Over the weekend, the "nerd prom," a.k.a. the White House Correspondents' Dinner, took place in Washington, D.C. and fun was had by all. However, social media was abuzz about how the political bigwigs and Hollywood elite were winingShow More Summary
While Washington's "best and brightest" were wining and dining, a violent protest was happening just 40 miles away
Jon Stewart has a priceless take on the White House Correspondents’ Dinner:
"Hey, the red carpet isn't going to interview itself!" Stewart points out. On last night's Daily Show, Jon Stewart mocked cable news for the festival of smarmy self-congratulation that is the White House correspondent's dinner. Obama...Show More Summary
From The April 27 edition of Comedy Central's The Daily Show: Related: Scenes Of Chaos In Baltimore As Thousands Protest Freddie Gray's Death
At the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, forget the jokes and schmoozing. The real power lay in FLOTUS’s embrace.
Cecily Strong And Obama's Anger Trans... Cecily Strong and Keegan-Michael Key make appearances at the 2015 White House Correspondents' Dinner. Submitted by: Jenny Nelson Regular Keywords: Cecily Strong White House Correspondents Dinner...Show More Summary
The Daily Show's Jon Stewart laid into CNN this Monday for telling their audience they could find out about the Baltimore protests on Twitter rather than interrupt their blathering about the White House Correspondents' Dinner. CNN took...Show More Summary
Jon Stewart opened the Daily Show on Monday by piling on the public shaming of CNN’s lack of coverage of the Baltimore protests on Saturday for the sake of the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, accusing the network of using the event’s scholarships to avoid admitting to taking...
CNN took a great deal of heat on Saturday evening for going all-out in its White House Correspondents' Dinner coverage at the expense of ongoing protests in Baltimore. That general consensus of mockery continued Monday evening when Jon Stewart dedicated two full segments to lambasting the cable news network for its programming choices.
Question: What did Hannah Davis, Jenna Dewan-Tatum (whose look Petra went over this morning), Carla Gugino, and Scandal's Darby Stanchfield have in common at the White House Correspondents' Dinner? Answer: They all wore the same brand of false eyelashes—Ardell Lashes. Show More Summary
This Saturday, CNN was harshly criticized for ignoring the simmering protests in Baltimore over the death of Freddie Gray, while covering the heck out of the White House Correspondents Dinner. Now that the protests have transformed into riots, CNN is on the scene.
In a refreshing turn of events, press and President become the punchline at yearly Correspondents' Dinner Contributor: Stuart McDonald read more
‘Bruce Jenner – The Interview’ not only set a Friday night Twitter TV record, it was also the most social broadcast of the past week, topping ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ (McDreamy!) and ‘The White House Correspondents’ Dinner.’ Wait, what? Yes, when you combine President Obama, Cecily Strong, and Keegan-Michael Key in a comedy setting, you’ve got Twitter gold. Show More Summary
President Obama knows how to crack a joke and support the struggle for marriage equality at the same time. read more
This week we’re just overwhelmed with the glamour our First Lady was serving at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Bask in her glory and so much more in this week’s roundup. There is something fundamentally wrong in the U.S. and...Show More Summary
Did President Obama do a standup comedy routine at Saturday night’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner? Not as much as he performed “a recital of brutal truths,” asserted Vox’s Klein in a Monday article. For example, regarding Obama’s...Show More Summary
During his speech at the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner on April 25, President Obama invited comedian Keegan-Michael Key to reprise the Comedy Central bit in which Key plays Luther, Obama's "anger translator." What followed...Show More Summary
Laverne Cox is voicing her support for Bruce Jenner. It looks as though the Orange Is the New Black actress has been both a confidant and a resource for the reality TV star. While at the White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday, she confirmed that she and Bruce had discussed his transition. She told MSNBC's Live Shift: "I [...]