Obama's pop picks
''The Godfather,'' Meryl Streep, and ''Spongebob Squarepants'' are some of the President's entertainment favorites
Obama has said that the 1972 Mafia epic and its 1974 sequel were his top movies of all time. As for 1990’s Part III? ”Not so much.”
He once named the Doubt star one of his favorite actresses, along with Angela Bassett and Susan Sarandon.
”I have to say, SpongeBob is pretty funny,” Obama told EW in August. He blamed Malia and Sasha for getting him hooked.
Obama picked his favorite singer’s ”Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours” as a campaign song.
The Defining Moment
Sales of Jonathan Alter’s FDR book rose more than 800 percent on Amazon after Obama plugged it.
When EW talked to Obama, he had Dylan’s music on his iPod. (Yes, the leader of the free world listens to an iPod.)