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Cecily Strong, Of ‘SNL’ Fame, Will Host White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Cecily Strong, Of ‘SNL’ Fame, Will Host White House Correspondents’ Dinner

By Val Powell April 24, 2015

She has held her own against her peers at Saturday Night Live, but Cecily Strong will soon face her toughest challenge yet when she hosts this year’s White House Correspondents’ Association dinner. The 31-year-old is a surprising choice to host …

Netanyahu’s Speech To Congress: Act Of Desperation Or Political Game?

Netanyahu’s speech to Congress, which will take place on Tuesday, is certain to be a historic one. In the first place, Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress was not invited or authorized by the Obama administration. In fact, it was sort …

Newsweek Twitter Account Hacked, Posts Obama Threats Newsweek Twitter Account Hacked, Posts Obama Threats

Newsweek is the latest major publication to fall victim to a Twitter hack. It appears that a group calling itself Cyber Caliphate took over the magazine’s account around 11am EST, and began tweeting out threats, supposed leaked documents, and general …

Katy Perry Gives Moving ‘By the Grace of God’ Performance Against Domestic Abuse at Grammys

Katy Perry made a powerful and moving statement against domestic abuse with her Grammys performance of her Prism ballad By the Grace of God Sunday. The segment featuring Katy Perry’s performance started with a taped video from President Barack Obama …

Stevie Wonder Irks Funeral Attendees With His Politically-Infused Eulogy For Gospel Legend Andraé Crouch

Stevie Wonder raised the ire of some funeral attendees after offering polically-infused remarks at the life celebration of gospel legend Andraé Crouch’s in Los Angeles on Jan 21. Many were apparently upset that Stevie Wonder made political statements during his …

Savannah Guthrie: Three More Years at ‘Today,’ and Interview With President Obama

Savannah Guthrie can honestly say that 2015 is off to an excellent start. Earlier in January her contract as Matt Lauer’s co-anchor at the Today show was extended for three more years. And next week–on Super Bowl Sunday–she’ll conduct her …

Man Who Crashed Drone at White House Was Inebriated Government Employee Man Who Crashed Drone at White House Was Inebriated Government Employee

We now know a little bit more about the guy who crashed a drone into the White House lawn in the early morning hours on Monday. The Secret Service has confirmed that the man is a government employee, who works …

Savannah Guthrie Scores Huge Interview Before Super Bowl

Savannah Guthrie was offered a contract extension on the Today show earlier this month that will see her working alongside Matt Lauer for another three years, and on Sunday she’ll take on a huge assignment: an interview with President Obama …

Drone Found on White House Grounds, Posed No Threat

The White House was on lockdown early Monday morning as the Secret Service combed the perimeter after discovering a small device on the grounds. That device has now been described as a small drone. According to the White House, there’s …

Julia Roberts to Produce, Star in Feature Film About ‘Batkid,’ the 5-Year-Old Cancer Patient Who Captured the World’s Heart

Julia Roberts is bringing the heartwarming real-life story of “Batkid” to the big screen, producing and starring in a film about five-year-old leukemia patient Miles Scott. Julia Roberts will tell the story of little Miles, who captured the hearts of …

John Boehner Hate, Hate, Hates on Obama’s Free College Plan with Taylor Swift GIFs

The staff of fiscal conservative John Boehner has taken the time to explain why you should be against President Obama’s recently announced plan to provide free community college to some Americans. Knowing that that only way to reach the kids …

North Korea Denies Sony Hack, Makes Threats North Korea Denies Sony Hack, Makes Threats

The point of North Korea’s lengthy, rambling denial of involvement in the recent Sony hacks is pretty clear – but the way they get to that point is anything but. Per usual, broken English is the method of delivery for …

Obama: Sony ‘Made a Mistake’ by Canceling The Interview Obama: Sony ‘Made a Mistake’ by Canceling The Interview

President Obama has officially weighed in on Sony’s decision to pull the new film The Interview, due to threats made by a hacker group which previously exposed company documents. “Sony’s a corporation. It suffered significant damage. There were threats against …

Derek Jeter Golfs With President Obama…Who Won?

Former Yankee shortstop and future Hall of Famer Derek Jeter traded swings with President Obama last Saturday in Las Vegas. The dynamic duo played 18 holes at Shadow Creek, an exclusive golf course in the desert built by Steve Wynn …

Turkey Pardoning Is Still a Thing, and You Can Vote on Twitter Turkey Pardoning Is Still a Thing, and You Can Vote on Twitter

America’s weirdest tradition is once again playing out on social media today, as the White House has enlisted the Twitterverse to help it decide which turkey to pardon this year at the annual holy shit we’re still pardoning turkeys event. …

C-SPAN Caller Calls The President a ‘N––ger’ on Live TV

In don’t tell me we no longer have a problem with race in this country news, a C-SPAN caller called the President of the United States a “n-gger” on live television. The conversation started off reasonably enough. “I would just …

Obama Walkout An Indication Of Decline In Support?

Obama supporters walked out on him while he spoke at a rally in Maryland’s Prince George’s County on Sunday. Could Obama supporters who walked out be an indication of his shrinking support base as the mid-term elections draw near? During …