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Oprah Gave Paul McCartney a Stern Talking-to for Letting Kanye Say the N-Word in ‘All Day’

How and when black people use the N-word has been a point of contention forever, as we saw most recently with Larry Wilmore at the 2016 White House Correspondents' Dinner. Oprah is notoriously not a fan, to the point where she doesn't allow anyone to use the word in her ... More »

Larry Wilmore Was Invited on CNN Post-White House Correspondents' Dinner—and Then Abruptly Banned

The Young Turks' Cenk Uygur has good reason to believe Wilmore has been blacklisted. At the White House CorrespondentsDinner, Larry Wilmore roasted everyone in the press—particularly CNN. “In fact, the room was very uncomfortable because...Show More Summary

CNN punished Larry Wilmore for jokes by canceling ‘Nightly Show’ host’s appearance

last weekNews : The Raw Story

If you watched the White House Correspondents Dinner this year you saw a constant theme: Poking fun at CNN. There were jokes that caused Don Lemon to give comedian Larry Wilmore the finger and President Barack Obama talking about transitions, like the one Jake Tapper had to make when he “left...

Carrie Fisher debuts new doc about her mother, Debbie Reynolds, at Cannes

CANNES — Not content with stealing the show at the “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” press tour and last month’s White House Correspondents Dinner, Carrie Fisher’s French bulldog Gary Fisher took Cannes by storm on Saturday night, patiently posing for the paparazzi on the red carpet before the world premiere of “Bright Lights: Starring Carrie […]

President Obama Is Now His Own Anger Translator

Last year, President Obama delivered his speech at the White House CorrespondentsDinner with his “anger translator,” who interjected punchy insults between the president’s staid remarks. The routine culminated with Obama growing so agitated discussing climate change — “Miami floods on a sunny day, and instead of doing anything about ... More »

Leaders of Iceland, Denmark get big laughs at state dinner

The prime minister of Denmark, Lars Løkke Rasmussen, got the biggest laughs of the evening at the Nordic state dinner Friday, prompting President Obama to declare that they’d found the host of next year’s White House correspondentsdinner. “The first time you invited me into the Oval Office, Mr. President, you said that Denmark is punching above […]

The White House Correspondents Association Dinner: How Do They Keep Their Food Down?

As a physician who has spent my career in academia doing biomedical research and taking care of patients, I don't have much time to watch television. However, I regarded the eighth Obama White House Correspondents Association dinnerShow More Summary

"Obama Out" comment by the president teaches these 3 masterful business lessons

The president used his last White House Correspondence dinner to do something that some saw coming but the majority did not. Towards the end of his speech, he pulled a copycat trick out of his "sleeves." In his parting words, he "stole"...Show More Summary

Drones, deaths, and decisions

Larry Wilmore pulled no punches during his monologue at last week's White House Correspondents Dinner. Standing less than 10 ft. away from President Obama, Wilmore compared the shooting ability of Stephan Curry's 'long range bombs' to...Show More Summary

Ironic reconstruction of the N-word for President Obama is not just for the fainting couch

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

Wilmore Faces Off with Sharpton Over N-Word Remark: ‘I Wanted to Make a Statement’

2 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

Larry Wilmore faced off with Al Sharpton on MSNBC this morning after the reverend publicly expressed his distaste with Wilmore's n-word remark to President Obama at the White House Correspondents Dinner.

Radiohead, 'Hamilton's' Tony Nods & More: 5 Things We Loved This Week

2 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

From Radiohead's new single to President Obama's comedy monologue at the White House Correspondents' Dinner, here are five things we loved in Arts & Culture this week:  After mysteriously vanishing from the Internet, Radiohead is back with new music for the first time in five years. Show More Summary

Top 10 Comments of the Week: Fingerboarding, President Obama, Tyler the Creator & More

This past week we took you inside the life of a professional fingerboarder, President Obama held his final White House Correspondentsdinner, and French Montana was joined by Kanye West and Nas in the video for “Figure It Out.” Below you’ll find a roundup of our favorite comments from the week, spanning the aforementioned posts and […]

The Black Conversation Around Larry Wilmore’s ‘Nigga’ Remark Was Really About Something Much Bigger

The 2016 White House Correspondents' Dinner was hosted by The Nightly Show’s Larry Wilmore. In his speech, in keeping with the tradition of the annual roast, the comedian made many jokes. One of those involved looking at the president of the United States, Barack Obama, and saying, “Yo, Barry. You did ... More »

Bozell & Graham Column: The Night Obama Crushed the Comedian

The White House Correspondents Association throws an enormous annual dinner that’s a pillar of the Washington power-elite scene. This year they picked Stephen Colbert’s Comedy Central replacement, Larry Wilmore. He was seriously unfunny, and he knew it. Show More Summary

Obama Was Joking, Trump Wasn't

At the White House Correspondent's Dinner last weekend, President Obama made a joke about Donald Trump's foreign policy experience. The Republican establishment is incredulous that he is their most likely...

Joe Scarborough and Donald Trump: The Honeymoon Terminated

The sycophantic relationship of MSNBC's Joe Scarborough with Donald Trump is a long-running joke by now; in his speech to the White House Correspondents' Dinner Larry Wilmore cracked, “Morning Joe has their head so far up Donald Trump’s...Show More Summary

Fug or Fab: Gwen Stefani at the Radio Disney Awards in Olympia Le Tan

This event happened smack between the Met Gala and the White House CorrespondentsDinner, on a weekend that also encompassed Duchess Kate landing on the cover of British Vogue and new photos of Princess Charlotte, so…yeah, I totally couldn’t be bothered to care until now. THAT SAID: I actually love this. It’s bright and cheery Read More...

Obama Kicks Trump: "This Is Not A Reality Show"

Despite his very funny performance at last weekend's White House Correspondent's Dinner, Obama is not joking about Donald Trump's presumptive nomination as the Republican Party's pick for President. Recap via The Hill: “He has a long record that needs to be examined. Show More Summary

Denzel Washington Event Raises Millions For African American Museum

While many in the entertainment and media industries were saying their bittersweet goodbyes to President Barack Obama at his final annual White House Correspondent’s Dinner this past Saturday in D.C., an elite crowd was communing atShow More Summary

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