"Saturday Night Live" star Cecily Strong will be the guest comedian at 2015's White House Correspondents' Association dinner, the association announced on Wednesday. Strong will be the fourth female comedian to ever do so. “Her political humor is sly and edgy, and it comes with a Chicago accent,' WHCA president Christi? Parsons said in a statement. Show More Summary
The White House Correspondents' Dinner has found its next host. In an email on Wednesday, WHPCA President Christi Parsons announced that Saturday Night Live cast member Cecily Strong will serve as the emcee for the annual event, which unites members of the press and members of the Presidential administration for a swanky soiree. Show More Summary
Cecily Strong will perform at next year's White House Correspondents’ Association dinner. In the 82-year history of the dinner, the current Saturday Night Live cast member will be only the fourth female host, following Paula Poundstone (1992), Elayne Boosler (1993), and Wanda Sykes (2009). WHCA president Christi? Parsons explained her reason... More »
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
The number of celebrities roaming around D.C. this past week nearly rivaled that of the White House Correspondents’s Dinner weekend thats brings Hollywood to Washington every spring. It was no one event, but a movie premiere, a star-studded gala for the troops and an an award ceremony that brought bold-faced names like Brad Pitt, Jay Leno, Jimmy Fallon and Shia […]
Swedish air force drone pilot watching a kid play a video game. Photo by Lucian Muntean During the 2010 White House Correspondents' Dinner, Barack Obama told the Jonas Brothers to stay away from his daughters. “I’ve got two words for you," he said, cueing up the punchline: “Predator drones. Show More Summary
Let’s just call it: Hollywood hotties Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello are the celebrity spokespeople for the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Done. Continuing the it couple’s unofficial speaking tour, Vergara revealed recently that...Show More Summary
When Tony Goldwyn shows up at the annual White House Correspondents Dinner, warm greetings from politicians quickly turn to accusations: “You are just a terrible president,” several told him this past year. And they may have a point....Show More Summary
Add red hot romance to the list of swag bag intangibles for next year’s White House Correspondents Association dinner. No one should leave the Hilton without it. The annual fete’s latest matchmaker bragging rights? The impossibly beautiful pair, Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello. The new celebrity it couple met for the first time at the dinner in May and […]
The Obama Administration is furtively guarding their chosen strategy to deal with ISIL. This is reminiscent of a certain White House Correspondents' dinner where the President calmly played the part of a relaxed president enjoying a moment of levity. Show More Summary
Donald Trump, perhaps still bitter from his roasting by Seth Meyers at the 2011 White House Correspondents’ Dinner, absolutely hated Monday night’s Emmy Awards show.
Apparently, The Donald still has not forgiven Seth Meyers for one of the all-time great set pieces delivered by a White House Correspondents Dinner host. Ahead of today’s big Primetime Emmys broadcast, Trump tweeted the following: FishbowlNY hopes that host Meyers will find a way to slip a reference about this tweet into the show. Show More Summary
The White House Correspondents Association has developed a sharper set of teeth over the years. It is no longer simply an elite organization which plans for the fancy dinner and parties in the spring. It is also a watchdog organization which fights for transparency, access to the president and his staff, and smoother relations in general. Show More Summary
‘Silver Linings Playbook’ star Bradley Cooper was given a “free pass” by the U.S. Secret Service at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner in 2013, according to an explosive new book.
Actor and comedian Joel McHale killed at the White House Correspondents Dinner this year, but some people thought he went. Not among those people: Chris Christie. McHale revealed on HuffPost Live today that he met up with Christie afterwards and he was actually pretty cool.
After all the jokes, Kardashian jabs and low-blow cracks at politicians, Joel McHale was surprised at the one joke he got grief about after hosting the White House Correspondents' Dinner in May: a fat joke about New Jersey Gov. Chris...Show More Summary
Nobody does media days like the overlooked American Athletic Conference, where the annual clam bake is the White House Correspondents' Dinner of college football. NEWPORT, R.I. - The man who gave a football conference a fighting chance at public relations is neither a progressive nor much of an optimist. Show More Summary
Modern Family star Eric Stonestreet this week revealed that he turned down Rick Santorum when asked to take a photo together at the White House Press Correspondents Dinner. Stonestreet: "Rick Santorum wanted a picture with me. It was...Show More Summary
In our recent roundup of couples who met at the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner, we missed one A-listy pair whose romance began at the schmoozy event. Sam Kass, White House senior policy adviser for nutrition policy and the executive director of FLOTUS’s “Let’s Move!” campaign, scored an introduction to his now-fiancee, MSNBC anchor Alex Wagner, there. […]
When Tim Daly signed on to join CBS' freshman drama Madam Secretary, he not only brought his many years of acting experience, he also offered an important connection. "Madeleine Albright is my White House Correspondents Dinner girlfriend," he told reporters at the Television Critics Association fall previews Thursday. Show More Summary