Posts tagged "white house correspondents dinner"

Jon Stewart Rightfully Tears CNN A New One For Their Shameful “Coverage” Of The Riots In Baltimore

“All we ask is that you be honest about what you do.”…

By: Megan Reynolds / April 28, 2015

Who Wore It Best: The White House Correspondents’ Dinner

The White House Correspondents’ Dinner was held this past Saturday. Traditionally meant to be a dinner held for members of the press covering the administration, of late, the annual dinner has morphed into a glamorous celeb-filled kind of thing. I mean, Lindsay Lohan and Kim Kardashian went last year, guys! But seriously, the Correspondents’ Dinner…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 29, 2013

Obama Plays Daniel Day Lewis Playing Obama

Daniel Day Lewis is famous for really inhabiting his roles. On the set of his latest film, “Lincoln,” Lewis lived as Abraham Lincoln 24/7, and the same goes for his characters in “There Will Be Blood” and “Last of the Mohicans.” So it makes total sense that in Steven Spielberg’s latest biopic, “Obama,” Lewis would really…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 29, 2013

Watch President Obama’s Full White House Correspondents’ Dinner Speech

Missed the White House Correspondents’ Dinner on Saturday night? Of course you did, because why would be at home watching a bunch of politicians and members of the media yucking it up in their church best on a weekend night? Only sad, lonely losers like myself spend Saturday nights watching CSPAN. (Just kidding, I wa…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 29, 2013

The Good, The Bad & The Totally Meh At The 2012 White House Correspondents’ Dinner

This past weekend was the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, and literally, like, anybody who’s ever been on TV was there. I mean, Caroline Manzo from “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” attended. So did Rob Morrow, that guy from “Northern Exposure.” And as you might imagine, there were a zillion famous ladies in dresses, great…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 30, 2012

The Best Of President Obama’s Speech At The White House Correspondents’ Dinner

As is tradition, the President delivered a standup routine at this weekend’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner, cracking jokes about Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, and Donald Trump. Probably my favorite joke? “Four years ago, I was locked in a brutal primary battle with Hillary Clinton,” President Obama said. “Four years later she won’t stop drunk-texting me from…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 30, 2012

Kim Kardashian Puts Her Politics Hat On & Other WTF Guests Invited To The White House Correspondents Dinner

The White House Correspondents Dinner (or “nerd prom,” as its called in the biz) is an annual occasion for political journalists to rub elbows and watch a comedian make fun the president to his face. This year, Jimmy Kimmel is doing the roast and there will be two guests in the audience whose political journalism credentials are…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 27, 2012

Seth Meyers And President Obama Roast Donald Trump At The White House Correspondents Dinner

Last night, the White House Correspondents Dinner was held in Washington, hosted by “Saturday Night Live”‘s Seth Meyers. In attendance was Donald Trump, who spent the last month establishing himself at the forefront of the idiotic birther movement. He likely regretted his RSVP after he was brilliantly roasted by both Meyers (above) and President…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 1, 2011

White House Correspondents Dinner: The Matching Game

At Saturday night’s White House Correspondents Dinner, we were super surprised at some of the famous faces who turned up in the audience. So what did they have to say about the evening? After the jump, let’s play a little guessing game. Match the star above to their quote below. I’ll post the answers i…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / May 3, 2010

Barack Obama, Comedian-In-Chief At The White House Correspondents Dinner

Sure, he might not have topped last year’s pirate gag, but Barack Obama was pretty darn funny at this weekend’s White House Correspondents Dinner, busting out some real zingers for the White House press corps and other Washington heavyweights like, uh, Jessica Simpson, Kim Kardashian, and Justin Bieber. “I’m glad only person whose rating…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / May 3, 2010