KEN RUDIN'S | President Trump seemed to catch his critics off guard Tuesday evening, as he gave an address to a joint session of Congress that lacked finger-pointing or vitriol. NPR’s Ron Elving makes a return visit to the Political Junkie with analysis of Trump’s remarks and observations about the President’s tone. There was something new about the
USA TODAY Opinion | Documentary filmmaker Patrick Gavin, who covers Washington politics, dives into what the president's decision to skip this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner means (or doesn't).
Patrick Gavin | I should begin by noting that few have been as critical of both the White House Correspondents’ Dinner and the Association that throws it as I. I did an entire documentary on the topic, I’ve penned critical article after critical article on the topic and, in the process, have made a lot
The Washington Post | Already Vanity Fair and the New Yorker have canceled their annual parties associated with the April 29 White House Correspondents’ Association dinner, according to the New York Times. And comedian Samantha Bee is planning an alternative event, billed as “Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.” President Barack Obama drops the microphone
WASHINGTON TIMES | White House Correspondents’ Dinner becomes ‘Nerd Prom, the Movie’By Jennifer Harper Uh oh, the White House Correspondents’ Dinner is only 17 days off. This means that the press, pundits, political operatives, lawmakers, military brass, broadcasters, policy wonks and curious celebrities are beginning to fidget over an annual spring rite that draws 3,000 “correspondents” to
WASHINGTONIAN | A White House Correspondent’s Documentary Is Surprisingly Bad-Ass By Andrew Beaujon Patrick Gavin’s new film asks uncomfortable questions about Washington’s most glamorous night. Back when he covered the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner as a reporter for Politico, Patrick Gavin says, he was “king of the clown question,” asking attendees things like “Are you
The Daily Caller | New Film To Blast White House Correspondents’ Dinner By Betsy Rothstein On Thursday, April 9, Nerd Prom: Inside Washington Wildest Week, a new film by a former Politico reporter will debut at Landmark E Street Cinema in downtown Washington. Those who like the White House Correspondents’ Dinner and the relentless parties surrounding it
HUFFINGTON POST POLITICS | New Film Explores 'Washington's Wildest Week' By Christina Wilkie WASHINGTON — Once a year, Washington parties like it’s Hollywood. Now this annual shindig, the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner, is the subject of a new documentary. “Nerd Prom: Inside Washington’s Wildest Week” will be released April 10, a few weeks ahead of