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Nerd Prom Turns into Potential Nightmare

<img alt="napkin.jpg" src="/fishbowlDC/files/original/napkin.jpg" width="300" class="alignleft" hspace="3" vspace="3"/Politico details the bloodbath that is becoming the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner this year as Nerd Prom looks to be going up in smoke with a potential lawsuit and 500 dinner guests in for an awful surprise of reportedly being uninvited by WHCA President Ed Chen of Bloomberg.

The story quotes The Hill’s White House correspondent Sam Youngman, who has attended the dinner.

“Sam Youngman of The Hill recalls talking to “Mad Men” lead John Hamm and actor Denis Leary at last yearÂ’s dinner. After he described his job, the stars were baffled. “They looked at me like, ‘Why is there a f–king White House correspondent at the White House Correspondents’ dinner?’” he said.

Read the full story here.

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