barack obama

MAGA bomber​

The MAGA Bomber Planned His Morning Routine Around "Fox & Friends"

His lawyers say Trump’s candidacy had offered some hope in a life shaped by abandonment, sexual assault, steroid abuse, mental illness, and poverty.
Tess Owen
7.23.19
The Noisey Advent Calendar

Chance the Rapper's "Sunday Candy" Is a Window into a Less Shitty America

The Christmassy, slowed-down, gospel-heavy version Chance debuted on 'SNL' three years ago today—and reprised at the White House a year later—became a small, but important, moment in American history.
Alex Robert Ross
12.13.18
Culture

It's Been 10 Years Since Obama Was Elected. Here's What It Meant

A reflection on election night 2008 and what it meant for black journalists to see America vote in its first black president.
Wilbert L. Cooper
11.7.18
say my name say my name

Barack Obama Finally Said “Donald Trump”

“The claim that everything will turn out okay because there are people inside the White House who secretly aren't following the president's orders, that is not a check. I'm being serious here. That's not how our democracy is supposed to work."
Rex Santus
9.7.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Obamas Are Officially Making Netflix Shows Now

The former president and first lady just signed a massive deal.
River Donaghey
5.21.18
New music

Kanye West Debuts Politically Charged Song "Ye vs. the People" Feat. T.I.

The rapper premiered it last night on Power 106 in Los Angeles, and raps about wearing a MAGA hat.
Noisey Staff
4.30.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Obama TV Could Be Headed to Netflix

We might be getting a different kind of presidential television, since Trump TV never came to pass.
River Donaghey
3.11.18
meat

This Guy Gets Paid Thousands of Dollars to Slice Ham

Spanish cortador de jamones Florencio Sanchidrián has cut ham for everyone from the King of Spain to Robert De Niro, and considers himself an ambassador for his country’s Iberian ham.
Gareth May
3.8.18
politics

The Long, Strange Conservative Obsession with Obama's Sexuality

After his official portrait was revealed, far-right websites alleged it contained "secret sperm."
Eve Peyser
2.18.18
Photography

Barack Obama's Photographer Talks About Life in the White House

We spoke to Pete Souza about his new book and his personal and professional relationship with the former president.
Dipo Faloyin
12.13.17
climate change

Trump Is Quietly Surrendering to China on Climate Change

The president's climate inaction has frustrated the world, and allowed an economic rival to gain more power and influence.
Geoff Dembicki
11.8.17
politics

How Democrats Are Dealing with Their Harvey Weinstein Problem

After years as a Democratic donor, the Hollywood mogul is being cast out.
Eve Peyser
10.11.17
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