|
Movies Books Music Food Tv Shows Technology Politics Video Games Parenting Fashion Green Living more >

Wiki

Obama's Blackberry
By Kasper Hauser

When Obama stated that if elected, he would keep his Blackberry, debate echoed through Washington and among the ranks of the Secret Service. What would it be like to have a president who could Twitter, send text messages, and navigate the web with ease? What would it be like to receive a text message from inside the Oval Office and, most importantly, what would it say? 


Now, for the first time, We The People are privy to our new leader's epistolary back-and-forths on his wily hand-held device. We're about to discover that his emails (and the replies, from his wife and daughters, Biden, Palen, Rush, Hannity, the new first puppy, and even Bush) are so tuned in to the language of electronic correspondence they come hilariously close to the brink of legibility. 


This giftable, imagined glimpse into Obama's beloved Blackberry traverses the mundane and momentous contours of the Commander in Chief's life, from security briefings to spam, basketball practice to domestic bliss, and the panic of oops-I-hit-reply-all, to, of course, the trauma of dealing with the First Mother In Law.

To wit: 

BidenMyTime: Hey U, whatcha doin? 
BARACKO: M rly busy
BidenMyTime: Right :( Can I lv at 4:45?

Author Bio:

Kasper Hauser is a San Francisco-based comedy group. They are the authors of Weddings of the Times, a parody of the New York Times wedding pages, and SkyMaul, which the San Francisco Chronicle called "wicked funny," and Salon.com called "the perfect sendup."

The Kasper Hauser Comedy Podcast has been called "brilliant" by New York magazine and "wonderfully realized" by The Times of London. The group's members have written for HBO and appeared on "Comedy Central" and "This American
Life."

Other links:

Become a Fan on Facebook.

Visit the website: www.FirstBlackberry.com

Visit the authors' website: www.KasperHauser.com

Stay tuned for the iPhone App.

edit this info

Details

ISBN-10:  0316074357 (hbk.)
ISBN-13:  9780316074353 (hbk.)
Publisher:  Little, Brown and Company
Date Published:  June 8, 2009
What's your opinion on Obama's Blackberry?
rate
2 Ratings: +4.0
You have exceeded the maximum length.
More Obama's Blackberry reviews
review by . June 15, 2009
Cover
The fact that President Obama couldn't let go of his BlackBerry is funny enough, but get a comedy group like Kasper Hauser to take that BlackBerry and come up with the funniest messages imaginable and you get a riot in the palm of your hand.    Roughly the size of a BlackBerry (alright, maybe the older, bigger models), this palmsized book is a quick read, even quicker because you just keep on turning those pages for a fresh laugh. This book is hilarious, both in its absurd (but …
Photos
Author Photo
Book Cover
Related Topics
See You In the Funny Papers

a book by Pam Kumpe

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Science fiction comedy series created by Douglas Adams

Dry Augusten Burroughs

A book

© 2014 Lunch.com, LLC All Rights Reserved
Lunch.com - Relevant reviews by real people.
()
This is you!
Ranked #
Last login
Member since
reviews
comments
ratings
questions
compliments
lists