JAZZ SHAW: The media suddenly seems less interested in the Nerd Prom. I wonder why? “The Fourth Estate is supposed to be policing the government, not getting drunk with it. While there may be nothing overtly in violation of journalistic policy going on, it’s always just looked bad. When the public observes the federal government […]
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IT’S A DUMB EVENT FOR PRETENTIOUS PEOPLE: White House Correspondents Dinner In Trouble as Parties Cancel, Group Has Funding Issues. They like to call it “Nerd Prom,” but it’s not a prom, and they’re not smart enough to be nerds. Under Obama, it was more like student council members sucking up to the principal. Related: […]
UH OH. The Hill has bad news for the Beltway open bar crowd: The New Yorker and Vanity Fair, which host two of the marquee events of White House Correspondents' Association dinner weekend, will not be participating in this year’s events. Vanity...Show More Summary
Marissa Mayer was the 20th employee at Google, arriving there in 1999; Tim Armstrong came in 2000, about 80 employees later, which in Silicon Valley is a gap of several generations. Mayer was the Stanford-educated engineer; Armstrong...Show More Summary
Jack Kirby and Joe Simon's patriotic character goes from nerd prom to Bed Bath & Beyond.
Last week we saw the final White House Correspondents Dinner—or “Nerd Prom” as some refer to it—for the last year of the Obama presidency. Following that gala event, many couches have been fainted upon (by those who remain irony andShow More Summary
THEY’RE NOT SMART ENOUGH TO BE NERDS, AND IT’S NOT A PROM: The Hill: It’s Time To End “Nerd Prom.” “In theory, the purpose of the dinner is to celebrate the value of a free and fearless White House press corps by setting aside one evening when those who cover the White House can sit […]
Oh look, Fox News is being racially transcendent again! We predicted after the White House Correspondents Dinner, AKA Nerd Prom, that the race experts at Fox News and other shining lights of the wingnut-igentsia would treat us to weeks upon weeks of how it’s super unfair how Larry Wilmore got to call Barack Obama “my nigga”
It's that time again, everyone. From Nerd Prom, we head straight into Cool Kid Prom. And none of us are worthy. Beyonce is wearing the world's fanciest condom. A photo posted by Beyoncé (@beyonce) on May 2, 2016 at 5:17pm...
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The White House Correspondents Dinner, aka nerd prom, happened this past Saturday. Journalists and celebs came together to celebrate President Obama‘s final year in power. One person in attendance was Kendall Jenner. She was honored to be there. honored to be here #WHCD #RockTheVote A photo posted by Kendall Jenner (@kendalljenner) on Apr 30, 2016 […]
White House Correspondents Dinner (WHCD) at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C. took place last night. Celebrities and journalist gathered for what is nick named the nerd prom. Hashtag #WHCD and #nerdprom is trending on social media sites and covered by ESPN and CNN. Show More Summary
Hands down, President Obama nailed his final White House correspondent’s dinner. POTUS was in tip-top comedic form last night, and his eighth and final ‘nerd prom’ was filled with pointed sarcasm, witty barbs, surprise video vignettes and wistful nostalgia.
The annual White House Correspondents dinner has been dubbed the "nerd prom," but it looks cooler than any prom we've ever attended. Check out all the looks from the evening's star-studded event. 1. Barack and Michelle Obama President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama share a kiss. 2. Show More Summary
OBAMA TO PRESS: YOU HAVE ‘RESPONSIBILITY’ ‘TO QUESTION,’ THANKS FOR WORKING ‘SIDE-BY-SIDE’ WITH ME. Last night’s “Nerd Prom” marks the final days of, as former CBS executive Bernie Goldberg dubbed it in 2009, A Slobbering Love Affair between the media and Obama, which had begun in earnest the previous year: Prom season means that graduation […]
Saturday night was the White House Correspondents Dinner a star studded event attended by the media elites. Come Sunday morning most of the media was praising President Obama’s performance during the dinner, while expressing how disappointing comedian Larry Wilmore’s act was. Show More Summary
In his final address to the White House correspondents dinner also known as "nerd prom", Obama embraced his last chance at a snarky, hyperbolic, comic monologue and used the stage to unleash a series of one-liners at 2016 presidential...Show More Summary
The annual White House Correspondents Dinner — nerd prom, as it’s more affectionately known — came and went on (...)
Larry Wilmore had a tough act to follow at last night's White House Correspondence Dinner. Just prior to his nearly 24 minute act, Obama gave the definitive speech, ending with an epic mic drop where he said "Obama OUT" and dropped an...Show More Summary