First Lady to Appear on Network Owned by Comcast

Comcast-Time Warner merger currently being considered by her husband’s administration
First lady Michelle Obama  / AP

Michelle Obama will appear on the season finale of NBC’s “Parks and Recreation” on Thursday evening as her husband’s administration reviews the merger that will make the network’s parent company the largest cable provider in history.

George Clooney Throws Hissy Fits When People Criticize Obama

George Clooney's former girlfriend Stacy Keibler (AP)

Via Gawker (which still sucks) comes this amusing story about Return of the Killer Tomatoes star George Clooney throwing a hissy fit like a little girl because someone said something mean about his BFF Barack Obama. Highly respected business owner and mega-philanthropist Steve Wynn reportedly encountered the drunken lout of an actor at one of his gambling …

Obama Picks Clinton Lawyer for White House Counsel

Attorney represented Clinton administration during investigation into Marc Rich
Neil Eggleston / AP

President Barack Obama is naming a Washington lawyer who represented a Clinton administration official tied with a fugitive financier who did business with Iran during the hostage crisis, according to the New York Times.