George W. Bush's 15 Most Memorable Pop Culture Moments

W. by Oliver Stone



In the vein of Nixon and The Queen, the 2008 film was not as much a anti-Bush political feature as it was a biographical portrait attempting to piece together the seminal events in Bush's life and administration.

American Wife: A Novel by Curtis Sittenfeld



The story of a mid-Western woman who eventually becomes First Lady of the United States is a not-so-thinly veiled account of Laura Bush's life, from growing up in Wisconsin, to meeting an Ivy-League boozer, to finding her ideals at odds as she stands beside her husband in the Oval Office.

You're Welcome America (Ferrell's Broadway Show/HBO Special)



Ferrell's one-man show, fully titled You're Welcome America: A Final Night With George Bush began as a one-man send-up of the former president staged soon after he left the White House. It was so successful that HBO filmed it for a television special.

Fahrenheit 9/11 by Michael Moore



The documentary takes a critical look at how the goverment—particular Bush—responded to the September 11th tragedy. Released just before the 2004 elections, the film made nearly $120 million, making it the highest-grossing documentary of all time.

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Eleanor Barkhorn and Kevin Fallon

Eleanor Barkhorn is editor of The Atlantic's Entertainment channel. Kevin Fallon writes for and produces the channel.

Saving the Bees

Honeybees contribute more than $15 billion to the U.S. economy. A short documentary considers how desperate beekeepers are trying to keep their hives alive.

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