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Jon Stewart Goes After WHCD Coverage

3 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

In his opening segment Monday night, “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart laid into the coverage of this past weekend’s White House Correspondentsdinner with some pretty scathing criticism — referring to the event as an “incestuous clusterfuck”...Show More Summary

WHCD Watch: Bradley Cooper, Christopher Nolan Headline Time/People Guests

3 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

TIME has brought out the big guns for the White House CorrespondentsDinner… TIME, People and Fortune released their guests for WHCD and among them are two Hollywood giants: TIME is bringing Bradley Cooper and director Christopher Nolan (both...Show More Summary

WHCD Party Invites: IJReview & DISCUS’ Speakeasy Party

3 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

This just in… IJReview and Discus will be hosting “an actual candlelit speakeasy” party on Saturday night at 8 PM before the White House Correspondentsdinner. The event, graciously being hosted at the home of Juleanna Glover, marks...Show More Summary

WHCD Party Invites: The Hill, Extra & the Embassy of Canada

3 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Brandon Marshall, Lucy Liu, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, and Connie Britton. The Hill, Extra and the Embassy of Canada’s celebration of the White House Correspondentsdinner will have no shortage of star power this year, according to info...Show More Summary

WHCD Season Begins… With Rock the Vote’s Kick Off Party

3 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Two days before the big night, Rock the Vote is once again hosting a White House Correspondentsdinner kick off party (aka the notorious \"Everyone Gets Laid\" party). The rager, presented by Fusion and Twitter, will be taking place...Show More Summary

‘Nerd Prom': a Portrait that Became Critique that Became a Love Letter

4 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

When former FishbowlDC editor and Politico reporter, Patrick Gavin, set out to make a film about the White House CorrespondentsDinner, his initial intent was merely to paint a “portrait” of the dinner. But like the dinner itself, what started off as a simple project became something much grander. Show More Summary

C-SPAN Invites Mom of Bickering Pundit Brothers to WHCD

4 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Move over Neil deGrasse Tyson and half the cast of “Modern Family,” C-SPAN has landed what is sure to be the greatest guest of the White House CorrespondentsDinner. According to Mediaite, C-SPAN has invited Joy Woodhouse, mother of...Show More Summary

WHCD Watch: Huff Post Announces “Social Superstars” as Guests

4 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Some updates on the WHCD guest list… The Huffington Post, which will celebrate its 10-year anniversary this May, has invited a handful of “digital superstars” to the 2015 White House Correspondent’s Dinner. These guests are “leadersShow More Summary

WHCD Watch: Which Hollywood Celebs Will Be Attending?

4 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

We’re only 3 weeks away from the White House Correspondentsdinner, and the question on everybody’s mind: which famous people will be walking down the red carpet? According to The Warp, \"Game of Thrones\" actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau; \"Scandal\"...Show More Summary

Washingtonian Gives Patrick Gavin’s ‘Nerd Prom’ the Thumbs Up

4 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

With his new documentary, former FishbowlDC editor and Politico reporter, Patrick Gavin lobbed a grenade at the pageantry that is the White House CorrespondentsDinner. But after its first review, the film is receiving accolades rather...Show More Summary

WHCD: CNN Embraces the Hangover

4 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

If you’re tracking the spectacle that is White House Correspondents Dinner Weekend, take note: Sunday is the new Friday.  Sunday morning has long consisted of a few elegant affairs.  Mimosas atop the Hay Adams with Reuters.  RubbingShow More Summary

‘Nerd Prom’ Promises to Reveal the Real Story Behind the WHCA Dinner

4 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Like any other prom, the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner — dubbed Nerd Prom, despite its ever increasing Hollywood-ification — requires prep. But in addition to dress and suit fittings, the day-of hair and nails, there...Show More Summary

SNL’s Cecily Strong Featured on Cover of Capitol File

5 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

(Photo Credit: Nigel Parry) Saturday Night Live’s Cecily Strong will be hosting the White House Correspondents Association dinner in April, however, this hasn’t stopped her from getting more acquainted with the DC scene. The SNL cast...Show More Summary

SNL’S Cecily Strong to be Fourth Female Performer at WH CorrespondentsDinner

8 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Saturday Night Live’s Cecily Strong will headline next year’s White House Correspondents’ Association dinner on April 25, White House Correspondents Association President Christi Parsons announced this morning. Strong joined SNL in 2012...Show More Summary

HuffPost Call for Your Best Arianna Huffington Impression

Guests and viewers of the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner once again were “privied” to a joke about Arianna Huffington‘s accent when entertainer for the evening – Joel McHale – said that it “represented 19 different nationalities.” In...Show More Summary

Longtime Washington Political Journo Bob Kemper Passed Away Saturday

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

Photo Roundup of White House Correspondents’ Weekend

This past weekend was the 100th annual White House Correspondents’ Association dinner and along with it were 15 parties over the course of three days. FishbowlDC was out and about and here we’d like to share with you a gallery of our...Show More Summary

Full Video of the 2014 WHCA Dinner Speeches

Saturday night at the Washington Hilton, President Obama and the night’s entertainer, Joel McHale, headlined White House Correspondents’ Association dinner. For those of you who missed it, that’s a little sad. So either take a look,Show More Summary

WHCA Dinner Focus of New Documentary by Patrick Gavin

Former FishbowlDC-er Patrick Gavin‘s last day at POLITICO was yesterday and the reporter who’s covered nearly 10 years of the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner is working on a documentary exploring the annual event. According...Show More Summary

Your Sunday Guide to WHC Weekend

Rounding out White House Correspondents’ Weekend are two brunches taking place the Sunday after the big dinner. This year, we have the annual Allbritton Garden Brunch and another by Yahoo/Tumblr. Below are the relevant dets. We hopeShow More Summary

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