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Joel McHale Shares Christie’s Reactions to His WHCD Fat Jokes

3 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

Actor and comedian Joel McHale killed at the White House Correspondents Dinner this year, but some people thought he went. Not among those people: Chris Christie. McHale revealed on HuffPost Live today that he met up with Christie afterwards and he was actually pretty cool.

Joel McHale: Chris Christie 'Couldn't Have Been Cooler' About Fat Jokes

After all the jokes, Kardashian jabs and low-blow cracks at politicians, Joel McHale was surprised at the one joke he got grief about after hosting the White House Correspondents' Dinner in May: a fat joke about New Jersey Gov. Chris...Show More Summary

Have a lobster and go to war. The AAC's quest to forge a college football 'Power 6'

Nobody does media days like the overlooked American Athletic Conference, where the annual clam bake is the White House Correspondents' Dinner of college football. NEWPORT, R.I. - The man who gave a football conference a fighting chance at public relations is neither a progressive nor much of an optimist. Show More Summary

Another WHCD couple: Sam Kass and Alex Wagner

In our recent roundup of couples who met at the annual White House CorrespondentsDinner, we missed one A-listy pair whose romance began at the schmoozy event. Sam Kass, White House senior policy adviser for nutrition policy and the executive director of FLOTUS’s “Let’s Move!” campaign, scored an introduction to his now-fiancee, MSNBC anchor Alex Wagner, there. […]

Madam Secretary Team on Staying Nonpartisan and Meeting with Madeleine Albright

When Tim Daly signed on to join CBS' freshman drama Madam Secretary, he not only brought his many years of acting experience, he also offered an important connection. "Madeleine Albright is my White House Correspondents Dinner girlfriend," he told reporters at the Television Critics Association fall previews Thursday. Show More Summary

Forget Tinder — the White House correspondentsdinner is the place to meet cute

The annual White House CorrespondentsDinner might be known as a schmooze-fest for ambitious networkers, but it might also be developing a new reputation — as a meet market. Actors Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello last week revealed their budding relationship, an incredibly good-looking alliance that had its roots at this year’s black-tie shindig at the Washington […]

Joel McHale: How Not to Party With Obama

The actor recounts his time as White House Correspondents' Dinner host

Watch Nick Offerman Roast Politicians and Time Warner

Nick Offerman closed the show at the Radio and Television Correspondents Association dinner — kind of like the less hot brother to the White House Correspondents' Dinner — with a refresher course on the Bill of Rights. But before he does that, he gets in an obligatory zing about Eric... More »

'Scandal' President Tony Goldwyn meets President Obama: Here's what was said

We would have killed to be a fly on the wall back in May when "Scandal" POTUS, Tony Goldwyn met the actual President of the free world, Barack Obama, at the annual White House Correspondents' dinner.Did President Obama address Goldwyn as President Grant? Did they make plans to play basketball together? The questions about the exchange are endless. Show More Summary

What Did Real President Barack Obama Say to Scandal’s President, Tony Goldwyn?

Back in May, minds were blown when Scandal POTUS Tony Goldwyn met actual POTUS Barack Obama at the White House Correspondents' dinner. But what actually happened when the fake leader of the free world shook hands with the real leader of the free world? "It was surreal!" Goldwyn said last... More »

How Much Freedom of Speech is Too Much?

While we all rightly celebrate the protections afforded free speech by the First Amendment and are thankful, as President Obama said recently at the annual White House Correspondents Dinner, "We really are lucky to live in a countryShow More Summary

Politician Proposes Hoverboard Lanes For DC By 2015

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

If the recent White House Correspondents Dinner has shown us anything, it's that politicians are the true masters of comedy in American society. Case in point: a recent joke proposal by a D.C. politician to install "hoverboard lanes" in the nation's capital. Read more...

Politician Proposes Hoverboard Lanes For DC By 2015

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

If the recent White House Correspondents Dinner has shown us anything, it's that politicians are the true masters of comedy in American society. Case in point: a recent joke proposal by a D.C. politician to install "hoverboard lanes" in the nation's capital. Read more...

Glenn Beck: The White House Correspondents Dinner Is Like Being "Raped"

YouTube I admit the White House Correspondents' Dinner thing isn't my favorite event to watch, although it's not the worst, either (that might be the Grammys). But Glenn Beck will never forget the one time he went to the dinner, because, he says, it was just like being raped. And if you...

Video: VP Joe Biden and the 2014 Corvette Stingray - WHCD

Youtube Video WHCD VEEP Video (C-SPAN) Prior to President Obama's remarks at the White House Correspondents' Dinner, this video with Vice President Biden and Julia Louis-Dreyfus who plays Vice President Selina Meyer on the HBO show Veep. Nancy Pelosi Getting a Tattoo Joe Biden and Julia Louis-Dreyfus go on an all-Veep...

Video: The Comedian in Chief at the White House Correspondents' Dinner

YouTube The President's stand-up comedy is improving, and he wasn't bad to start with.

Morning Report for May 9, 2014

Bob Garfield: “Everything you need to know about the [White House] CorrespondentsDinner is that there is a red carpet.” (npr.org) A New York Times “innovation report” says the paper needs “to make further structural changes in the newsroom to achieve a digital first reality.” (capitalnewyork.com) The Globe and Mail wants its … Read More

Classy Awards Showcase a Different Kind of Achievement

The Fifth Annual Classy Awards were held on Saturday evening May 3 in San Diego, California. While other events that took place that same day -- most notably the Kentucky Derby and the White House Correspondents Dinner -- received far...Show More Summary

Good Programs Survive Only If We Pay Attention

At the White House Correspondents Dinner, President Obama joked about the rough year he had with the roll-out of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). That said, it is useful to take a serious moment to reflect on the importance of programs that invest in the public health. Show More Summary

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