Everyone loves a party, even the gladiators on Scandal. “More Cattle, Less Bull” dealt with White House Correspondence dinner while Jake quietly burrowed into our hearts. Lisa Kudrow returned as a guest star, whom we hope sticks around. The Players: Director: Randy Zisk Writer: Jenna Bans Cast: Kerry Washington, Guillermo Diaz, Columbus Short, Darby Stanchfield, Katie [...]
Do yourself a favor and check out this clip of his remarks from last night’s Al Smith Dinner, a ghastly Catholic elite version of the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. But some choice gags: I have great respect for Cardinal Dolan, though I do have to say, sir, it is not easy when you are wearing […]
Remember how President Obama kept poker-faced yet jovial at a White House Correspondents' Dinner on the eve of the mission to get Osama bin Laden? Perhaps he's been at it again. Conservatives -- and much of the mainstream media, alas...Show More Summary
The first and only time I’ve seen Jeff Bezos up close was in 2004, at the White House Correspondents’ dinner. If I remember correctly, and I think I do, he was being led into the Vanity Fair-Bloomberg after-party by Roxanne Roberts, a longtime writer for the Washington Post’s Style section. Show More Summary
“[Expletive] the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.” – Secretary Hillary Clinton, from This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral-Plus, Plenty of Valet Parking!-in America’s Gilded Capital, by Mark Leibovich INSIDER GOSSIP book “This Town,” by Mark Leibovich, has been talked about for months. The latest quote from the book getting attention is former Secretary Clinton’s f-bomb, [...]Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton has long been rumored to be a rather vulgar conversationalist when cameras aren't rolling. According to a Washington Post piece about Mark Leibovich's new book “This Town,” then Secretary of State Clinton once said, “[Expletive] the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner.” read more
Remember that great line Seth Meyers dropped a few years ago about Donald Trump at the White House Correspondents Dinner? You know, the one about “unless the blacks are a family of white people…”? Well, this week’s Daily Caller slide show is the Web equivalent of that joke. Show More Summary
For all you Washington journalists who are obsessed with ABC’s “Scandal” this should be of interest. Kerry Washington, the political activist and actress who regularly shows up to the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, will appear on the August cover of Vanity Fair. Contributing Editor David Kamp interviewed Washington extensively for his story. Show More Summary
Jose Canseco has had a pretty entertaining run on Twitter this year, what with his looney Russian meteorite theories and tweeting his way to an invitation to the White House Correspondents Dinner. He should have left it there. On Wednesday, Canseco's always busy, sometimes ranty Twitter stream became a place ... More »
Remember when the Obama administration had a relaxed and fruitful relationship with the media? It shouldn't be too difficult to recall. The White House Correspondents Association held its annual dinner with President Obama in late April, when all sides gathered to break bread, tell stories, and laugh together… mostly at Republicans, of course. Show More Summary
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