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    Has President Obama Raised the Fundraising Game For Indie Filmmakers?

    Encouraging independent filmmaking wasn't Congress' intent. However, President Obama's signing of the JOBS (Jumpstart Our Business Startups) Act on April 5 promises to dramatically expand filmmakers' ability to raise financing for their projects.

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    Obama With Fallon: The Prez Slow Jams The News

    President Obama had a clear political agenda in visiting Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, on the road at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: reaching out to young voters and more specifically lobbying against a Congressional threat to increase interest on student loans. But how cool i...

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    Game Change: Julianne Moore, Sarah Palin and Lamebrain Politics

    Sarah Palin can whine all she wants, but no reasonable person believes that the creators of Game Change went out of their way to make her look shallow and ridiculous – she didn’t need any help with that. But the HBO film will certainly play better to people who see Palin as a blight...

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    Obama Sings; Hope He Keeps His Day Job (Video)

    At a blues-y celebration of Black History Month at the White House – a concert to be shown on PBS on Feb. 27th – the President joined in and sang “Sweet Home Chicago” with B.B. King, backed up by Mick Jagger, Jeff Beck and others.

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    Watch The Best Videos of 2011

    Like many of you, I’ll be taking some time off over Christmas weekend, but please come back to this post and spend an escapist minute or two with some of the funniest videos of the year, from Jon Hamm and Jimmy Fallon in a live-action “Ambiguously Gay Duo” to Ricky Gervais&rsq...

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