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Can White House Correspondents’ Dinner Partiers Name a Single White House Correspondent?

By Kia Makarechi The White House Correspondents’ Dinner is a source of contention among Washington D.C. residents. On the one hand, it’s a celebrity magnet, attracting an exciting group of revelers to a town not normally known for glamorous residents. On the other, it can be uncomfortable to see D.C.’s political reporters cozy up with stars [...]

By |April 22nd, 2015|Online, Press|Comments Off on Can White House Correspondents’ Dinner Partiers Name a Single White House Correspondent?

Cecily Strong’s Trial by Fire at the White House Correspondents Dinner

By Dave Itzkoff Sitting in her tiny dressing room at “Saturday Night Live” on a Friday afternoon, Cecily Strong was trying to keep her mind off a big looming commitment. Not the impersonation of Marion Cotillard she was about to rehearse — that she could handle. But on Saturday, Ms. Strong, a 31-year-old comic actor, [...]

By |April 21st, 2015|Online, Print|Comments Off on Cecily Strong’s Trial by Fire at the White House Correspondents Dinner

Nerd Prom: Behind the Scenes with Julie Mason

By Damon Marx If you haven’t seen “Nerd Prom: Inside Washington’s Wild Week” already, it’s about time you did. But even if you have, you probably haven’t seen this little gem. Patrick Gavin, the movie’s director and former FBDC editor, dusted off some funny bonus footage of Sirius XM radio host and locally loved legend, Julie Mason, in which she [...]

By |April 21st, 2015|Online|Comments Off on Nerd Prom: Behind the Scenes with Julie Mason

If You Don’t Already Hate Washington, You Will After Watching This Clip

By Julia Craven WASHINGTON -- What's the most important thing that happens at the annual White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner? Ask the people in charge, and they'll probably tell you it's the scholarships given to promising college students with money raised from the event. It's an awfully nice defense against the charge of over-the-top debauchery [...]

By |April 20th, 2015|Online|Comments Off on If You Don’t Already Hate Washington, You Will After Watching This Clip

Washington Social Diary: Patrick Gavin’s “Nerd Prom”

by Carol Joynt Each time I write about the White House Correspondents Association annual spring dinner I want it to be the last time. Not because it is kicking a dead horse – there’s still a heartbeat – but because the horse is lame and deserving of rehab and a refreshed pasture. There are legions [...]

By |April 13th, 2015|Online|Comments Off on Washington Social Diary: Patrick Gavin’s “Nerd Prom”

Filmmaker: White House Correspondents’ Dinner is DC’s Superbowl

Patrick Gavin discusses his documentary "Nerd Prom," which profiles the history and hype surrounding the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner. Click here to view the original article.  

By |April 13th, 2015|Online, Television|Comments Off on Filmmaker: White House Correspondents’ Dinner is DC’s Superbowl

Tareq Salahi Shows Up To Nerd Prom (The Movie)

By Betsy Rothstein The cherry on top of Nerd Prom Thursday night was the obnoxious male guest who showed up to E St. Cinema film debut in  a limo. “Either I’m having a flashback fever dream or Tareq Salahi just got out of a limo at the premiere of [Patrick Gavin’s Nerd Prom],” said CNN’s [...]

By |April 10th, 2015|Online|Comments Off on Tareq Salahi Shows Up To Nerd Prom (The Movie)

Nerd Prom: Film shows how cozy reporters are with White House

By Eddie Scarry Reporters in the national press are all in bed with their powerful government sources, and that is proven each year during White House Correspondents' Dinner week. That's the conclusion of a new documentary directed by a former reporter at one of Washington, D.C.'s biggest news publications. Patrick Gavin, who most recently worked [...]

By |April 10th, 2015|Online|Comments Off on Nerd Prom: Film shows how cozy reporters are with White House

At ‘Nerd Prom’ screening, correspondents’ dinner regulars take their lumps

By Emily Heil Amid preparations for the White House Correspondents’ Dinner — the manicure-appointment-setting, the dusting-off of tuxes — many regular attendees of the annual event arrived Thursday night at the E Street Cinema for a little scolding about how bad they really should feel about all that pomp. At the screening of the documentary “Nerd Prom,” [...]

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Nerd Prom: a Portrait that Became Critique that Became a Love Letter

By Damon Marx When former FishbowlDC editor and Politico reporter, Patrick Gavin, set out to make a film about the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, his initial intent was merely to paint a “portrait” of the dinner. But like the dinner itself, what started off as a simple project became something much grander. Unlike the week long event, however, Patrick’s film wound up [...]

By |April 10th, 2015|Online|Comments Off on Nerd Prom: a Portrait that Became Critique that Became a Love Letter