Look, Kim Kardashian! And Rupert Murdoch, and the Jonas Brothers and Tony Romo and Terrence Howard and others, setting the stage at pre-parties for a celeb-choked White House Correspondents' Dinner.
Congratulations, D.C., you finally got your Super Bowl: It's called the White House Correspondents' Dinner, and what began long ago as a wonk-insider banquet -- a single night of jolly ha-ha's shared by a president and a media corps who torment each other the rest of the year -- has metastacized into a week-long Happening of national stature.
Jimi Hendrix's younger sister came to D.C. to loan one of his amazing costumes to the National Museum of the American Indian, reflecting his family's Cherokee lineage.
Tareq Salahi beats one rap so far; Sen. John Thune is the new Fastest Man in Congress.
Sandra Bullock made two big announcements via a People cover story -- one not so surprising, one very surprising.
A little bit of self-deprecating humor from a financial-services chieftain.
The movie star and the hero pilot dined together in D.C.
Members of Congress lent their own artwork -- yes, stuff they made themselves -- for the Women's National Democratic Club.
CNN anchors Kyra Phillips and John Roberts got engaged on the golf course.
A-Rod, Kal Penn, Rosie Perez and... Erica Jong. All having fun around D.C., but no, not together.
The former treasury secretary has put his D.C. home on the market with plans to move back to Chicago.
A few hours after singing at Sunday's Earth Day concert on the Mall, John Legend sent a message via Twitter to his fans: "Visiting family in VA. Ran into two old guys who must've been celebrating confederate history month. Told us to get our asses out of here."
Ever year the parade of Hollywood arm-candy enlisted as guests to the White House Correspondents' Association dinner gets more unreal: Saturday's list includes Oscar winners Steven Spielberg, Kathryn Bigelow and Michael Douglas. , E-mail us at email@example.com with your thoughts on who is most likely to: ·Get mobbed? (Like George Clooney in '06, Sanjaya in '07) ·Make headlines? (Ozzy Osbourne, '02, Sheryl Crow, '07) ·No-show? (Too many to recall .....)
Jesse James is out of sex rehab but not wearing his wedding band, Swedish Princess Madeleine dumps cheating fiance.
George W. Bush has titled his book "Decision Points," Randy Quaid and wife Evi were arrested in a Santa Barbara, Calif., courtroom Monday after showing up two weeks late for their felony fraud case.
It was a simpler time, the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner of 2007, an era when a pretty girl with a pretty dress but no invitation---like Julia Allison---could sneak into the hot-ticket event just by attaching herself to the coattails of an unsuspecting VIP.
If it can happen to Kumar, it can happen to anyone: Actor-turned-Obama-staffer Kal Penn was robbed at gunpoint in Washington last week, but being a celebrity is no protection against the common street mugging.
Bret Michaels remains in critical condition after a brain hemorrhage, according to a message Sunday on his Facebook page.