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Politics as Performance: From Obama's Luther to Huckabee's Christ

Listen to this companion podcast on SiriusXM POTUS 124. As the White House Correspondents' Dinner reliably demonstrates, performance is the new politics. By tapping comedy, drama and other forms of storytelling influencers can access...Show More Summary

Keegan-Michael Key Reveals Obama’s One Rule for WHCD Anger Translator Bit

7 months agoNews : Mediaite

Keegan-Michael Key of Comedy Central's Key & Peele has stayed pretty quiet about how his surprise appearance as President Barack Obama's "Anger Translator" at this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner came together. But TMZ caught up with the comedian over the weekend and got him to spill some details.

Killer Mike Baltimore Op-Ed: 'I've Watched Geraldo Rivera And Wolf Blitzer Pander To The Audiences Of Oppression'

When I first heard I’d been invited to the White House CorrespondentsDinner, I thought my publicist had gone insane. Surely it must be a mistake, but it was real. When they said I couldn’t bring my wife, I said, “I ain’t going.” But...Show More Summary

Watch Obama rehearse that “anger translator” sketch with Keegan-Michael Key

7 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

One of the best moments of this year’s White House Correspondents' Dinner was a bit involving President Obama and his “anger translator,” Luther Read the rest

Watch Keegan Michael Key rehearse his Luther “Anger Translator” with President Barack Obama inside the White House

7 months agoHumor : The Comic's Comic

In case you missed it last week, President Barack Obama surprised the White House Correspondents' Dinner by bringing out his "anger translator," Luther -- aka comedian Keegan-Michael Key, who portrays the character as a recurring bit in Comedy Central's Key & Peele. The White House released footage over the weekend of Obama and Key rehearsing […]

The White House Correspondents' Dinner: America's political saturnalia

7 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

President Obama and his "anger translator" Keegan-Michael Key, disrupting the social order. Ancient Roman society had a special holiday each December called Saturnalia. Part Halloween, part Mardi Gras, and part April Fools, this holiday...Show More Summary

Week In Review: A State Dinner, An Anger Translator, and Books for Millions More Kids

From a humorous night at the White House Correspondence Dinner to a beautiful arrival ceremony and state dinner for the Prime Minister and First Lady of Japan, this was a busy week at the White House. President Obama attended his sixth...Show More Summary

Read Killer Mike’s Op-Ed About Baltimore

7 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

On Saturday night, Killer Mike was a guest at the White House Correspondents Dinner. At the same time that was happening, an hour’s drive north, shit was just starting to break loose in Baltimore. Mike didn’t learn about the riots in the wake of Freddie Grey’s murder until he was leaving the dinner. And in […]

West Wing Week: 05/01/2015 or, “I Think That Works!”

This week, the President hosted the Japanese Prime Minister, joked around at the White House CorrespondentsDinner, sat down for an interview with the Wall Street Journal, visited the Lincoln Memorial, took a walk with the 2015 National Teacher of the Year, and participated in a “virtual field trip.” That’s April 24th to April 30th or, “I Think That Works!” read more

Best-Dressed Men of the Week: Jesse Tyler Ferguson & Justin Mikita

7 months agoLGBT / Gay :

The power couple looks lovingly dandy at the White House Correspondents Dinner.

Michelle Obama's Curly Hair And More Celebrity Beauty Looks We Loved This Week

7 months agoNews : Huffington Post

We here at The Huffington Post are still in awe of the Zac Posen dress Michelle Obama wore to the 2015 White House Correspondents' Dinner. What really made the first lady's sparkly ensemble shine was her shiny, curly hairdo. We haven't...Show More Summary

Russell Wilson gave a soldier on his flight a surprise first class upgrade

Classy move by the Seahawks QB. Russell Wilson was on a plane headed back from the White House Correspondent's Dinner in Washington when he saw an Army soldier on his plane. Then he did something awesome: Russell Wilson was on my flight back to seattle and he brought me up to first class. Show More Summary

Time Reporter Zeke Miller Obeys When Obama Says Put Cameras Down at Lunch Spot

s When they're not fawning over President Obama at their annual dinner, the White House Correspondents Association has protested the White House trying to limit any independent photography of its events. But even outside the White House,...Show More Summary

In The Tweets: Future Gives ‘Zero FCKS’ About Ciara & Russell Wilson… (PHOTOS)

If you haven’t heard by now, Ciara was spotted at the White House Correspondent’s dinner last weekend on the arm of NFL quarterback Russell Wilson. The hot single mom was absolutely glowing as she escorted the dashing sports star toShow More Summary

How Mainstream Media Fiddled While Baltimore Burned and Got It Wrong When They Showed Up

On Saturday, the elite of America's mainstream media establishment gathered for the annual White House Correspondents Dinner. It was a gala affair. Top news professionals mingled with politicians, celebrities and executives in immaculate suits and dresses. Show More Summary

Jon Stewart Blasts The Nerd Prom a.k.a. the White House CorrespondentsDinner (Video)

7 months agoHumor : Laughspin

Love him or hate him, you have to respect Jon Stewart. The stand-up comedian turned late night voice for a political generation is known for calling out news organizations, political leaders and celebrities on Comedy Central's The Daily Show. Show More Summary

Chrissy Teigen Reportedly Forgot To Wear Underwear During White House Correspondents Dinner

Chrissy Teigen got plenty of attention at the White House CorrespondentsDinner last weekend, and now the reason is becoming a bit more clear — the Sports Illustrated swimsuit model reportedly forgot to wear underwear beneath her Zuhair Murad dress. Show More Summary

Petty Wars: Hilariously Shady Reactions To Ciara Vs. Future, Round 1

7 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

Must-See Reactions To Ciara Vs. Future Oft-ignored R&B strugglet Ciara finally bounced back from her messy split and shined with alleged new baller boo Russell Wilson at the White House CorrespondentsDinner which, naturally, sparked hilariously petty reactions across social

How to Be a Good Internet Citizen During Breaking News

While “24/7 news” television networks covered the White House Correspondents dinner this past Saturday, many turned to Twitter to find out what was happening in Baltimore. I spent the better part of the last several nights watching the unrest there unfold through photos, live streams, video clips and Facebook posts and tweets. Show More Summary

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