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TODAY   |  March 11, 2014

Is ‘Two Ferns’ Obama’s most awkward interview?

President Obama was roasted by Zach Galifianakis on the actor and comedian’s Funny or Die Web show, “Between Two Ferns.” Carson Daly reports from the Orange Room on the video, released this morning.

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>>> 7:51. carson is over in the orange room , this concept catching on, carson . it's working.

>> what do you mean?

>> guys, we're very excited here in the orange room . because we're all huge fans of the online comedy show between two ferns with zack gal if a in that casis. have you seen it? great stuff. if you don't know it, it's on funny or die. it's just internet cult classic , interviews he does with famous people , making them feel extremely awkward. president obama 's two ferns episode released this morning. how did the president do? take a look.

>> like people actually watch this show as -- i was actually pretty surprised.

>> hi. welcome to another edition of "between two ferns," i'm your host, zack gal if a in that casis. and my guest today is president barack obama . what is it like to be the last black president ?

>> seriously? what's it like for this to be the last time you ever talk to a president?

>> it must kind of stink, though, that you can't run three times.

>> no. actually, i think it's a good idea. you know, if i ran a third time, it would be sort of like doing a third "hangover" movie. it didn't really work out very well.

>> it's over six minutes long. shot two weeks ago. and it is -- all of it is really, really funny. reactions coming in this morning. phil writes, president barack obama appears on "between two ferns." some great burns on both sides. hilarious. carl writes, obama on "two ferns" is at once the most awkward and amazing thing i've ever seen. and we would have to agree. the first lady has been everywhere, showing her comedy chops and it's been great. but the president, he is amazing in this. check that out this morning if you have time.

>> carson , how about he shushes the president.

>> and doesn't know how to