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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
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 […]
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 […]
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
Celebrities are usually media types' guests of choice for the so-called "nerd prom."
Sean Spicer makes changes to reduce the power of the traditional White House gatekeeper press and increase outsider access; Trump disses nerd prom.
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 […]
Somehow the Republic shall endure
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 […]
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
Donald Trump is skipping the “Nerd Prom”. Saturday evening, President Trump tweeted from his personal account that he would not be attending this year’s White House Correspondent’s Dinner. I will not be attending the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner this year. Show More Summary
JAZZ SHAW: The media suddenly seems less interested in the Nerd Prom. I wonder why? “The Fourth Estate is supposed to be policing the government, not getting drunk with it. While there may be nothing overtly in violation of journalistic policy going on, it’s always just looked bad. When the public observes the federal government […]
Not so funny, now
IT’S A DUMB EVENT FOR PRETENTIOUS PEOPLE: White House Correspondents Dinner In Trouble as Parties Cancel, Group Has Funding Issues. They like to call it “Nerd Prom,” but it’s not a prom, and they’re not smart enough to be nerds. Under Obama, it was more like student council members sucking up to the principal. Related: […]
UH OH. The Hill has bad news for the Beltway open bar crowd: The New Yorker and Vanity Fair, which host two of the marquee events of White House Correspondents' Association dinner weekend, will not be participating in this year’s events. Vanity...Show More Summary
Marissa Mayer was the 20th employee at Google, arriving there in 1999; Tim Armstrong came in 2000, about 80 employees later, which in Silicon Valley is a gap of several generations. Mayer was the Stanford-educated engineer; Armstrong...Show More Summary
Jack Kirby and Joe Simon's patriotic character goes from nerd prom to Bed Bath & Beyond.
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
THEY’RE NOT SMART ENOUGH TO BE NERDS, AND IT’S NOT A PROM: The Hill: It’s Time To End “Nerd Prom.” “In theory, the purpose of the dinner is to celebrate the value of a free and fearless White House press corps by setting aside one evening when those who cover the White House can sit […]