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 Correspondents’ Dinner. ... More »
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.
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  White House Correspondents’ Dinner 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
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 »
"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
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 comedian and “Muslim correspondent” has blasted President Donald Trump's anti-Muslim actions.
"The Late Show" knows how to get the president to attend.
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, […]
The “Daily Show” correspondent on hosting the White House correspondents’ dinner, being abandoned by Jon Stewart and continuing to learn from high school.
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
Ever since his White House Correspondents’ Dinner 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
“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 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 Correspondents’ Dinner. 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
“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 Correspondents’ Dinner in April. “No one wanted to do this, so ofShow More Summary
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).
The NBA draft combine has become like the White House Correspondents' dinner: the important people don't show up.
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 Correspondents’ Dinner (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 […]