Marcy Kaptur (D-OH9) tweeted a joke from the White House Correspondents Dinner. But then she erased it 8 minutes later. What if more members of Congress could embrace the boldness of a funny tweet, without running away from it as if scared of their own shadow? We might see more real discussions among our elected officials as they work to solve our very real problems.
Slightly overstated for comic effect, because Jay Leno does do Obama jokes, and of course Dennis Miller does. But 97% true....
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...
Just over two weeks after breaking bread at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, President Barack Obama and Harvey Weinstein were back together today. This time it was at the producer’s Manhattan home for a fundraiser. Unlike theShow More Summary
It's the little indignities that slowly devastate your soul," the Huffington Post's Seema Jilani writes in a piece about what she says was "white privilege on display." ... They refused to let me through. For the next half hour, they watched as I frantically called my husband but was unable to reach him. Then something remarkable happened. Show More Summary
The White House chef is gonna be PISSSSSSED... 'cause the food at the White House Correspondents' Dinner TOTALLY FAILED to impress the stars of "Duck Dynasty."TMZ spoke with Willie and Korie Robertson -- who sat pretty close to the President at the…
The White House Correspondents' Dinner is widely known as a place where celebrities and journalists go for a few hours to act engage in ego masturbation while clad in formal wear. According to a recent op-ed published on the Huffington...Show More Summary
White House "racism" is rife, according to one Afghan woman doctor, who has written about her experience at the White House Correspondent's Dinner last month in a piece to the Huff Post.
White House "racism" is rife, according to one Afghan woman doctor, who has written about her experiences in a piece to the Huff Post.
A tale of White House racism at the high-profile White House Correspondents’ Dinner last month has appeared on the Huffington Post, alleging some pretty terrible treatment aimed at the woman (the wife of guest) who penned the column. The White House racism claim involves security staff and their purported baldly applied double standards in regards [...]Show More Summary
Politicians almost never go wrong by poking fun at themselves. Typically we see this at the national level when the press and the president gather each year for the White House Correspondents' Dinner. New Jersey's version of this annual...Show More Summary
I know President Obama was joking at The White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner when he talked about what a burden it would be for he and Mitch McConnell, the Senate minority leader, to have to sit together for a drink. … Continue reading ?
I don't need you to "tolerate" me. I don't want you to merely put up with my presence. All I ask, all I have ever asked, is to be treated as a human being, that bigoted jingoism is not injected into every minute facet my life, that there remains at least the illusion of decency.
It’s been a little more than week since the White House Correspondents Association Dinner. But before we start dreading anticipating next year’s festivities, where does Conan O’Brien stack up among C-SPAN YouTube views of comedians performing...Show More Summary
What was your favorite badaboom in President Obama’s routine at the White House Correspondents dinner? Here’s mine, from when he was talking about how “the media landscape is changing so rapidly”: You can’t keep up with it. I mean, I remember when BuzzFeed was just something I did in college around two A.M. Show More Summary
While the title of this week's episode, "The Vic Allen Dinner," would have viewers believe that we would get to watch the perils of preparing for the White House Correspondents Dinner, what we actually got was an unfocused, scattered episode that lacked that key issue at stake.
Veep star Julia Louis-Dreyfus made an appearance at last week’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner, and in this episode, her character performs at a similar orgy of self-congratulation. The gaffe-prone vice president is a hit at the event, but it’s a rule on this show that any win for Selina Meyer has to backfire on her. Show More Summary
Last Saturday night, while Sarah Palin was working her ass off (on a Facebook update), President Obama was laughing it up at the White House Correspondents Dinner (#nerdprom). Among the subjects that Obama "joked" about with the assembled...Show More Summary
Katy Perry has done it once again! She had our favorite look this week wearing this Giambattista Valli gown to the White House Correspondent's Association Dinner last weekend. She even made our list TWICE! Wowsa! But, KatyKat wasn't the only best dressed celeb this week… CLICK HERE to view the "Best Dressed Celebs of the Week" photo gallery! CLICK HERE [...]
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 ›