Author Archives: Bryan Warner

Pop Politics flashback: When ‘Homeland’ came to Raleigh

With state lawmakers set to debate renewing tax incentives for film & TV production in North Carolina, Pop Politics presents today’s pic, taken last summer and featuring Republican Gov. Pat McCrory (far left) chatting with “Homeland” star Claire Danes (far … Continue reading

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White House plays April Fool’s prank with ‘Beard Council’

Image: The White House Blog The official White House blog played along with the April Fool’s Day spirit by announcing the creation of the President’s Council on Beards, tasked with advising the commander in chief “on issues related to beard … Continue reading

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Obama fills out ‘March Madness’ bracket

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza If President Barack Obama’s prognostication pans out, Michigan State fans could be celebrating a national basketball title this year. For the sixth year, Obama filled out his NCAA men’s basketball tournament bracket on … Continue reading

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