Joel McHale, host of E!'s The Soup and NBC's Community, will be hosting the White House Correspondents Dinner this year. It'll be his first time hosting the big event, following in the footsteps of comics like Stephen Colbert, Seth Meyers, and Conan O'Brien.
Former Alaska Governor and Nuclear Football Near-Miss Sarah Palin joined the predictable chorus of bitter White House Correspondents' Dinner non-invitees Saturday night by tweeting her ass-heavy misgivings about the event, inviting an even more predictable revelation of her own hypocrisy. Show More Summary
Monday night on Fox News, Bill O'Reilly reflected on his time at this past weekend's White House Correspondents Dinner, and the jokes made at his expense. But he also contended that the mainstream press, excluding Fox News, his "given up any skepticism" about President Obama's policies and invited contributor Juan Williams to weigh in on that assessment.
In one of his terse micro-reviews of a nationally-covered event, reality TV personality and very wealthy mogul Donald Trump said that the White House Correspondents' Dinner was "so boring." Any guesses as to why it was so yawn-worthy...Show More Summary
Rush Limbaugh seems pretty happy today that President Obama's very first joke at Saturday night's White House Correspondents Dinner was aimed directly at him. After approaching the podium to the hip hop song DJ Khaled's "All I Do Is Win," the president joked, "How do you like my new entrance music? Rush Limbaugh warned you about this, second term baby!"
During the White House Correspondents' Dinner, President Obama took a jab at various media outlets — MSNBC, CNN, Fox News — including listicle-generating extraordinaire BuzzFeed. In light of Chuck Todd's subsequent comment about Obama's...Show More Summary
On Monday, NBC News Chief White House Correspondent Chuck Todd expressed his vexation with President Barack Obama’s criticisms of the media during his address at the White House Correspondents Dinner on Saturday. Todd said that Obama’s scattershot critique of the superficiality of all news media should have been aimed at a “small group” of media outlets.
Washington, DC is often referred to as “Hollywood for ugly people,” but for at least one night of the year, we are Cinderella, and Hollywood’s collective Prince Charming stalks us with a glass slipper (and a Dothraki horde of photographers). Show More Summary
It's not very difficult to guess how former GOP vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin reacted to last night's so-called "Nerd Prom" White House Correspondents' Dinner. Three words: She hated it. Just how much did she dislike the glitzy, glammy D.C. Show More Summary
Tonight, Saturday, April 27th, the 2013 White House Correspondents Dinner was held at the Washington Hilton Hotel. This year’s host, Conan O’Brien, returned to the event 18 years after he first emceed the event towards the end of President Bill Clinton’s first term. O’Brien and President Obama both delivered comedy monologues to the crowd, which [...]
Late night show host Conan O’Brien delivered his White House Correspondents Dinner speech on Saturday night in which he roasted a number of prominent members of the media, journalistic institutions, and politicians past and present. In the speech, O’Brien tore into CNN and MSNBC. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama took the stage on Saturday at the White House Correspondents Dinner night where he fired off a number of quips at his expense and a number of his allies and critics. In the speech, Obama mocked NBC, tore into his own recent shortcomings, and ruthlessly mocked his critics on both sides of the aisle.
During the White House Correspondents Dinner, a video spoof of the Netflix original series House of Cards featuring a variety of members of the press, Democratic and Republican lawmakers, and White House advisors opened the night’s programming. Show More Summary
Fox News Channel White House Correspondents and president of the White House Correspondents Association, Ed Henry, took a jab at former NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw who for two years has been openly critical of the White House Correspondents Dinner's celebrity culture. Show More Summary
In an interview with C-SPAN, New York Times Magazine Chief National Correspondent Mark Leibovich, the author of an upcoming book detailing the nexus of politicians and the press in the nation's capitol, scorned what the White House Correspondents Dinner had become. Show More Summary
It is somehow fitting that our week of all George W. Bush, all the time is ending with the 2013 White House Correspondents Dinner. Because, while our 43rd president spent the whole week basking in the glow of polite revisionist history,...Show More Summary
The 2013 White House Correspondents Association Dinner will be held tonight, Saturday, April 27th at the Washington Hilton Hotel and live coverage of the red carpet arrivals is scheduled to begin at 6pm ET. The event, hosted by Conan...Show More Summary
The South Korean pop star who took the internet by storm with "Gangnam Style" will be in attendance at Saturday night's White House Correspondents Dinner as a guest of CBS News. This marks PSY's second high-profile appearance in D.C.,...Show More Summary
Late-night host Conan O'Brien, who is headlining the White House Correspondents' Dinner this year, spoke to POLITICO ahead of the event. O'Brien discussed various aspects, ranging from how difficult the gig is to which presidents provide the best material. Asked about where to draw the line with jokes, he also noted he won't be aiming to irk "the guy who controls drones."
“The breaking point for me was Lindsay Lohan,” Tom Brokaw recently said. While this statement could apply to so many circumstances, he was specifically referring to the annual gala event known as the White House Correspondents' Dinner. Show More Summary