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Hail to the Chef: The Hamburger of Michelle Obama and the Politics and Pop Culture of Presidential Food

On July 11, the Washington Post reported that First Lady Michelle Obama slipped the security-confined 18th century mansion she calls home to enjoy a heartily caloric (1700) meal at a new restaurant, “Shake Shack,” consisting of a “ShackBurger,” milk shake,… Read More ›

The Truth About Taft Getting Stuck in a Bathtub, Part 1

President William Howard Taft is stuck, and he can’t get out. And he’s been in that state for a full century now. He’s stuck in presidential chronology between Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson, two legendary egomaniacs whose primped personae forever shadow… Read More ›

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