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Reality star Whitney Port wants to attend D.C.’s ‘nerd prom

Last week we reported that “The Hills” star Whitney Port, currently designing the eponymous fashion line Whitney Eve, would be on hand at the opening of Blo Dupont, a new outpost for VIP reception ready hair. But the Reliable Source has learned that the newly engaged it girl already has her sights on another Washington […]

Joel McHale Will Host The White House Correspondents' Dinner

This year's dinner, known as the Nerd Prom, will take place in May. [ more › ]

Nerd Prom Material

3 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Looking for your date to Nerd Prom? It’s never to early to start! And Keeping Up With The Kardashians’ Jonathan Cheban isn’t a bad ask. Especially if you’re also looking to score past year’s popular guests Kim Kardashian and Kris Jenner. Kim K bestie Cheban will host a night at The Huxley (1730 M St. Show More Summary

This Assassin’s Creed Free-Run Is Comic-Con's Most Energetic Cosplay

Picture it: you’re at the 2013 edition of Nerd Prom, finally taking a break from waiting in long-ass Hall H lines and getting something to eat. Then, some dude wearing some sort of outfit from Assassin’s Creed runs up and jumps right over your burgers. It’d freak you out, right? Read more...

Who won Comic-Con, Superman/Batman or Avengers 2: Age of Ultron?

9 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Are you sick of Comic-Con yet? I hope not, because the ol’ mailbag is full of questions regarding the events of this year’s nerd prom. Man of Steel 2! The new origin of Ultron! Why the people who get into Hall H are the chosen ones! If a fake mailman from the future can't explain the vagaries of Comic-Con 2013, who can?! (Don't answer that.) Read more...

Pirate Ships, Prisons and Other TV Sights to See at Comic-Con

The annual San Diego Nerd Prom opens with TV making a big splash at the Convention Center. read more

The TV Academy Gets Real, With a Night of Honors That Don't Get Nearly as Much Attention as the Emmys -- but May Be Even More Important

Some called the recent White House Correspondents' Dinner a “nerd prom,’ and that term also came to mind -- in a completely endearing way -- at the 6th Annual Television Academy Honors, held May 9 at the Beverly Hills Hotel.Known...

How To Get Noticed After Nerd Prom

Even our own @michaelkinsley is guilty of dropping a #photobomb (on Elle MacPherson) on.tnr.com/11NrojH twitter.com/tnr/status/331… — The New Republic (@tnr) May 6, 2013 In Mike’s defense, it looks like he was just sitting at a table when someone glamorous walked by. I’d say he was photobombed, unless I’ve misunderstood the concept entirely. Marin Cogan looks [...]

A Dutch King Is Crowned, Same-Sex Marriage Gets a Boost, and Kate Lends a Hand

11 months agoNews : CitizenSugar

The week began with nerd prom, aka the White House Correspondents' Dinner. Then international royals got their Dutch inaugural party on, and in the midst of it all, we ushered in the month of May. See the coolest, cutest, and craziest moments of the past seven days in our week in pictures View Slideshow ›

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Sarah Palin, “jerk,” Mark Sanford, “assclown,” nerd prom, basketball, Canada, James Brown, coming out and pre-natal warrior sharks. They all made their way into the national discourse this week. But how? Let’s scroll! 1.) Tears of an “assclown”: Sarah Palin’s … Continue reading ?

Margaret Carlson: Sarah Palin is Right About Washington's Narcissism

An ugly, grim spectacle occurred this weekend. We call it the ?nerd prom,? hoping that a dose of irony will inoculate us. But there?s no use denying it: The White House Correspondents? Association?s annual dinner is a deeply narcissistic event....

Obama Nominates Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx As Transportation Secretary

12 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

President Obama has taken some flak over the lack of diversity in his Cabinet, including a dig delivered from the Nerd Prom podium this weekend by Conan O'Brien. Today he nominated Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx to succeed Ray LaHood as Secretary of Transportation. Show More Summary

Nerd Prom, otherwise known as the White House Correspondents Dinner, showcases D.C.'s lighter side

I'm sure you had your own fun stuff to do Saturday night, so you might have missed the Barry and Coco Show. You probably know the duo better as Barack "Barry" Obamaand Conan "Coco" O'Brien. The president of the United States and theShow More Summary

VIDEO: Daniel Day-Lewis stars as Steven Spielberg’s ‘Obama’

12 months agoEntertainment / Film : FilmDrunk

I turned on the White House Correspondents’ Dinner the other night, and quickly shut it off after hearing the phrase “nerd prom” about seven times and getting sideline reports from [...] The post VIDEO: Daniel Day-Lewis stars as Steven Spielberg’s ‘Obama’ appeared first on FilmDrunk.

Here’s Everyone Else(‘s Cleavage) From The 2013 White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner

Posted by Photo Boy Ridiculously dubbed “Nerd Prom” this year by people who clearly don’t understand how politicians are more like jocks than any other high school clique, the annual White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner was unsurprisingly boring since it’s a gathering of people who either know their every move is being publicly scrutinized or Read More...

Obama White House Correspodents Dinner Speech.

Some real zingers here. Obama clearly has stepped his comedy ghostwriter selection game up. His timing, once cringe-worthy, has also improved markedly since his first couple of Nerd Proms. I thought he went a little overboard with the Muslim/Kenyan stuff, but whatever.I'm not saying he has a future in stand-up, but this was at least entertaining.

Sarah Palin's 'nerd prom' tweet 'jabs' at White House Correspondents' Dinner

"That #WHCD was pathetic. The rest of America is out there working our aes off while these DC aclowns throw themselves a #nerdprom."

Sarah Palin’s Nerd Prom Tweet Mocks WHCD

12 months agoNews : The Inquisitr - News

Poor Sarah Palin wasn’t invited to the “nerd prom,” or so it would appear from her snitty tweet after the 2013 White House Correspondents’ Dinner Saturday night. Palin’s nerd prom crack resonated after she tweeted late Saturday night: “That #WHCD was pathetic. The rest of America is out there working our asses off while these [...]Show More Summary

Reader Weighs in on “Nerd Prom

OVER the weekend the White House Correspondents’ Association had their annual “nerd prom.” It’s a cozy, elite, insider party held in Washington, D.C. where journalists hobnob with the politicians they cover, celebrities thrown in to make it even more interesting. Here’s one perspective from a reader: Still I find the whole business more than a [...]Show More Summary

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