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THE WEST WING, clockwise from top left: Janel Moloney, Stockard Channing, John Spencer, Dule Hill, Bradley Whitford, Allison Janney, Richard Schiff, Martin Sheen, Rob Lowe, 1999-, © NBC

West Wing Dreams: Why President Bartlet Is Needed Now More Than Ever

Cregg and The Amazing White House StaffThe cast of the show is top-notch, which is a given, but the characters they portray are absolute perfection Let's start with White House press secretary C.J Cregg (Allison Janney) - she's affable, smart, and an absolute kickass woman Deborah Fiderer (Lily Tomlin) and Donna Moss (Janel Moloney) carry[...]

Did CBS All Access' 'The Good Fight' Tweet Veiled Trump Threat?

We're not sure what the minds behind CBS All Access' The Good Fight were thinking with recent third-season episode "The One Where Diane Joins The Resistance" – specifically, the scene where a series of President Donald Trump-related "target words" are on display. The "target words" in question – the ones that happened to be following […]

'Big Bang Theory' Creator Chuck Lorre Doubts Sarah Huckabee Sanders Has God on Speed Dial

This past week was no exception, with The Big Bang Theory "The Donation Oscillation" and Young Sheldon "A Math Emergency and Perky Palms" both sharing Lorre's vanity card #612 - clearly taking issue with White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders' interview on Wednesday with CBN News Chief Political Analyst David Brody and Senior Washington Correspondent Jennifer Wishon.[caption[...]

Michelle Wolf Blasts Donald Trump in Brutal White House Correspondents' Dinner Tweet

Now that the White House Correspondents’Association (WHCA) is taking a pass on a comedian hosting-performing at next year's White House Correspondents’ Dinner (WHCD), is it possible that President Donald Trump might actually attend? In a tweet that also attempted to throw shade at last year's host Michelle Wolf (The Daily Show), Trump praised the media organization[...]

Trump White House Will Not Seek to Revoke CNN/Jim Acosta Press Access

Kelly expired, The White House sent CNN's Jim Acosta a letter on Monday informing him that his press access was restored as well as outlining new rules for reporters Some of the rules outlined in the letter include limiting every reporter to one question, with follow-up questions allowed "at the discretion of the President or other[...]

CNN, Jim Acosta Granted Temporary Restraining Order in Trump Lawsuit

Kelly granted CNN and Jim Acosta's request for a temporary restraining Thursday morning, ordering President Donald Trump and The White House to reinstate the correspondent's press credentials Judge Kelly's decision was based on CNN and Acosta's Fifth Amendment claims, stating that The White House did not provide Acosta with any due process to legally revoke his access.While[...]

Fox News, More Support CNN in Trump/Acosta Lawsuit; White House Submits Brief (UPDATE)

Scripps Company, and USA Today Network: "Whether the news of the day concerns national security, the economy, or the environment, reporters covering the White House must remain free to ask questions It is imperative that independent journalists have access to the President and his activities, and that journalists are not barred for arbitrary reasons Our news[...]

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Why Were the Philadelphia Eagles Uninvited to the White House?

The Philadelphia Eagles won the Super Bowl in February and were invited to the White House as a celebration with the President of the United States This has been a regular event as long as I've been watching sports, and it's the same with the NBA, MLB, and the NHL But as we've seen, this[...]

Could Netflix Be Designated Survivor's Last Second Savior?

Materials for White House artwork/sets furnished by the White House Historical Association. [caption id="attachment_848042" align="aligncenter" width="503"] Credit: ABC/Sven Frenzel[/caption]Following up on earlier reports that eOne was actively pursuing a new home for recently cancelled Designated Survivor comes word that the production company is in direct talks with Netflix about picking up the Kiefer Sutherland-starring political thriller[...]

Is ABC's 'Designated Survivor' Designated to Survive at Another Network?

Materials for White House artwork/sets furnished by the White House Historical Association. [caption id="attachment_848042" align="aligncenter" width="510"] Credit: ABC/Sven Frenzel[/caption]ABC is learning firsthand that Kiefer Sutherland's President Tom Kirkman isn't someone who shuffles off this mortal coil quietly, with word that Entertainment One (eOne) is looking for a new home for the recently-cancelled political thriller Designated Survivor[...]

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Opinion: Using Video Games as a Fearmongering Scapegoat is Nothing New

This all requires real hands-on training, and a game is a poor teacher and a worse excuse -- especially when the game didn't come with its own gun to train with in the backyard.Calling top names in the gaming industry to the White House isn't a solution I'm sure many going will welcome the chance[...]

The Entertainment Software Association Is Going To The White House

Well, that didn't take long, did it? After not being invited to the White House to meet with the president along with other major video game companies, the Entertainment Software Association has now been granted an invitation to meet with President Trump on Thursday This comes on the heels of Trump trying to pass blame for the[...]

Daily Show's Michelle Wolf to Host White House Correspondents Dinner

[caption id="attachment_799416" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Erin Nekervis [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons[/caption]Might be a good idea for White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders to find some kind of excuse for her boss to be busy on April 28th — maybe "has to wash his hair" or "has to pick up a friend at the[...]

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The Top 5 NBA Teams Barack Obama Should Join As An Owner

And of course, would welcome the team that won the NCAA tournament and NBA title that season to the White House, along with usually calling them to give his congrats His love for the game is without question So, when Brian Windhorst went on ESPN's Jalen and Jacoby June 14th and threw this little nugget[...]

On This Day In Pop Culture For February 14

So, without further ado: Here are some things that have happened on February 14:1919-  The United Parcel Service (UPS) forms.1929- The St.Valentine's Day Massacre takes place, led by Al Capone.1931- Dracula, starring Bela Lugosi, opens.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lH2LFZbw8qk1962- The first televised First Lady Tour of The White House is aired, with Jacqueline Kennedy giving the tour.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ft1wgQ0VYrc1991- Silence of the Lambs opens in[...]

Ashley A. Woods To Finish Niobe, Then Move To Marvel Comics

In August, we spoke about Ashley A Woods, the artist on Niobe: She Is Life from Stranger Comics written by Amandla Stenberg, and how Woods had been picked up for a Marvel Comics job as well. Issue 2 of the successful launch issue of Niobe, which sold out of its overprint and is going to a […]

"Stop Thinking About Who Might Be Turned Off And Start Thinking About Who Might Be Turned On" – Gail Simone In The White House

@GailSimone at White House Forum on #lgbt & #disability talking about Representation in Media #lgbtd pic.twitter.com/111rxRMkwR— Lead On Update (@LeadOnUpdate) June 19, 2014 As it says above, comic book writer Gail Simone was invited to speak at the White House Forum on LGBT and disability issues, about representation in media And yesterday, that's exactly what she did. .@GailSimone[...]