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It’s 3:26PM on the day after Election Day… and I *still* haven’t heard breaking news that Will Smith will play Obama in a movie about his life.

Any moment now… right?

[checks watch...]

Wait, hold it… what’s this?

Hmmm. Close, but not quite. Where’s Spike Lee? What do you want to bet…? Is he, perhaps, fighting Craig Brewer or John Singleton for the rights?

Which director… of any color… would be best to make this movie?¬†


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Jeffrey Overstreet has two passions: writing fiction, and celebrating art — music, cinema, photography, literature — through writing and teaching. He is the author of a “memoir of dangerous moviegoing” — Through a Screen Darkly. And his four-novel fantasy series, The Auralia Thread, which begins with Auralia's Colors, was published by Random House. He speaks at universities and conferences around the world about understanding art through eyes of faith. He is earning his MFA in Creative Writing at Seattle Pacific University, where he has worked for 11 years as an editor, writer, and communications project manager. His work has been recognized in The New Yorker, TIME, The Seattle Times, IMAGE, Ravi Zacharias International — and Christianity Today, where he served as a film journalist for more than a decade. He recently began a weekly column called "Listening Closer" for Christ and Pop Culture.

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  • nickalexander1

    Who would do the best job for the Obamabio?
    Only one name on my list: Jim Sheridan (In America).

  • missionkitchenambition

    (This is Sara Z. – for some reason it lets me comment when I’m logged in under my cooking blog username but not my regular blog username.)

    ANNyway, have you read the book? Amazing. Richard Yates. It’s been years since I read it, but Mad Men feels very much inspired by that book.