President Obama’s “anger translator” was one of the funniest bits to ever come out of the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, and creators Key and Peele brought it back just in time for Donald Trump’s presidency. Appearing on the Daily Show with Trevor Noah this week,...
For the last few years, Carrie Fisher’s constant companion has been Gary, a therapy dog that joined her at various interviews, red carpet appearances, and even the White House Correspondents Dinner. The French bulldog recently became...Show More Summary
Poynter’s James Warren (a former Chicago Tribune managing editor) has turned to the next press horror under President Trump: “What will the White House correspondents’ dinner look like under President Trump?” Warren admitted “It seems...Show More Summary
In 1993, Donald Trump attended the White House Correspondents’ Dinner as the guest of Vanity Fair. The future president sat next to model Vendela Kirsebom and spent the evening talking about breasts, how overweight women are not “real women,” and the person with whom he wanted to have sex in the room. Show More Summary
If revenge is a dish best served cold then Election Day 2016 was the day the plate hit the table. Five years after President Obama turned Donald Trump into a punchline at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner in 2011, the American people turned him into President-elect Donald Trump. “Say what you will about Mr. […]
On April 30, 2011, Barack Obama invited Donald Trump to the White House Correspondents' Dinner for the sole purpose of embarrassing the New York...
Larry Wilmore is now the go-to guy for hosting classy yet nerdy events. He did the White House Correspondents’ Dinner earlier this year, and in November he’ll be emceeing the National Book Awards, according to the Associated Press. Of course, a lot will have changed for Wilmore in between those. Show More Summary
Back in the good old days, when Trump running for President was still considered a confusing joke, Seth Meyers had the chance to ruthlessly roast him at the 2011 White House Correspondents' Dinner. "Donald Trump has been saying that he will run for president as a Republican, which is surprising since ... More »
Sounds about right.
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Patrick Gavin, the filmmaker and White House reporter who made a documentary critical of the White House Correspondents’ Association’s glitzy annual dinner, is looking for a new job: He wants to be the WHCA’s new executive director. Which would be something like making the Big Bad Wolf the manager of that new straw-house development, right? […]
A new Frontline documentary airing next week examines the night that President Obama utterly humiliated Donald Trump at the White House Correspondents Dinner and, Trump advocates say, drove him to run for president. The documentary features Roger...Show More Summary
On Friday, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump admitted that President Barack Obama was born in the United States. But back in 2011, Obama had some fun mocking the Manhattan billionaire at the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner. For the record, so did comedian Seth Meyers. Follow BI Video: On Twitter Join the conversation about this story »
Both Larry Wilmore and Stephen Colbert have had the dubious honor of hosting a White House Correspondents' Dinner, and they both had a tough time of it. Or did they? I mean, I thought they both did pretty well. Really tough crowd to please there, though.
When Donald Trump first burst into the political arena in 2010 with his claims that President Obama was not born in this country, many people did not take him seriously. One comedian at the White House Correspondents Dinner in 2011 stated, "I heard Donald Trump is running for President as a Republican. Show More Summary
“I really do respect the press,” President Barack Obama joked at the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner in 2013, shortly after his second successful election campaign. “I recognize that the press and I have different jobs to do. My job is to be president; your job is to keep me...
McKay Coppins has a long, enlightening and depressing read in BuzzFeed arguing with a lot of anecdotes that Donald Trump decided to run for President chiefly out of a combination of spite and a Fredo Corleone-like hunger for respect....Show More Summary
During his throat clearing at the 2011 White House Correspondents dinner in Washington, D.C., comedian Seth Meyers delivered a prophetic critique of the political ambitions of Donald J. Trump. The mogul, touting a run in the 2012 race,...Show More Summary
Well, that didn’t take long at all. Little more than a year after accidentally confirming their relationship via the 2015 White House Correspondents Dinner guest list and later putting their coupledom on full display at the state dinner in honor of Japan, singer Ciara and Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson have tied the knot. The pair […]
The Radio & Television Correspondents Dinner is the lower-profile cousin of the White House Correspondent's Dinner, but the speech that comedian and The Daily Show contributor Hasan Minhaj gave last night ought receive a lot of attention. Minhaj lambasted Congress...