1. EYE CANDY

    TNR Predicts Newsweek Obama Cover

    A vendor sells badges featuring pictures of US President-elect Barack Obama during a demonstration to condemn the ban of same-sex marriages in Los Angeles on November 15, 2008. The same-sex marriage ban sparked angry protests across the nation with thousands taking to the streets in Los Angeles chanting slogans like "Yes We Can." AFP PHOTO/Jewel SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

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    A pregnant Joe Biden? A bug-eyed Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council? Oh, what a wide world of cover possibilities opened up to Newsweek and The Daily Beast editor Tina Brown when President Obama announced his support for same-sex marriage on Wednesday! The Photoshop-happy folks over at The New Republic have put together a handsome slideshow of possibilities. Some of TNR’s suggestions, like a bright pink White House, are low-hanging fruit, and will surely be passed over without a second glance. American newsstands, beware. A TinaBeast special is headed your way. And TNR, the Beast assumes all this poking of other publications can be traced back to the impish wit of Chris Hughes.

    Read it at The New Republic