The artist behind the iconic “Hope” poster of Barack Obama that became synonymous with his successful presidential campaign has released a new set of images, just in time for Trump’s inauguration and the subsequent Women’s March.
Artist Shepard Fairey, who created the original in 2008 as well as a less flattering Donald Trump print complete with the caption “Demagogue,” has shifted his focus this time round.
Now his images center on a diverse mix of people rather than leaders, as millions…
Neither WhatsApp nor The Guardian are having a good day.
The UK-based newspaper published a scathing exclusive report early Friday morning, purporting to reveal disturbing news about the encryption used by WhatsApp’s, the Facebook-owned messaging service. Almost as soon as the article went live, however, security experts took to the internet to publicly question the nature of its claims.
President Barack Obama wiped away a tear as he started talking about the first lady during Tuesday’s farewell address — and then things got real emotional.
“Michelle LaVaughn Robinson, girl of the south side, for the past 25 years, you’ve been not only my wife and mother of my children, you have been my best friend,” Obama said toward the end of his speech from Chicago.
The tweet, which was sent out in the early hours of Tuesday morning — a year to the day that David Bowie passed away — has received criticism from people who saw it as an attempt to “hijack” a hashtag for the sake of marketing.
A decade ago, I received a job offer in southern California. The money was much better than I was making in Oklahoma, but the cost of living essentially made it a wash. What prompted me to move my family to the left(wing) coast away from conservative Oklahoma was Hollywood. I had a screenplay that was nearly finished and having access to Hollywood an hour away made pitching it much easier.
In other words, I wanted to be part of Hollywood. No, I wasn’t into the glitz or the glamour. I’ve…