No word on whether Louise will say anything like, "About those ads in 1994 ... our bad!"
Spiderman vs. Batman
Now America can finally get its arms around the differences between John McCain and Barack Obama -- one (McCain) cites Batman as his favorite superhero, while the other (Obama) favors Spiderman. This from the Aug. 15 issue of Entertainment Weekly, in which the pop culture journal pins down the candidates on issues crucial to the American public -- like what their favorite movies are. (Obama: The Godfather; McCain: Viva Zapata! with Marlon Brando.)
As for music, McCain admits a soft-spot for ABBA, Roy Orbison and Linda Ronstadt, while Obama (who owns an iPod) likes Jay-Z, Frank Sinatra and Sheryl Crow. On TV, Obama says he loved both M*A*S*H and The Dick Van Dyke Show growing up, while McCain says he enjoys current shows Curb Your Enthusiasm and The Wire. As for American Idol, McCain's wife Cindy admits to having voted for Glendale, Ariz., gal Jordin Sparks, while Obama's daughters, EW reports, were big David Archuleta fans.
Finally, EW asked which fictional president they liked best. Obama pointed to Jeff Bridges in The Contender: "He was charming and essentially an honorable person, but there was a rogue about him." As for McCain, he chose Dennis Haysbert, the president in the first season of 24: "He's a guy who makes tough decisions, he takes charge, he's ready to sacrifice his interest on behalf of the interest of the country."
Of course EW couldn't help but remind McCain that David Palmer (Haysbert's character) was, fictionally at least, America's first African-American president.