The annual White House Correspondents’ Association dinner can claim credit for so many things: It has produced marriages (including that of actors Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello, who met cute at the 2014 dinner), Hollywood casting coups (comedian Joel McHale won a spot on the new “X-Files” because of his performance emceeing the swank soiree) — not to mention […]
The White House Correspondents’ Association said Comedy Central late-night host Larry Wilmore would headline its annual April dinner, which is known for its playful ribbing of both politicians and the news media. The host of “The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore” will be the main...
And for President Barack Obama's last laughs with the White House Correspondents Association, his featured keynote speaking partner will be...Larry Wilmore! The WHCA announced Wilmore will deliver the annual address at the White House Correspondents Dinner on April 30, 2016. Wilmore began hosting The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore on Comedy Central at the start […]
Larry Wilmore, host of "The Nightly Show," will lead the dart-throwing at the annual dinner of the White House Correspondents' Association.
Comedy Central comedian Larry Wilmore will be the featured entertainer at next year's White House Correspondents' Association dinner, the group announced.
Is it fair to say that “Nightly Show” host Larry Wilmore “landed” the gig hosting the White House Correspondents’ Association’s annual dinner? That implies that it’s a coveted gig, when really, it’s known as one of the toughest rooms a comedian can play to. Maybe “volunteered as a tribute” would be more accurate? Either way, […]
"Nightly Show" host Larry Wilmore will host the 2016 White House Correspondents' Association (WHCA) dinner next year, Carol Lee, the association's president, announced on Wednesday. .@larrywilmore will be the entertainer at the 2016Show More Summary
Conan O'Brien and First Lady Michelle Obama sported black-tie formal wear when O'Brien spoke at the 2013 White House Correspondents Association dinner. The next time they see each other, they'll just as likely don fatigues -- they're heading out next week to visit U.S. military stationed in Qatar at the Al Udeid Air Base! Their […]
The New Yorker You only need spend ten minutes at the annual White House Correspondents Association to discern the permeability between journalists and those they cover. There’s a mutual desire to please that, especially in Washington, makes access a prized possession. Show More Summary
Once, and only once, in 2011, have I attended the annual White House Correspondents’ Association dinner in Washington, D.C., on the grounds, as I explained then, that Voltaire is said to have cited when he declined a second invitation to an orgy: once a philosopher, twice a pervert. Show More Summary
The White House Correspondents’ Association unveiled a set of “principles and practices” Saturday in search of “meaningful and consistent access to the President and his or her aides whenever and wherever they conduct the public’s business.” The...Show More Summary
s When they're not fawning over President Obama at their annual dinner, the White House Correspondents Association has protested the White House trying to limit any independent photography of its events. But even outside the White House,...Show More Summary
President Obama will make up for the poor optics of attending the White House Correspondents Association dinner while Baltimore burned by throwing a lavish state dinner tonight. Tomorrow’s Orioles-White Sox game at Camden Yards will be played in front of an empty stadium, which technically will make the Marlins the home team. Show More Summary
I was at the White House Correspondence Association Dinner this weekend. As you can probably imagine, it is a fairly ridiculous affair, with celebrities, political celebrities, hangers on and one massive ballroom jammed so tight with tables that you literally have a hard time backing your seat out even to stand up. Show More Summary
Over the weekend, New England Patriots Coach Bill Belichick attended the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner and managed to make headlines for doing what people are supposed to do: ogling the attractive, provocatively clad supermodel Chrissy Teigen. The husband of the model, singer John Legend, busted him on Twitter with a sly Spygate reference. Spy […]
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EVERYTHING THAT IS WRONG WITH WASHINGTON: The White House Correspondents’ Dinner: “Everyone knows the White House Correspondents Association dinner is broken. What started off decades ago as a stately formal celebration of the best of presidential reporting has morphed into a four-day orgy of everything people outside the Beltway hate about life inside the Beltway—now […]
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
In a joke-packed speech to the White House Correspondents' Association, Obama got so "angry" at climate deniers that he scared off his "anger translator."
Michelle Obama wore Zac Posen. Supermodel Chrissy Teigen wore Zuhair Murad. Actress Lucy Liu ware Naeem Khan. But ask “Who are you wearing?” of the typical guest mingling at the White House Correspondents’ Association pre-parties — the journalists, flacks, political staffers and spouses who probably don’t have an army of stylists at their disposal — […]