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Obamas to Host First Ever White House Poetry Slam
« on: May 12, 2009, 09:09:15 AM »
http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/entertainment/Obamas-to-Host-First-White-House-Poetry-Slam.html


Winner gets what??

50 cools points to whomever can come up with the best answer....

i'm going with 1 presidential pardon....
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Re: Obamas to Host First Ever White House Poetry Slam
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2009, 09:57:54 AM »
We are trying to get PSi acknowledgment for this event. Working on it hard today.

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Re: Obamas to Host First Ever White House Poetry Slam
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2009, 10:09:59 AM »
http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/entertainment/Obamas-to-Host-First-White-House-Poetry-Slam.html


Winner gets what??

50 cools points to whomever can come up with the best answer....

i'm going with 1 presidential pardon....

Besides Mayda, are there any other poets from the scene involved with this?
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Re: Obamas to Host First Ever White House Poetry Slam
« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2009, 10:14:11 AM »
Just sent email to the media folks at the white house and tried to follow up with a phone call. You might guess how much success I had with that. Still working hard today to make contact with the right planners and movers.

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Re: Obamas to Host First Ever White House Poetry Slam
« Reply #4 on: May 12, 2009, 10:27:12 AM »
Just sent email to the media folks at the white house and tried to follow up with a phone call. You might guess how much success I had with that. Still working hard today to make contact with the right planners and movers.

if you cant get through to them have Scott give it a try, he speaks Black Presidentialese, i mean heck the Pres and the Pres can get some black on black rhyme going on! talk about the troubles of being a black president.... scott may even be able ot give him some pointers  ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D


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Re: Obamas to Host First Ever White House Poetry Slam
« Reply #5 on: May 12, 2009, 10:31:32 AM »
He's with us at ASU later this week, Klute and I can try and catch him-

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Re: Obamas to Host First Ever White House Poetry Slam
« Reply #6 on: May 12, 2009, 10:33:08 AM »
Also sent email to Mayda saying Congrats and don't forget your roots.

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Re: Obamas to Host First Ever White House Poetry Slam
« Reply #7 on: May 12, 2009, 11:41:45 AM »
Just sent email to the media folks at the white house and tried to follow up with a phone call. You might guess how much success I had with that. Still working hard today to make contact with the right planners and movers.

if you cant get through to them have Scott give it a try, he speaks Black Presidentialese, i mean heck the Pres and the Pres can get some black on black rhyme going on! talk about the troubles of being a black president.... scott may even be able ot give him some pointers  ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D


*ducks*



Maybe Obama can get Scott to stop reading off the page and switch to a teleprompter.

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Re: Obamas to Host First Ever White House Poetry Slam
« Reply #8 on: May 12, 2009, 12:38:17 PM »
Son of a...!!!

Never!  NEVER!, you hear?!

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Re: Obamas to Host First Ever White House Poetry Slam
« Reply #9 on: May 12, 2009, 01:17:14 PM »
How about your own popemobile?

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Re: Obamas to Host First Ever White House Poetry Slam
« Reply #10 on: May 12, 2009, 05:31:44 PM »
Will it be on C-Span?  That would be more interesting programing
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Re: Obamas to Host First Ever White House Poetry Slam
« Reply #11 on: May 12, 2009, 09:59:22 PM »
best possible opening for the WHITE HOUSE POETRY SLAM....


* someone goes up reads the MC spiel....
* Camera one cuts over to The President and his wife just as the are boisterously yelling "SO WHAT!"
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Re: Obamas to Host First Ever White House Poetry Slam
« Reply #12 on: May 13, 2009, 12:26:54 AM »
 :oIs all this really true?

I would say--what about the Blackberry?  Couldn't we tap a few hundred PSI members to text him?  At least all the young ones.  I totally suck at texting. (This is LV, but Zork may suck at texting, too--he would try to video-conference him on Skype--not likely to get through either--would YOU accept a call from Zork?)
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Re: Obamas to Host First Ever White House Poetry Slam
« Reply #13 on: May 13, 2009, 11:56:53 PM »
PSi should challenge the "winner" if we can't get the President's BB #.

POTUS should give the spiel. Shoot - he's from Chicago.

Still a step in the right direction.

Can we get him to West Palm Beach this August?

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Re: Obamas to Host First Ever White House Poetry Slam
« Reply #14 on: May 14, 2009, 10:13:28 AM »
WTG Mayda!!
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