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Why Was Comic-Con So Stingy With Movie News? Here's the Deal

At Comic-Con, no news is not good news. Before this year's nerd prom I predicted a flurry of major movie announcements would come out of Hall H: new titles from Marvel and DC/Warner Bros., some splashy casting announcements, and the inevitable jaw-dropping, out-of-nowhere surprise. Show More Summary

PARTY PHOTOS: Check Out The Scene At New York City's 'Prom For Tech Nerds'

The Webutante Ball is one of Silicon Alley's biggest social events, and last night's edition didn't disappoint. The party was held as part of Internet Week, a series of panels and events that runs May 19-22. The Webutante Ball is known...Show More Summary

CNN Enjoys White House Correspondents Dinner Ratings Bump Saturday Night

CNN led the cable news charge Saturday night at 10 PM when the White House Correspondents Dinner was in full boil. The network flooded the zone with three hours of Nerd Prom, starting at about 8 PM ET. MSNBC began its coverage at 9 PM. Show More Summary

Jessica Simpson Narrowly Avoids Her Old Boyfriend Tony Romo At The White House Correspondents' Dinner! When Exes Almost COLLIDE!

5 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez

Guess she didn't figure an ex into this nerd prom equation! Bonafide blonde bombshell Jessica Simpson was in the nation's capitol for the White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday, looking to have a nice time out with her fiancé Eric Johnson. Little did the 33-year-old singer know, her former Cowboys' quarterback boyfriend Tony Romo would be in [...]

Is it time to ditch the ‘nerd’ in ‘nerd prom?’

The White House Correspondents’ Association dinner has become commonly referred to as “nerd prom.”  The origins of the term are a bit murky, but since the name has caught on, the annual Washington dinner has become more and more star studded and seemingly less nerdy. In 2010, The Reliable Source wrote: “Forget about that cute, […]

On the Agenda: May 5-9

Ladies and gentleman, the tinsel has left the town. Last Saturday was the one event in D.C. that is guaranteed to bring the stars to our fair nation's capital: the White House Correspondent's Dinner, a.k.a. Nerd Prom. This year's fete was hosted by Joel McHale, the lanky star of Community and The Soup. Show More Summary

John Oliver Weighs In On White House Correspondents Dinner, On ‘Last Week Tonight’: Video

Wondering why the White House Correspondents Association did not ask new comedy It Guy, John Oliver to perform at Saturday’s Nerd Prom, instead of Joe McHale? Could it be Oliver objects to the group’s annual Nerd Prom in principle — or is this bit from tonight’s edition of Oliver’s HBO series Last Week Tonight a classic case of comedy envy?

Correspondent's Weekend DC: The East Coast's Answer to the Oscars?

Washington DC's biggest fashion draw other than an inauguration just happened, and the fashion crowd jumped on it. It has been hashtagged "nerd prom" and gained momentum for branding of what was once a media gathering into a celebrity and fashion focus. Show More Summary

Sofia Vergara Dazzles At White House Correspondents' Dinner, Becomes Queen Of 'Nerd Prom'

If the White House Correspondents' Dinner is "nerd prom," then Sofia Vergara was definitely this year's prom queen. The "Modern Family" star dazzled at the WHCD Saturday night, May 3, at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C., alongside her fiance, Nick Loeb. Show More Summary

President Obama At The Nerd Prom

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Last night the White House Correspondents Association celebrated its 100th anniversary at the annual dinner reporters refer to as the Nerd Prom. CBS News reports on the president's speech: Basking in the liberation of never again facing reelection, Mr. Show More Summary

Nerd Prom Summary: Highlights From This Year's Obama Roast

In theory, the media and press is supposed to keep any given administration, even that of hope and change, "honest", and to report its flaws, failings, criminality and hypocrisy. In practice, this never happens, since the bulk of US,...Show More Summary

Videos: Obama Makes Boehner Jokes—'Orange Is Really The New Black'—And More At WHCD

  Last night, the Nerd Prom—the White House Correspondents Dinner—took place, giving President Obama a chance to skewer the D.C. media and his colleagues on both sides of the aisle. He also took aim at himself, "I usually start these...Show More Summary

Nerd Prom

Grading on the Correspondents’ Dinner curve where mildly funny counts as rolling on the floor, this was pretty funny. If you have the patience to watch, here’s Obama’s speech and Joel McHale’s routine. In the part I heard, he got in a few good cracks, but Colbert will never be topped.

Open Thread

What is everyone up to? I didn’t even bother to watch the nerd prom tonight because I am already in physical pain and didn’t need to bring mental anguish into the mix. What, John Cole is hurt, you say? Quelle surprise! Yes, ladies and gentlemen, two weeks after learning I need bifocals, I pulled a [Read more...]

White House Correspondents' Dinner 2014: Best Dressed!

5 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez

When politics meets Hollywood, it's a night to remember! Tonight was Nerd Prom aka White House Correspondents’ Dinner and we got to ogle over some drop dead GORGEOUS gowns! Just look at Sofia Vergara! She looks just like a gorgeous golden goddess! But she wasn't alone! There were MANY more ladies who also looked AH-MAZE!! [...]

Michelle Obama stuns in Marchesa at the White House Correspondents Dinner 2014

5 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : StyleList

Michelle Obama appeared at the White House Correspondents Dinner (otherwise known as "nerd prom") tonight, May 3, 2014, looking absolutely flawless in a Marchesa gown. This isn't the first time the FLOTUS has donned Marchesa -- lastShow More Summary

Michelle Obama White House Correspondents' Dinner 2014 Dress: Off-The-Shoulder Perfection (PHOTOS)

Nerd prom is here, but let's just say that the fashion is anything but nerdy. A-listers and politicos flocked to D.C. for the annual 2014 White House Correspondents' Dinner wearing some gorgeous dresses and snappy tuxedos. And though...Show More Summary

See: All The Looks from the 2014 White House Correspondents' Dinner

5 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

Washington D.C.’s annual so-called “nerd prom” may have had a smaller celebrity turnout than in years past, but there were still some standout fashion moments to be had. Lupita Nyong’o won the day in polka dot Oscar de la Renta, while Freida Pinto opted for an icy pink gown. Olivia... More »

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