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#NerdProm’s Top 7 Best Moments

Believe it or not, there was some glimmer of hope this year, some sense that perhaps things won't continue on a downward trajectory. 1.) The president finally accepted/recognized the dinner for what it is: A video posted by @nerdprom on Apr 27, 2015 at 8:46am PDT 2.) Celebrities started recognizing it for what it is: [...]

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The People/TIME Magazine Swag Bag

Watch: Nerd Prom - The People/TIME Magazine Swag Bag from Life Is My Movie Entertainment on Vimeo.

By |April 27th, 2015|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The People/TIME Magazine Swag Bag

#NerdProm’s Worst Moments

It's over. Another White House Correspondents' Week is in the can. Let's look back, shall we? Here are the worst things I saw last week: 1.) This tweet: This encompasses why I love the #whcd https://t.co/VWdBwKypuF — christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) April 26, 2015 2.) This reality: Only on Twitter can Armenian genocide and White House [...]

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Washington’s worst night

Consider this hypothetical: You are a consultant. You do damage control. You work to improve the public image of clients who have nowhere to go but up. Your client shows up fresh off some image-tarnishing scandal. The public is disgusted. Your client asks, “How can I win back hearts and minds?” And then comes your [...]

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Washington’s “Nerd Prom” comes under protest

In advance of Saturday's White House Correspondents' Association's annual dinner, protestors confronted the event with signs calling on the Association to dole out more money in scholarships and for news organizations to spend less money on the week's lavish parties. Watch:

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Is it “just a dinner?”

There are two schools of thought on the White House Corrrespondents' Association's annual dinner. The first maintains that it is a tacky self-celebration that sends the wrong message to Americans about the political and media elite in town. The second says, "Eh, its just a dinner. Don't make a mountain out of a mole hill." [...]

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WHCA issues “Statement of Practice and Principles”

This morning, the White House Correspondents' Association, which throws the annual dinner each spring, released two documents (still in draft form): A "Statement of Practice and Principles" and "Practices and Principles of Coverage Access for Independent White House Press." They are serious and powerful documents and serve as a fairly definitive statement of what White [...]

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A response to the WHCA

Monday morning, the White House Correspondents' Association put out the following email -- not directed at my movie (www.nerdpromthemovie.com) in name, but I have to guess, in spirit. I have pasted it in full below. WHCA President Christi Parsons and I were supposed to appear together Monday morning on MSNBC.com's "Reporter's Notebook" to discuss the below (I [...]

By |April 14th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on A response to the WHCA

How you can get involved

We hope that you’ll watch and enjoy, “Nerd Prom: Inside Washington’s Wildest Week,” but we also hope that, when you’re done, that’ll be just the beginning of our conversation about both the film and the issues it raises. If you haven’t yet joined us on social media, here are some of the ways that we [...]

By |February 11th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on How you can get involved

The 2015 Dinner

When you’re done watching our documentary, you might find yourself also being interested in watching the actual White House Correspondents’s Dinner. Our film takes you behind the scenes of both the dinner and the week long roster of parties that surround it. That stuff, you won’t find on television, but what you will find on [...]

By |February 9th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on The 2015 Dinner