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The Advice Every Comic Should Hear Before Performing at the CorrespondentsDinner

Before going on at Comedy Central’s “Colossal Clusterfest,” comedian and Daily Show correspondent Hasan Minhaj let us in on his pre-show mantra and how to judge the crowd response at one of the most difficult gigs, the White House CorrespondentsDinner. ... More »

Political Sideshow: It’s State of the Union Time Which Means the Circus Is in Town

If the White House Correspondent's Dinner is "nerd prom" then the State of the Union is absolutely "nerd homecoming." The post Political Sideshow: It’s State of the Union Time Which Means the Circus Is in Town appeared first on RedState.

Look at Old Man Justin Trudeau Still Thinking He Can Hang With the Kids

3 months agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

Remember when a tired and graying Barack Obama, at his last White House Correspondent’s Dinner, joked, “Somebody recently said to me, ‘Mr. President, you are so yesterday. Justin Trudeau has completely replaced you. He’s so handsome....Show More Summary

DISPATCHES FROM AMERICA’S LATE-NIGHT CONSCIENCE: Jimmy Kimmel didn’t spare many feelings at the…

DISPATCHES FROM AMERICA’S LATE-NIGHT CONSCIENCE: Jimmy Kimmel didn’t spare many feelings at the [2012] White House CorrespondentsDinner last month. During his address, the late night host took aim at President Obama, New Jersey governor Chris Christie, attendee Lindsay Lohan, and Keith Olbermann, among others. Show More Summary

Trying to Get President Obama to Tell a Dick Joke at the White House CorrespondentsDinner

The following is an excerpt from chapter six of David Litt’s new memoir, Thanks, Obama: My Hopey, Changey White House Years, out now. Read an interview with Litt here.WHEN I WORKED AT THE WHITE HOUSE, PEOPLE OFTEN ASKED ME IF I used jokes to advance the president’s agenda. I always said no, ... More »

Samantha Bee Wins Variety Special Writing Emmy Mocking Donald Trump And White House Correspondents Dinner

"This is exciting!" Samantha Bee said on stage, picking up her TBS late night franchise’s very first Emmy win: Best Variety Special Writing, at tonight’s Creative Arts ceremony.  Bee won for her Not The White House Correspondents Dinner. Backstage, Bee got asked for the hundredth time if Trumpworld is a late-night gold mine. Show More Summary

White House Correspondents Association Voting to 'Ice Out' Breitbart?

The White House Correspondents Association wasn't just phony when it claimed it wasn't going to hire someone to "roast" President Trump at their annual dinner, and then put on Muslim comedian Hasan Minhaj to roast Trump. This group of...Show More Summary

'The Daily Show's' Hasan Minhaj To Headline White House Correspondents Dinner

The comedian and “Muslim correspondent” has blasted President Donald Trump's anti-Muslim actions.

Will Ferrell: Trump missed the chance to ‘punch back’ at correspondentsdinner

Will Ferrell, who clearly knows something about comedic take-downs, thinks that President Trump missed a big opening by not attending the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner this year. The former “SNL”-er said he wanted to tell Trump, who many people think ducked the dinner because he couldn’t stand to be roasted, per the dinner’s traditions, […]

Talk: Hasan Minhaj Thinks Comedy Is for Weirdos

7 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

The “Daily Show” correspondent on hosting the White House correspondentsdinner, being abandoned by Jon Stewart and continuing to learn from high school.

Why the Right Wing's War on Facts Is Driving the Divide in America

Forget red state vs. blue state. Now the line of separation runs between those who prefer facts to fantasy. In Stephen Colbert’s epic performance at the 2006 White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner he ironically stated that “Reality has a well-known liberal bias.” During the George W. Show More Summary

Seth Meyers Proves He’s as Good at Going After Senate Republicans as He Is at Skewering Trump

Ever since his White House CorrespondentsDinner performance in 2011, we’ve known that Seth Meyers was highly capable of zinging one Donald J. Trump, and zinging him hard. His “A Closer Look” segments have only bolstered that impression. Show More Summary

Malcolm Turnbull, Australian Leader, Pokes Fun at Trump in Leaked Recording

7 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

“Donald and I, we are winning and winning in the polls,” the prime minister said at Australia’s equivalent of the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner.

Hasan Minhaj Tells Stephen Colbert He Was Ready to Go to “DEFCON Orange” If Trump Showed Up at the WHCD

Hasan Minhaj and Stephen Colbert are two of three comedians who have the distinction of being a Daily Show veteran and the host of the White House CorrespondentsDinner. So, as you can imagine, the two had a lot to talk about when Minhaj came on The Late Show Tuesday night. Show More Summary

Hasan Minhaj’s “New Brown America”

“I would say it is an honor to do this, but that would be an alternative fact. It is not,” the comedian Hasan Minhaj said while warming up the room at the White House CorrespondentsDinner in April. “No one wanted to do this, so ofShow More Summary

Daily Show’s Minhaj: Republicans Are the ‘Death Eaters,’ Trump Is ‘Lord Voldemort’

Daily Show correspondent Hasan Minhaj was the special guest on Friday’s The View, where he shared his experience hosting the White House Correspondents' Dinner a few months ago and plugged his new Netflix stand up show. While the Comedy Central comedian didn’t speak very frequently, when he did, it was usually to insult Republicans or Donald Trump (shocking).

John Calipari explains why players don’t show up to NBA combine

8 months agoNews : NY Daily News

The NBA draft combine has become like the White House Correspondents' dinner: the important people don't show up.

A Muslim Comic Walks into the CorrespondentsDinner

In the days of vaudeville, comedians oftentimes started monologues with the line, “A funny thing happened on the way to the theater.” But, unfortunately, at this year’s White House CorrespondentsDinner (WHCD), which President Trump opted not to attend, a not-too-funny thing happened. Something went totally unnoticed by those attending, who certainly were responsible for […]

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