obama, Esq. – by turning yourself, …


2009 Obama/Biden Inauguration: The Movie

MSNBC has teamed up with Screenvision (a major player in cinema advertising, apparently) to bring the cable news channel’s live broadcast of Obama/Biden’s 2009 Inauguration to the big screen at 27 movie theaters across the nation.  According to the Hollywood Reporter:
Free tickets are being handed out via to see the inauguration and parade from …


Official Inauguration map & ticket info finally released by JCCIC

The Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies (JCCIC) sent out an email this morning (posted in full after the break) detailing information about Obama’s Swearing-in ceremonies and providing links to an official Inauguration Ceremonies map and detailed ticket info (PDF links).
The Washington Post sheds more light on how the official tickets were actually distributed in …


2009 Inauguration (ticket holders) Seating Map

11 days to go: With copious amounts of 2009 Inauguration information available across the Interwebs, you might think that finding a seating map for the actual swearing-in ceremony would not be that difficult…but then you’d be wrong.  The only map I’ve seen (thanks RK) is posted here (shows the Mall sections in addition to the …


Marvel celebrates Obama with Spider-Man Inauguration issue

Like Ben & Jerry’s, Marvel Comics is celebrating Barack Obama’s January 20, 2009 Inauguration by featuring the President-elect in its upcoming issue of Spider-Man.
“When we heard that President-Elect Obama is a collector of Spider-Man comics, we knew that these two historic figures had to meet in our comics’ Marvel Universe,” says Marvel’s Editor-in-Chief Joe Quesada.
Available …


Ben & Jerry’s celebrates Obama with Yes Pecan!

In celebration of Barack Obama’s upcoming inauguration Ben & Jerry’s is now selling a new flavor – Yes Pecan! An Inspirational Blend: Amber Waves of Buttery Ice Cream With Roasted Non-Partisan Pecans.  Proceeds from sales of Yes Pecan! during January will be donated to the Common Cause Education Fund. 


’08 Person of the Year: Barry O’Bomber

Timing is everything. If not for his remarkable 2004 DNC keynote speech, Barack Obama would never have been elected as our 44th President, let alone Time’s 2008 Person of the Year.
On his road to becoming the first African-American President-elect, Obama and Co. continuously proved that they could beat the odds: first by defeating his seemingly …

Barack: I keep it cool


Keeping tabs on President 2.0

With just about 2 months left until President-elect Barack Obama gets sworn in as the 44th President of the USA, there is no shortage of Barack-news.  If you are looking for a quick and easy way (or alt. to previously mentioned iApp Obama ’08) to keep tabs on our technology-centric President-to-be, check out ObamaFox – …