Friday, January 8, 2010
#95 - Play Hoops with the Baller in Chief
MTV sent 4 twenty-something Canadians across the US for their new show, "The Buried Life." The show documents Ben Nemtin, Dave Lingwood, Jonnie Penn, and Duncan Penn as they journey to complete 100 tasks they'd like to do before they die. #95 - Play basketball with President Obama. While the cast admit the task was 'seemingly impossible,' they decided to give it a shot. In the process, they managed to meet CBS' Bob Schieffer, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, the President's right hand man (and basketball buddy) Reggie Love, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, Sen. Claire McCaskill, and Rep. Mike Quigley. Nikki Schwab and Tara Palmieri spoke with the foursome about the experience. "It was sort of like running for office -- we were gaining support as we went and sort of got endorsed by more and more of the politicians in terms of what we were doing," Netim said. Check out the full story at Yeas and Nays.