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On YouTube, "Obama Boy" Celebrates Obama's Gay Marriage Stance

BY Nick Judd | Wednesday, June 13 2012

Now making the rounds is a new video from a New York man calling himself "Obama Boy," in the tradition of 2008 viral video sensation Amber Lee Ettinger, the "Obama Girl." On the occasion of President Barack Obama's completed evolution towards support of gay marriage, "Obama Boy" Justin Brown decided to get on screen with a ballad celebrating POTUS' new stance, video writer Justin Duarte told Politico. Read More

UK's Cameron Gets His Own "Girls" Tribute Video

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, April 19 2010

President Obama's bequest to the future of Internet politics is that there will mostly like be a "Obama Girl"-like video made for any candidate with populist leanings, at least the male ones. (As if we needed ... Read More

Obama Girl Switches Sides

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, May 7 2008

Barack Obama won the North Carolina primary last night, but he may have lost his #1 fan. And to Mike Gravel, that player hater! Read More

Daily Digest: Obama Girl Is Out?

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, April 3 2008

Clay Shirky talks to Salon about online organizing, Obama Girl, and more; polls show Obama Girl is getting tiresome; the Hillary Clinton Deathwatch is keeping a close eye on Hillary's chances; Jeff Jarvis asks who should ... Read More

Is It Hip? Of Presidential Candidates and Rock'n'Roll

BY Alan Rosenblatt | Friday, March 28 2008

Weighing in at not quite 2 tons of fun, the McCain Girls are tearing up the YouTube charts and shattering a whole lot of eardrums. Are they hip? Do they make John McCain hip? The jury is still out on that. And while the ... Read More

Our Favorite Videos Are Back!

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, January 11 2008

It’s the return of our favorite political videos of the week! We look at a few clips from Iowa and New Hampshire that have become genuine cultural moments and that may have helped tip the polls, and a couple of ... Read More

Daily Digest: 10/25/07

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, October 25 2007

Chris Dodd gets dugg; Glenn Greenwald has high praise for Chris Dodd and harsh words for Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton; develops new charts to show where the candidates lie on the political spectrum; a new ... Read More

YouTube and Politics: A Woman’s Place is…in a bikini?

BY Morra Aarons-Mele | Thursday, July 26 2007

It all started when “Obama Girl” got more attention in the post-CNN/YouTube debate “spin room” than Joe Biden. As I stood outside the spin room, I kept asking breathless spinners who had talked to the brunette ... Read More

The Long Tail of Online Political Video

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, June 14 2007

I'm glad that TechPresident blogger David All posted the "I've Got a Crush...on Obama" video this morning, because it opens up a discussion that Josh Levy and I started having yesterday when we got the same email tip ... Read More