Last night on the president’s favorite television program, his third favorite mouthpiece, Kellyanne Conway, presented an argument about the White House Correspondent’s dinner fracas that, for a brief moment, made me fall slack-jawed as my soul tried to leave my body.
This does dovetail nicely with the White House’s unwritten policy of maintaining positions that directly contradict basic fact and reasoning.
I had hoped to make it through the rest of the night without having to spend another minute thinking about Saturday’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner, and I’m sure you did, too. Unfortunately, at 10 p.m. on Sunday, White House Correspondents’ Association President Margaret Talev issued a statement apologizing for…
I do not want to, but I must, because newsmakers spent all day tweeting about this, now ask:
Last night, about 3,000 journalists turned out for the White House Correspondents Dinner, widely described as a “hot ticket” which, this year, the Washington Post described as “lame.” The paper mentioned “random plus-ones and curious hangers on,” a “not quite A-list” celebrity roster (Kathy Griffin, Jordan Klepper,…
The White House Correspondents’ Dinner—or what our absent president called, “a large group of Hollywood actors and Washington media…consoling each other in a hotel ballroom”—occurred rather unnecessarily and awkwardly but still with plenty of humor on Saturday night.
Comedian and Daily Show correspondent Hasan Minhaj will get the honor of hosting this year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner, which President Donald Trump will not be attending because he has a country to ru(i)n.
Since Donald Trump is planning to skip the traditional roasting of the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, Samantha Bee has stepped up. Her Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner will now provide the masses with an opportunity to watch Trump getting mocked on broadcast TV, much good that it will do us.
Since the Trump administration has made it crystal clear that destroying the Fourth Estate is their number one priority (priorities 2-5: watch the world burn, laugh maniacally, burn it more, get rid of all stairs), it seems rather unlikely that the annual White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner, a century-old…
Larry Wilmore used Monday’s The Nightly Show to respond to Piers Morgan and comment on the expected backlash that comes after one calls the first black president “my nigga.”
Last night, The Daily Show covered CNN’s horrendous coverage of the White House Correspondent’s Dinner, which took place at the same time protests were erupting in Baltimore following the funeral of Freddie Gray.
The White House Correspondents dinner—that bizarre annual ritual in which celebrities are smushed in between politicians to temporarily relieve Washington from its own bitter, bloated, halitosis-ridden reality—is tomorrow night, and in a spot-on video spoof for Vanity Fair, Veep star (and friend of Jezebel) Timothy…
Cecily Strong, former Weekend Update cohost and famous channeler of the girl you wish you never started a conversation with at a party, will perform at the 2015 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner.
Saturday night, Hollywood hobnobbed with journalists and politicians at the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner. What does one wear to an event where folks who play President on TV get drunk and listen to the actual POTUS speak? Take a look.ho
The White House Correspondents Dinner took place in Washington, D.C. this weekend, meaning we've just passed that painful time of the year when our nation's president attempts to be funny for one relatively short, but often excruciating speech.
Over the weekend in Washington, DC, celebrities converged at the annual White House Correspondents ' Dinner, rubbing elbows with journalists and political types. What does one wear to hear President Obama make jokes about himself? Full-length gowns and bare shoulders.
The White House Correspondents’ Dinner might not have been for everyone, but it certainly featured some creepy photoshopping and at least one soul-snatching image of a cerulean-eyed Furby, which, if you gaze at for too long, will hypnotize you into becoming its eternal battery-gathering servant.
They call it Nerd Prom, but the White House Correspondents Dinner is more like Bizarro World where Diane Sawyer and Kris Jenner rub shoulders with Stephen Spielberg and Colin Powell. What happens when you ask Hollywood people to dress appropriately for Washington, DC? Let's take a look.
Last night at the White House Correspondent's Dinner, aka Nerd Prom, a lot of jokes got thrown around, many of them from President Obama, who was his usual calm, cool, and collected self. One of his funniest moments came when he was discussing how much has changed in the last four years. Here he is cracking wise about…
Washington D.C. - APRIL 27: Jason Schwartzman, human irony machine, attends the White House Correspondents' Dinner Party on April 27, 2012 in Washington D.C., United States. (Photo by Leigh Vogel/Getty Images)