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He’s usually preoccupied with writing world-changing speeches in his capacity as President of the United States.
But Barack Obama showed his funny bone and let off some steam last night as he delivered a speech at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. 132 more words
The 101st Annual White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner was held in Washington on Saturday night.
The event, which is also fondly known as “nerd prom,” saw a slew of politicians, journalists, athletes, power players and celebrities come out to mark the association’s 101st year, and to hear President Obama speak in a more, shall we say, ‘casual’ manner than during a presidential address. 205 more words
TORONTO — Journalists, political insiders and celebrities mingled and schmoozed Saturday night at the 2015 White House Correspondents’ Dinner in Washington, D.C.
The annual affair — dubbed “Nerd Prom” — brought dozens of stars to the ballroom of the Washington Hilton, including musicians John Legend and Pete Wentz, actresses Jane Seymour and Jane Fonda, and Internet celebrities Nash Grier and Marcus Johns. 644 more words
While the 2014 White House Correspondents’ Dinner featured a few Hip Hop references, including an opening song by DJ Khaled, the undertone of this year’s edition was set by the theme song “I Love It” by Icona Pop. 269 more words
U.S. President Barack Obama’s historic visit to Jamaica was tall on media presence, but the media went silent on his daring pro-LGBT stand in the Caribbean’s most LGBT intolerant country. 1,365 more words