Two secretaries of state, Tea Leoni and Madeleine Albright, arrived arm in arm as a wide mix of Hollywood and Washington players gathered for the national "Nerd Prom." The White House Correspondents' Association dinner has become a celebrity...Show More Summary
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The White House Correspondents' Assn. dinner, nicknamed the "nerd prom," had social media users buzzing over Cecily Strong's jokes, Keegan-Michael Key's "anger translator" bit and more.
Last night was the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner (or if you prefer, “nerd prom"). Which is, as the president said in his remarks, “the...
Obama nailed it at “Nerd Prom.” At the White House Correspondents’ Dinner on Saturday night, the president perfectly delivered a string of jokes poking fun at his administration, Republicans and of course the media in the audience including CNN, MSNBC and Fox News. Show More Summary
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Washington feted itself last night with the annual exercise known alternately as the White House Correspondents Dinner or "Nerd Prom," with Saturday Night Live's Cecily Strong getting in some of the strongest zingers. "Your hair is so white now," she told President Obama, "it can talk back to police." Further,...
President Barack Obama delivered a series of comedic jabs and self-mocking jokes at the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner Sunday night, the "nerd prom" where politicians, the media and celebrities gather each year in D.C. "It is no wonder that people keep pointing out how the presidency has aged me," Obama quipped. Show More Summary
Here is president’s routine from Saturday night’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner. And some of the best jokes. 1. The “Bucket” List: Obama said he’s asked, ” ‘Do you have a bucket list?’ I say, well I have something that rhymes with bucket.” Immigration executive action? “Bucket!” he deadpanned. Stricter climate rules. “Bucket!” 2. Those Grey [...]
On Saturday night, the members of the Washington press corps rubbed the schmutz off their glasses, grinned eagerly at the celebrities seated nearby, and sat down for the 94th annual White House Correspondents' Dinner (or "Nerd Prom," if you absolutely insist) at the local Hilton hotel. In accordance with tradition,... More »
JOURNALISM: CNN To Viewers: Check Twitter If You Want The News. “The most powerful man in the world is going to tell some jokes.” Related: Rioting In Baltimore While ‘Nerd Prom’ Rages 40 Miles Away In DC.
The jokes came hard and fast at the annual schmooze-fest.
Keegan-Michael Key revived his role as President Obama's "anger translator" at this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner, otherwise known at the Nerd Prom. I know people generally hate these things, but I absolutely love Comedy Central's Key & Peele and and the character of Luther, who routinely says what's actually on President Obama, a.k.a. Show More Summary
Forget high school prom. Nerd prom, a.k.a. the White House Correspondents' Dinner, is the best party of the year. On Saturday night, Hollywood descended on D.C. in glitzy gowns and sky-high heels. Between the media personalities, politicians...Show More Summary
Obama is set to attend this year’s Nerd Prom and is once again planning on putting his comedic stylings on display. Once a year, for the past 71 years, the mass that is the Washington D.C. press core, gather for a charitable dinner where...Show More Summary
The 2015 White House Correspondents' Dinner takes place Saturday, April 25 and there are a variety of ways for you to watch the festivities, including the live stream below.The annual event, which has also been dubbed the "Nerd Prom" will be hosted by "Saturday Night Live's" Cecily Strong. Show More Summary
A revolt is happening against one of Washington's biggest parties. Luke Mullins at Washingtonian magazine found the idea this White House Correspondents Association dinner is all about scholarships for young journalists is a bad joke. Patrick Gavin, a media reporter at Politico, left his job to make a documentary on what they call Nerd Prom. Show More Summary
I’m watching the Pens get systematically dismantled by the Rangers, so I won’t be watching. I’ll catch POTUS and Cecily Strong on youtube later. I hate the whole concept, but at the same time, I think Obama is normally pretty funny. Gonna really go out on a limb and predict President Obama won’t be making [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.
(All times Eastern)Ah, Nerd Prom. Hosted by “SNL” cast member Cecily Strong, the “White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner” (C-SPAN at 6?p.m. and CNN at 7) looks to take a few jabs at the media and President Obama, who always comes armed with a stand-up set of his own.Read full article >>
This weekend, the ‘SNL’ star turns roaster-in-chief.