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Obama '08 - I'm Voting for Barack Obama
Can you believe it? Compare the political campaign button above to this!

World Reaction to Barack Obama's election


"Fatheads" are all the rage in 2008 - what are Fatheads? Life-size vinyl posters of your favorite sports stars or celeb. The pictures are taken in Hi-definition giving the poster an almost 3-D appearance. - So.. every time you walk into a room with a Fathead - there is a slight chance you'll have a heart attack... (just kidding - I hope)
Fatheads - Life Size Wall Posters Popular in the 2000s

 CHICAGO, IL (March 2007): On the Season Finale of Ugly Betty, Diva Fashionista Wilhelmina Slater (Vanessa Williams), is proposed to by publishing mogul Bradford Meade (Alan Dale). ( Here's the Ugly Betty Vintage Flower Collection)


Societal Notables in the 2000s


Bon Jovi Comes Back Country - (Really!)
Rachael Ray!

"As seen on the Rachael Ray Show!" - Have you seen that anywhere? Poor Martha Stewart seems to be "out" since the domestic goddess/CEO spent time in the slammer. Now we just have Oprah and Rachael Ray to tell us what to buy! But....just who is this Rachael Ray?

Politically Correct

  1. A Politically Correct Lexicon - Your ‘how-to’ guide to avoid offending anyone


Placeholder I used for the 44th President Until Barack Obama was elected.Stupidity and ignorance are in! =( OUT! =) November 2008 - Stupidity is officially OUT!!!!!

Reality TV

Reality TV is a phenomenon of the early 2000s that is still with us (more or less) as of this writing, in May of 2007. Reality TV puts everyday people in contrived but supposedly unscripted situations, and then films them for our voyeuristic amusement. Some of the top shows include:

  1. Survivor - (CBS) Reality TV show debuted in May of 2000.
  2. American Idol - An amateur hour type singing contest hosted by Ryan Seacrest that has been running since 2002. Contestants perform live on TV and are judged by a panel of judges (Paula Abdul, Randy Jackson, Simon Cowell) and the American public who cast their votes via telephone.
  3. The Bachelor - (ABC) Debut 2002. 25 young ladies vie for the affection of an eligible bachelor, who picks one to marry.

Other Hit Shows of the 2000s

  1. 24 - 24 is unique in that we follow the story minute by minute. Viewers are privy to an entire 24 hour period with no gaps. (Fox)
  2. Desperate Housewives - (ABC) - Welcome to The Most Scandalous Street in Suburbia!
  3. Heros -
  4. House - Smart is cool, and nasty is better. Hugh Laurey, a British Bloke dons an American accent, is mean to everybody, and we can't get enough! (Fox)
  5. Lost - (ABC) - A man awakes in a jungle. He is bruised and bloody, and doesn't know where he is...
  6. Ugly Betty  - The only sane an reasonable person is "Ugly" Betty (who really isn't ugly at all, IMO.)(ABC)



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Apple iTunes

Pop Chart Top 10

  1. Disturbia - Rihanna
  2. A Little Bit Longer - Jonas Brothers
  3. Burnin' Up - Jonas Brothers
  4. I Kissed a Girl - Katy Perry
  5. When I Grow Up - The Pussycat Dolls
  6. 7 Things - Miley Cyrus
  7. I'm Yours - Jason Mraz
  8. One Step At a Time - Jordin Sparks
  9. Leavin' - Jesse McCartney
  10. Corona and Lime - Shwayze
  1. Umbrella (Radio Edit) by Rihanna featuring Jay-Z from the album Umbrella - Single
    May 22, 2007
    Artist Rihanna featuring Jay-Z
    Umbrella - Single
  2. This Is My Now by Jordin Sparks from the album Jordin Sparks - EP
    May 22, 2007
    Artist Jordin Sparks
    Jordin Sparks - EP
  3. Makes Me Wonder by Maroon 5 from the album It Won't Be Soon Before Long
    May 22, 2007
    Artist Maroon 5
    It Won't Be Soon Before Long
  4. You Give Love a Bad Name by Blake Lewis from the album Blake Lewis - EP
    May 22, 2007
    Artist Blake Lewis
    Blake Lewis - EP
  5. Home by Daughtry from the album Daughtry (Bonus Track)
    November 21, 2006
    Artist Daughtry
    Daughtry (Bonus Track)
  6. Never Again by Kelly Clarkson from the album Never Again - Single
    April 20, 2007
    Artist Kelly Clarkson
    Never Again - Single
  7. Big Girls Don't Cry (Personal) by Fergie from the album The Dutchess (Deluxe Version)
    September 19, 2006
    Artist Fergie
    The Dutchess (Deluxe Version)
  8. Summer Love by Justin Timberlake from the album FutureSex / LoveSounds
    September 12, 2006
    Artist Justin Timberlake
    FutureSex / LoveSounds
  9. Girlfriend by Avril Lavigne from the album Girlfriend - Single
    February 19, 2007
    Artist Avril Lavigne
    Girlfriend - Single
  10. Do You Know? (The Ping Pong Song) by Enrique Iglesias from the album Do You Know? (The Ping Pong Song) - Single
    May 15, 2007
    Artist Enrique Iglesias
    Do You Know? (The Ping Pong Song) - Single
2000's Movies at the IMDB