"End of the Rainbow" is a troubling experience in Broadway's new musical theater, being both thrilling and depressing. I suppose the dichotomy of it all goes to the heart of those of us who remember the real, live Judy Garland and others, to whom her early tragic death and unending genius, remain mysterious.
The woman who was once viewed as a liability on the campaign trail in 2008 is now viewed as a greater asset than her husband as he seeks re-election in 2012. Could she one day see herself following Hillary Clinton's footsteps down the path of first lady turned presidential candidate?
I didn't learn too much, but here are some facts and musings I'm taking away from my first White House Correspondents Dinner pre-party experience.
The White House Correspondents' Dinner is an amazing experience for many reasons but this year, a year when women's rights have been under attack politically, I want to report back on some possible reasons for feminist optimism.
It's one thing to have the White House Correspondents' Dinner be the one time of the year where the watchdogs let down their guard and have civil, even friendly, conversations with the people they cover. I would enjoy that. But the over-chumminess of the Dinner is not the exception, it's now the rule.
Comedian Jimmy Kimmel is headlining this year's White House Correspondents Dinner. Kimmel beat out of a number of other comics considered for the job...
There are a few notable fashion leaders but in D.C. it tends to be who you know -- not who you are wearing.
It seems that on Sunday night, reality trumped reality show. President Obama's announcement of the death of bin Laden was a pre-emptive strike on Trump's Celebrity Apprentice.
Now Trump's in a pickle. How do you walk away from a presidential race when you're ahead? He finds himself teetering closer to the brink of a campaign he almost certainly never planned to enter.
He also said something that will stay with me forever: "I am not political -- I don't align with Republicans or Democrats; I am a patriot. I am here to serve my country."
Katie Jacobs Stanton didn't get a job at the White House by being shy. So when the opportunity to meet Donald Trump came up, she hatched a plan: to get his autograph on a copy of Obama's birth certificate.
Arianna appeared on "This Week" with Christiane Amanpour on Sunday, as part of a roundtable with George Will, Chrystia Freeland and David Stockman.
Gervais was the only thing that made the patently bogus Golden Globe Awards broadcast bearable Sunday night. His point -- and it's the truth -- was that the Hollywood Foreign Press Association is a joke.
When I was visiting with my Dad some time ago, he asked me a simple question I couldn't answer...'Who are the Kardashians and why are we keeping up with them?'
Comedy is difficult territory for non-professional performers such as presidents -- and at the Correspondents' Dinner, Mr. Obama actually had the advantage of professional help.
While no comedians before have matched the level of opposition and intrigue that Colbert and Leno generated more recently, this list of prior entertainers at the press dinner might amaze you.