I have a crush on a dead president. It started innocently on Twitter. As the White House Correspondents Dinner was unfolding last year, I clicked on the #WHCD hashtag to follow the fatuous horror in real time. This tweet stuck out, and not just because of the bold-faced name attached to it: It was funny, […]
At the 2011 White House Correspondents Dinner, guest performer Seth Meyers joked that he was surprised presidential hopeful Donald Trump was thinking about running as a Republican since Meyers just assumed Trump "was running as a joke." The...Show More Summary
After his surprise appearance at this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner, it made sense to see President Barack Obama's anger translator Luther on last night's season premiere of Key & Peele. But the debut of Hillary Clinton's anger translator Savannah was unexpected.
We haven't heard that much about Russell Wilson and Ciara's relationship, until now. The pair, who made their public debut as a couple back in April as they walked the red carpet at the White House Correspondents' Dinner together, were rumored to have ended their romance as soon as it started. Show More Summary
Barack Obama poked good humor at some of those extreme conservative perceptions of his presidency at the White House Correspondents Dinner last month. In doing so, he threw a bit of the spotlight on Bernie Sanders. "I like Bernie. Bernie's an interesting guy. Show More Summary
Photo of Killer Mike before the White House Correspondents' Dinner via Instagram UPDATE: Mike has shared an update. "I can't run," he says. "Unfortunately, they're not gonna let it work." Apparently, in order to actually get elected, he'd have to officially enter the race as a "write in" instead of just having people write his name in. Show More Summary
Photo of Killer Mike before the White House Correspondents' Dinner via Instagram During his appearances on "Real Time With Bill Maher" and CNN, at his university lectures, in his writing, and in his lyrics, Killer Mike has made a strong case for himself as a political force. Show More Summary
Whether attending the White House Correspondents' Dinner or traveling to India, Michelle Obama always makes sure she's a First Lady in style
Rumor: Photograph shows Michelle Obama texting at the White House Correspondents' Dinner while other guests have their hands over their hearts.
Pamela Anderson on the White House Correspondents Dinner Red Carpet by angela n. is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. George Washington famously and understandably despised and avoided the airs of royalty, and would have none of them during his presidency. Show More Summary
Listen to this companion podcast on SiriusXM POTUS 124. As the White House Correspondents' Dinner reliably demonstrates, performance is the new politics. By tapping comedy, drama and other forms of storytelling influencers can access...Show More Summary
Keegan-Michael Key of Comedy Central's Key & Peele has stayed pretty quiet about how his surprise appearance as President Barack Obama's "Anger Translator" at this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner came together. But TMZ caught up with the comedian over the weekend and got him to spill some details.
When I first heard I’d been invited to the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, I thought my publicist had gone insane. Surely it must be a mistake, but it was real. When they said I couldn’t bring my wife, I said, “I ain’t going.” But...Show More Summary
One of the best moments of this year’s White House Correspondents' Dinner was a bit involving President Obama and his “anger translator,” Luther Read the rest
In case you missed it last week, President Barack Obama surprised the White House Correspondents' Dinner by bringing out his "anger translator," Luther -- aka comedian Keegan-Michael Key, who portrays the character as a recurring bit in Comedy Central's Key & Peele. The White House released footage over the weekend of Obama and Key rehearsing […]
President Obama and his "anger translator" Keegan-Michael Key, disrupting the social order. Ancient Roman society had a special holiday each December called Saturnalia. Part Halloween, part Mardi Gras, and part April Fools, this holiday...Show More Summary
From a humorous night at the White House Correspondence Dinner to a beautiful arrival ceremony and state dinner for the Prime Minister and First Lady of Japan, this was a busy week at the White House. President Obama attended his sixth...Show More Summary
On Saturday night, Killer Mike was a guest at the White House Correspondents Dinner. At the same time that was happening, an hour’s drive north, shit was just starting to break loose in Baltimore. Mike didn’t learn about the riots in the wake of Freddie Grey’s murder until he was leaving the dinner. And in […]
This week, the President hosted the Japanese Prime Minister, joked around at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, sat down for an interview with the Wall Street Journal, visited the Lincoln Memorial, took a walk with the 2015 National Teacher of the Year, and participated in a “virtual field trip.” That’s April 24th to April 30th or, “I Think That Works!” read more
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