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White House Correspondents’ Dinner

  1. tv review
    Long Live the White House Correspondents’ DinnerHost Roy Wood Jr. and President Biden made a case for why this goofy event is important.
  2. politics
    Roy Wood Jr.’s Best Jokes at the 2023 White House Correspondents’ DinnerHe nailed it.
  3. stop the presses
    Everybody Isn’t In On the (Same) Joke in D.C. AnymoreExcept maybe Kim K.
  4. politics
    Biden Calls Trump a Plague, Celebrates Brandon’s Good Year at WHCDThe White House Correspondents’ Dinner returned, and so did the president to it.
  5. tv review
    The 2022 White House Correspondents’ Dinner Was a Respectable-Enough RebootIt wasn’t Twin Peaks: The Return, but it also wasn’t, like, Heroes Reborn either.
  6. media
    Biden Still Plans to Attend Event That Shouldn’t Be HappeningThe White House Correspondents’ Dinner really isn’t worth the risk, Joe.
  7. cancelations
    The 2020 White House Correspondents’ Dinner Is CanceledKenan Thompson had been announced as the host.
  8. potus
    Third Time’s a Charm! Trump Is Skipping the White House Correspondents’ Dinner“The dinner is so boring and so negative,” he argued. Sure, buddy.
  9. Trump Thinks the White House Correspondents’ Dinner Should Be Killed OffOccasionally, he’s right about something.
  10. Trump to Stay in and Wash His Hair Instead of Attending WHCDSarah Huckabee Sanders will attend the event in his place.
  11. politics
    Trump’s Alternative-Reality RallyTrump told off the media he pretends to hate and thanked the fans who still believe he is a different kind of politician.
  12. politics
    Trump Will Stage 100th-Day Rally to Compete With Correspondents’ DinnerThe president will celebrate his first 100 days in office by toasting himself and his many accomplishments.
  13. The White House Staff Won’t Attend the Correspondents’ Dinner, EitherThey’re “standing in solidarity” with Trump.
  14. staying home
    Trump Will Not Attend White House Correspondents’ DinnerRonald Reagan was the last president to skip the event, but that was because he was recovering from an assassination attempt.
  15. unintended consequences
    Report: Obama’s Ridicule Helped Motivate TrumpThe president’s roast at the 2011 White House Correspondents’ Dinner may have spurred Trump to want to be taken more seriously.
  16. politics
    A History of WHCD Punch LinesAn ad hoc presidential-history cheat sheet. 
  17. bons mots
    Hillary Clinton Shares Thoughts on the White House Correspondents’ Dinner“[Expletive] the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.”
  18. the internet
    Did Jose Canseco Just Tweet His Way Into the White House Correspondents’ Dinner?Sure hope so!
  19. early and awkward
    Jimmy Kimmel’s Nixed WHCD JokeIt has to do with dead babies and Mormons and … wow, it would not have worked out well. 
  20. star schmoozers
    Tom Brokaw Not Happy With His Hard-Partying ColleaguesHe says the press needs to “rethink” the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.
  21. party chat
    White House Correspondents’ Dinner: A SlideshowRay Kelly finds ’Portlandia’ fun; Carrie Brownstein can’t say the same about politics.
  22. walk-backs
    Meghan McCain Clarifies Her Stance on BrooklynShe likes some things about it.
  23. white house correspondents’ dinner
    Keith Olbermann Didn’t Even Want to Attend the Correspondents’ DinnerTake that, Jimmy Kimmel. 
  24. white house correspondents’ dinner
    Reggie Love’s Words of Encouragement for ObamaOn the basketball front.
  25. politics is a joke
    We Try to Best Jokes From the WHCDSome were actually kind of funny! 
  26. white house correspondents’ dinner
    Scenes From the White House Correspondents’ DinnerWe went so you didn’t have to.
  27. white house correspondents’ dinner
    WHCD Weekend Party Chatter: Where Hillary Clinton and Lindsay Lohan MeetWe hope they actually DO meet someday.
  28. ink-stained bitches
    New York Times: We Aren’t Judging Other Outlets for Going to the White House Correspondents’ Association DinnerJust kidding. We totally are.
  29. stage dive
    Brown: How Great an Actor Is Barack Obama?Reassessing the president’s performance at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner this weekend.
  30. early and often
    Trump Reacts to Mockery From President Obama and Seth Meyers: ‘Not the Greatest’ [Updated]For once, the voluble alleged billionaire was briefly at a loss for words.
  31. zingers
    Trump Roasted and Skewered at White House Correspondents’ DinnerTrump sat stone-faced as President Obama and Seth Meyers mercilessly mocked him.
  32. yuks
    Obama Makes ’Em Laugh at White House Correspondents’ DinnerJay Leno does not.
  33. famous people
    Who’s Going to the White House Correspondents’ Dinner?Pretty much everyone.
  34. early and awesome
    Obama’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner SpeechWatch the president prove, finally, that he can be funny.
  35. westwich
    Ed Westwick and Newt Gingrich Will Be Sitting Together at the White House Correspondents DinnerOh, those folks at the ‘Atlantic’ have such a cheeky sense of humor.
  36. cultural capital
    Martha Stewart Equally Excited About Perez Hilton and President BushThe amateur blogger takes on the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner, and we applaud her efforts.
  37. party lines
    Lauren Conrad Is a Republican, Just Like HeidiThe ‘Hills’ star tries to hide her political affiliation, but her unbridled GOP enthusiasm just can’t be held in.
  38. party lines
    We Know Who Dies in the ‘Sex and the City’ Movie: Latest UpdateIt may not be Charlotte or Mr. Big, as Daily Intel and Vulture suspected!
  39. in other news
    Sorry, God, Your Church Is Going CondoBut what happens to all of the bodies in the crypt? Wait … we’ve seen this movie!
  40. company town
    Buyouts Not Enough? ‘Times’ Newsroom Braces for ClearanceAlso, the rest of today’s media, finance, law and real-estate news.
  41. in other news
    Rumer Willis Picks Up Where Carrie Underwood Left OffBruce Willis and Demi Moore’s daughter is spotted traipsing around town with Chace Crawford!
  42. ink-stained wretches
    Rupert Murdoch and Robert Thomson: A Tale of the TapeIn which we discover why Murdoch loves Thomson so much: They may be exactly the same person!
  43. gossipmonger
    The Real Housewives Successfully Stretch Their Fifteen Minutes Into at Least TwentyThey were sniping at a viewing party for the show’s reunion special earlier this week. That, and all the rest of the city’s best gossip in our daily roundup.
  44. it just happened
    Officers in Sean Bell Trial Acquitted of All ChargesJudge Arthur J. Cooperman declared all three officers “not guilty” this morning.
  45. white men with money
    John Thain Boosts Merrill’s Hopes, Stock PricesAfter his first address to shareholders, the company’s stock jumped over 7 percent.
  46. gossipmonger
    Alex McCord and Simon van Kempen Indulge in Another Icky Husband-and-Wife PastimeAlso, Padma is dating a mogul, and Heidi Montag turned down the White House? Read more in our daily gossip roundup.
  47. gossipmonger
    Cautious CooperAnderson Cooper showers in his underwear at the gym to ward off camera-phone-wielding fans. Tyra Banks and Russell Simmons dined-and-dashed at the Brooklyn Diner. Robert De Niro may be mad at David Bowie because the rock star is kicking off his High Line Festival three days after Tribeca ends. (As New York’s Vulture reported yesterday.) LL Cool J may star in a revival of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Taki Theodoroacpulos won the U.S. National Judo Championship in 70-to-75 age bracket. In his upcoming tell-all, Michael Strahan compares playing pro football to being stabbed repeatedly. Former O.C. stars Adam Brody and Benjamin McKenzie witnessed a fight at Gold Bar. Susan Sarandon’s daughter, Eva Amuri, is pleased with her two sex scenes in Fred Durst’s directorial debut, The Education of Charlie Banks.
  48. gossipmonger
    Rich Little, Not So Funny! Who Knew?Karl Rove got into a fight with Sheryl Crow and Laurie David at the White House Correspondents Association dinner Saturday night. Also at the dinner: Eliot Spitzer got Sanjaya Malakar’s autograph, and host Richard Little bombed. And Antonin Scalia chatted up blogger Ana Marie Cox at Christopher Hitchens’s after-party. James Carville owns several guns. Chevy Chase was mentally and physically abused as a child, according to an upcoming biography. Keith McNally is still at his street campaign against the giant Hotel Gansevoort billboard. Cynthia Nixon is still holding out hope for a Sex and the City movie. The widow of Dr. Robert Atkins is trying to remove trustees of his estate because they sued her for back pay.
  49. gossipmonger
    Donald and Rosie, Still FightingDonald Trump tried to reignite his feud with Rose O’Donnell by sending Barbara Walters a giant framed bustier that O’Donnell wore in Exit to Eden. Usher’s fiancée may be pregnant, and it may not be Usher’s child. Atlantic Records co-founder Ahmet Ertegun had quite the send-off Tuesday at Jazz at Lincoln Center. A man is claiming to be Larry Birkhead’s former gay lover. Seagrams heir Matthew Bronfman unveils his Ikon condo complex in Williamsburg tonight. The father of deceased singer and socialite Kitty Carlisle Hart knew Abraham Lincoln. Nick Lachey is still sensitive about his divorce from Jessica Simpson. A lot of American films will screen at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. Ryan Gosling won’t say whether his relationship with Rachel McAdams is over. Snoop Dogg’s love of video games and weed caused a chain reaction of snafus at the Pussycat Dolls’ UNICEF benefit at Cipriani Wall Street.