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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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.  

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 [...]

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 [...]