Michelle Obama Engulfed by Seething Horde of Children

Hamilton Nolan · 10/12/11 09:00AM

As long as we allow her husband to occupy the White House, First Lady Michelle Obama is determined to continue her dangerous crusade to get America's kids in shape. Who is that lady to tell my baby he ain't eating right?

Woody Allen's New Muse: Michelle Obama

Seth Abramovitch · 10/06/11 10:00PM

Septuagenarian comeback kid Woody Allen told U.K. talk show Daybreak, "If I was in a room with Michelle Obama, and I thought she was right for a part, I wouldn't hesitate to ask her." And he isn't just whistling out of his clarinet hole with that offer: He cast Carla Bruni, wife of French president Nicolas Sarkovy, in Midnight in Paris after having dinner with the couple.

Michelle Obama Wants to Jump a Million Children All at Once

Brian Moylan · 10/06/11 03:39PM

Michelle Obama is gathering hundreds of children at the White House tomorrow to attempt to break the Guinness Book of World Records record of the number of people doing jumping jacks at the same time. She's part of a push by National Geographic Kids to get more than 20,000 people around the world to do jumping jacks for one minute at the same time.

Michelle Obama Shops at Target, Just Like You

Seth Abramovitch · 09/29/11 10:02PM

Michelle Obama was snapped Thursday at the Target store in Alexandria, Virginia. (Click image to enlarge, if you don't believe us!) Hidden beneath a Nike cap and sunglasses, the First Lady pushed her own cart around the store for approximately 30 minutes, and was recognized only by her cashier. The White House confirmed that it was indeed Mrs. Obama rummaging through the discount Missoni chemise bin, with First Lady communications director Kristina Schake explaining, "It is not uncommon for the First Lady to slip out to run an errand, eat at a local restaurant or otherwise enjoy the city outside the White House gates." Will this be the TP-run that loses Obama the union vote? Developing! [Photo credit: AP]

Oprah to Interview the Obamas

Seth Abramovitch · 04/13/11 02:36AM

Barack and Michelle Obama will return to their old stomping grounds to tape an episode of Oprah on April 27, airing May 2. It's one of Oprah's last broadcasts, and should be a good one. But is she in? [Tribune]