Some called the recent White House Correspondents' Dinner a “nerd prom,’ and that term also came to mind -- in a completely endearing way -- at the 6th Annual Television Academy Honors, held May 9 at the Beverly Hills Hotel.Known...
Even our own @michaelkinsley is guilty of dropping a #photobomb (on Elle MacPherson) on.tnr.com/11NrojH twitter.com/tnr/status/331… — The New Republic (@tnr) May 6, 2013 In Mike’s defense, it looks like he was just sitting at a table when someone glamorous walked by. I’d say he was photobombed, unless I’ve misunderstood the concept entirely. Marin Cogan looks [...]
The week began with nerd prom, aka the White House Correspondents' Dinner. Then international royals got their Dutch inaugural party on, and in the midst of it all, we ushered in the month of May. See the coolest, cutest, and craziest moments of the past seven days in our week in pictures View Slideshow ›
According to Tumblrer I Ship It Like UPS, as documented by a suite of photos, nobody asked her to prom, so she decided to take somebody who’d had a real and lasting effect on her academic progress: her TI-84. I have to admit: it’s a pretty snazzy dresser. See more pics on The Mary Sue…
Sarah Palin, “jerk,” Mark Sanford, “assclown,” nerd prom, basketball, Canada, James Brown, coming out and pre-natal warrior sharks. They all made their way into the national discourse this week. But how? Let’s scroll! 1.) Tears of an “assclown”: Sarah Palin’s … Continue reading ?
An ugly, grim spectacle occurred this weekend. We call it the ?nerd prom,? hoping that a dose of irony will inoculate us. But there?s no use denying it: The White House Correspondents? Association?s annual dinner is a deeply narcissistic event....
President Obama has taken some flak over the lack of diversity in his Cabinet, including a dig delivered from the Nerd Prom podium this weekend by Conan O'Brien. Today he nominated Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx to succeed Ray LaHood as Secretary of Transportation. Show More Summary
I'm sure you had your own fun stuff to do Saturday night, so you might have missed the Barry and Coco Show. You probably know the duo better as Barack "Barry" Obamaand Conan "Coco" O'Brien. The president of the United States and theShow More Summary
I turned on the White House Correspondents’ Dinner the other night, and quickly shut it off after hearing the phrase “nerd prom” about seven times and getting sideline reports from [...] The post VIDEO: Daniel Day-Lewis stars as Steven Spielberg’s ‘Obama’ appeared first on FilmDrunk.
Posted by Photo Boy Ridiculously dubbed “Nerd Prom” this year by people who clearly don’t understand how politicians are more like jocks than any other high school clique, the annual White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner was unsurprisingly boring since it’s a gathering of people who either know their every move is being publicly scrutinized or Read More...
Some real zingers here. Obama clearly has stepped his comedy ghostwriter selection game up. His timing, once cringe-worthy, has also improved markedly since his first couple of Nerd Proms. I thought he went a little overboard with the Muslim/Kenyan stuff, but whatever.I'm not saying he has a future in stand-up, but this was at least entertaining.
"That #WHCD was pathetic. The rest of America is out there working our aes off while these DC aclowns throw themselves a #nerdprom."
Poor Sarah Palin wasn’t invited to the “nerd prom,” or so it would appear from her snitty tweet after the 2013 White House Correspondents’ Dinner Saturday night. Palin’s nerd prom crack resonated after she tweeted late Saturday night: “That #WHCD was pathetic. The rest of America is out there working our asses off while these [...]Show More Summary
OVER the weekend the White House Correspondents’ Association had their annual “nerd prom.” It’s a cozy, elite, insider party held in Washington, D.C. where journalists hobnob with the politicians they cover, celebrities thrown in to make it even more interesting. Here’s one perspective from a reader: Still I find the whole business more than a [...]Show More Summary
From Saturday's Nerd Prom.
Safe to say Sarah Palin is not a fan of the White House Correspondents Dinner. On Saturday night, Sarah posted this early contender for Tweet of the Year: “That #WHCD was pathetic. The rest of America was out there working our assesShow More Summary
With cameos from John McCain, Michael Bloomberg, Steny Hoyer, Jay Carney, Charlie Rose, and many others.
Saturday night, America's political and media heavyweights gathered with some Hollywood boldface names in a Washington, D.C., ballroom for the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner. The "nerd prom" is half love-fest, half roast,Show More Summary
President Barack Obama spoke at last night’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner (also known as the nerd prom) and as has been standard, made some edgy jibes at himself, the Republicans, network news, pop culture and host Conan O’Brien. Obama has always been pretty skillful at casually joking about the controversies and issues that surround his [...]Show More Summary
So everyone in D.C. is likely still in bed, or throwing back two Tylenol and heading out for brunch right now. The nerds had their little prom. Obama made jokes, and Conan did too, and everyone looked great on the red carpet. Politico probably asked a bunch of stupid questions, because that's what they do. Show More Summary