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Wondering “what is the White House Correspondents’ Dinner?”

The 2011 WHCD (or “nerd prom” as it’s known colloquially) came soon after President Obama released his birth certificate. As a result, the liberal-heavy crowd went wild for his opening line “my fellow Americans.”

The video is long at just under 19 minutes, however it’s full of laughs and very much worth watching. The President gets in some jabs at Fox News but also pokes fun at himself.

In 2012, the host is Jimmy Kimmel who, I think, will be great. Continue reading

I went to Sacramento. And San Francisco.

I went to California again. For work (again). First I caught Linsanity in Sacramento.

My luggage avoided joining this art installation by baggage claim. That’s a relief!

After some biz-ness, I drove to San Francisco perhaps the only U.S. city more expensive than NYC.

The hills freak me out to some extent. This one is steeper than the picture indicates. Trust me, ok?

Faker

Hilton Financial District, San Francisco

1875 watts? Surely you jest.  More like someone with hot breath blowing on my curls and maybe making them shimmy a little.

Conair, more like a con in this case. It’s SF so my hair already sucked, but for $300+ per night, I’d like a real hair dryer, Hilton.