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Ed Catto: From the Front Lines of Comic-Con

As I write this, the Annual Nerd Prom is underway. This year the San Diego Comic-Con seems to be a little more relaxed and a little more joyous. There’s an upbeat mood and every attendee I’ve spoken with is just thrilled to be here. Exhibitors and the professionals tend to be a little more world-weary. […]

Richard Fowler On Fox: 'Trump Brings Media Hate On Himself'

Brian Kilmeade starts off this Fox & Friends segment with a split screen of Trump talking to "real Americans" while the elite Washington press attends their nerd prom. He speaks with Democratic strategist Richard Fowler, who just won't cooperate with the Fox narrative: KILMEADE: A tale of two Americans. Show More Summary

The Night Nerd Prom Went Up Against a Pep Rally in Pennsylvania

Like a good number of folks who’ve worked in journalism over the years, for me, Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein continue to be heroes. Genuinely authentic heroes. I know it sounds corny. But it’s true. Or, as Bernstein said on Saturday...Show More Summary

‘We Are Not Fake News’: Journalists Toast Freedom of the Press at Dinner

After years in which it became a forum for celebrity sightings, the annual White House Correspondents Association dinner took a sober turn Saturday. The annual Washington event, sometimes mocked as “nerd prom,” did not feature a guest appearance from the President—the first time in 36 years that had happened—choosing instead to hold a rally in…

This year’s White House correspondents’ dinner weekend is really putting the ‘nerd’ back in ‘nerd prom

Remember way back in 2016, when the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner was synonymous with the obnoxious selfies jamming your social media feeds? Yeah, the 2017 dinner (and its surrounding weekend), a century-old industry affair that somehow got glitzy and then in one election cycle lost nearly all of its sheen, is definitely not that. Yes, […]

In Trump’s absence, ‘nerd prom’ challenged by Samantha Bee’s bash

Late-night TV star Samantha Bee was pulling in celebrities for the first "Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner" on Saturday. Continue reading ? The post In Trump’s absence, ‘nerd prom’ challenged by Samantha Bee’s bash appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

The Latest: Once glitzy 'nerd prom' getting overshadowed

The Latest on the White House Correspondents' Association dinner and the competing event organized by late-night TV star Samantha Bee (all times EDT): 11:25 a.m. Washington's most glitzy "nerd prom" … Click to Continue »

Reasons Why The White House Correspondents' Dinner Will Be Better Without Trump!

The White House Correspondents' Dinner is almost here! However, don't expect to see Donald Trump at the celebrated Washington D.C. event as he previously announced that he won't be attending this year's "Nerd Prom." And while the Trumpster is the first Commander-In-Chief to skip the WHCD in 36 years, his absence is secretly a blessing in [...]

President Trump will be competing with Nerd Prom in his favorite way

Life's a parade The post President Trump will be competing with Nerd Prom in his favorite way appeared first on Hot Air.

Daily Show's Hasan Minhaj Headlines Nerd Prom

Daily Show correspondent Hasan Minhaj will perform at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner this month, cracking jokes about the president and the media for the black-tie-clad "nerd prom" at the Washington Hilton. Association...Show More Summary

Hasan Minhaj to deliver keynote at 2017 White House Correspondents Dinner

7 months agoHumor : The Comic's Comic

The 2017 White House Correspondents Dinner might not feature the sitting president of the United States, his staffers or even some of the celebrity weirdness that makes the media dub the annual banquet “nerd prom,” but it’ll still feature a keynote address from a comedian. And one who’s Muslim-American, at that. Hasan Minhaj, correspondent for […]

Here’s your complete White House correspondents’ dinner party guide

This year’s White House Correspondents’ Association dinner is shaping up to be all nerd and no prom, with President Trump and his White House aides snubbing the annual tradition and many Hollywood celebs none too eager to party in Trump’s Washington. Another change is a curtailed party circuit surrounding the April 29 dinner at the […]

Nerd Prom? Journalists Acting More Like Pouty Ditched Prom Dates

What’s worse than a bunch of journalists and celebrities griping or falling on their fainting couches over whether they could attend a function President Trump would also be attending? Those same people complaining that the president won’t be there. Show More Summary

Hail to the Chief? Scuppering White House Press Corps Traditions

Sean Spicer makes changes to reduce the power of the traditional White House gatekeeper press and increase outsider access; Trump disses nerd prom.

Media Floored that Trump will Skip Annual White House Correspondent’s Dinner

President Trump announced on Twitter that he will not be attending the annual White House Correspondents’ dinner held in April, which is called “nerd prom” by attendees and the media. I will not be attending the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner this year. Please wish everyone well and have a great evening! — President Trump […]

Open Thread: Can the Nerd Prom Be Saved?

I will not be attending the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner this year. Please wish everyone well and have a great evening! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 25, 2017 @realDonaldTrump You can have your own dinner with The Gateway Pundit and six blogmasters on Skype. — pourmecoffee (@pourmecoffee) February 25, 2017 Trump not participating […]

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9 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Donald Trump will be the first president in 36 years to skip out on the White House Correspondents Association annual dinner. There are a lot of reasons to be uncomfortable about the yearly “nerd prom,” which has been held since 1921,...Show More Summary

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