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Look, this whole "nerdprom" problem is very simple: All you self-loathing/self-obsessed D.C. media p

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Look, this whole "nerdprom" problem is very simple: All you self-loathing/self-obsessed D.C. media people who go to and/or talk about the White House Correspondents Dinner are not, technically speaking, "nerds." You are "tools." Read more...

Michelle Obama Brings Anna Wintour to Tears Before Her Big Night

Michelle Obama was the guest of honor at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Anna Wintour Costume Center in NYC on Monday. The first lady - fresh from the White House Correspondents' Dinner and dressed in a superstylish Naeem Khan dress...Show More Summary

Duck Dynasty Star on Obama: ‘I Don’t Agree with Everything He Does But That’s the Country We Live in’

Plus at White House Correspondents Dinner, one celeb tells PJM he's too rich to be bothered by many Washington policies.

A company guide to damage control after a social media blowup

While we here in Washington were lost in a storm of coverage about the White House correspondents dinner, much of Silicon Valley was following a tempest of a different sort: the fallout of now-former PayPal executive Rakesh Agrawal's very public departure from the payments company. Agrawal, a noted payments analyst who joined PayPal only two […]

CNN’s Don Lemon Endorses Nation of Islam

A strange thing happened on CNN on Saturday May 3 prior to the White House CorrespondentsDinner. CNN host Don Lemon, appearing alongside Professor Marc Lamont Hill, professed his admiration for the Nation of Islam, a well-known hate group. Lemon proclaimed that Hill thinks he “look[s] like a member of the Nation if Islam. Show More Summary

Pretty Hair, Weird Necklines at the White House Correspondents' Dinner

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Saturday night, Hollywood hobnobbed with journalists and politicians at the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner. What does one wear to an event where folks who play President on TV get drunk and listen to the actual POTUS speak? Take a look.ho Read more...

Longtime Washington Political Journo Bob Kemper Passed Away Saturday

4 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

On the night of the annual White House Correspondentsdinner, longtime Washington political journalist Bob Kemper succumbed to an apparent heart attack. He was 53. Kemper served as an assistant managing editor for the Washington Examiner,...Show More Summary

That Time Selina Meyer Mocked Frank Underwood While Hanging With VP Joe Biden

The White House CorrespondentsDinner isn’t your typical social TV haven, but it somehow managed to unite HBO “Veep’s” Vice President Selina Meyer with “House of Cards’” President Frank Underwood. “The headline I’d like to write isShow More Summary

Obama's Flubbed Joke From the WHCD Was Actually Pretty Damn Funny

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

The White House Correspondents Dinner took place in Washington, D.C. this weekend, meaning we've just passed that painful time of the year when our nation's president attempts to be funny for one relatively short, but often excruciating speech. Read more...

Comedian Joel McHale sticks around D.C. after correspondentsdinner performance

Hey isn’t that… comedian Joel McHale, who apparently did not skip town the day after his White House Correspondentsdinner performance at the Washington Hilton. Instead, McHale and company, which included his wife Sarah Williams, their eldest son, McHale’s two brothers, and his mother-in-law, hit the town on Sunday like regular old tourists. Forget the […]

John Oliver Slams WHCD: 'An Alarming Display of Cultiness'

HBO's John Oliver wasted no time trashing the White House Correspondents' Dinner. Oliver's new show, Last Week Tonight, airs on Sunday, and the WHCD festivities wrapped earlier that morning. That gave him enough time to mock the so-called "nerd prom" where mainstream journalists and celebrities mingle. Show More Summary

Don't Miss the Best Jokes From the White House Correspondents' Dinner

Washington DC was the place to be on Saturday! We were on the ground at the White House Correspondents' Dinner talking with stars like Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Mindy Kaling, and many more. Here's a look at what you can't miss from the special event, including the best jokes from both President Obama's and host Joel McHale's speeches! On Allie: Karen Millen top, H&M skirt

White House CorrespondentsDinner Leftovers

If you were busy watching “Datleline” or “48 Hours” Saturday night, and missed the 2014 White House Correspondents Association dinner, we’ve got a few highlights. Here’s the video shown during the dinner of the VP and the Veep, Joe Biden...Show More Summary

Jessica Simpson’s Weight Loss Upstages Other Stars At Formal Event

Jessica Simpson’s weight loss was the highlight of Saturday night’s 2014 White House CorrespondentsDinner and she upstaged the other stars wearing dresses with plunging necklines. EOnline reports Sofia Vergara and Irina Shayke actually covered up their amazing curves while Simpson shined light on the new body frame that she’s been enjoying. Jessica saw no

Everyone in DC Wants a Picture With President Fitz

Tony Goldwyn, aka President Fitzgerald Grant, was in DC this weekend for the White House Correspondents' Dinner. The fictional world leader told us that when he's walking around the nation's capital, people definitely recognize him.Show More Summary

Video Interlude : Watch Michelle Obama, Joe Biden, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus Eat Ice Cream in the White House Kitchen

Here's a sketch featuring Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Vice President Joe Biden that kicked off Saturday's annual White House Correspondents' Dinner. It features the pair skipping the White House Correspondents' Dinner in favor of running around the White House. In...

Jessica Simpson Narrowly Avoids Her Old Boyfriend Tony Romo At The White House Correspondents' Dinner! When Exes Almost COLLIDE!

4 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez

Guess she didn't figure an ex into this nerd prom equation! Bonafide blonde bombshell Jessica Simpson was in the nation's capitol for the White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday, looking to have a nice time out with her fiancé Eric Johnson. Little did the 33-year-old singer know, her former Cowboys' quarterback boyfriend Tony Romo would be in [...]

Would Taylor Schilling Vote For Frank Underwood or Barack Obama?

Taylor Schilling traded orange for navy on the red carpet at the White House Correspondents' Dinner in Washington last weekend. "I wouldn't mind running into the president of the United States," the Orange Is the New Black star told us when we caught up with her. Show More Summary

Veeps take DC in yellow Corvette Stingray

If you caught this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner last night, you probably saw mostly the same kind of thing you'd see every year: government officials and Washington reporters making fun of each other. It's a bit like a Comedy Central roast, only played out by people who, let's face it, aren't known for being funny. Show More Summary

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