The Awl vs. Wonkette: White House Correspondents Dinners and Promo Reels

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Two issues “on the table” in this week’s heads-a-bloggin’ exchange between your editor and Choire Sicha: that goddamned White House Correspondents Association Dinner/Jerkoff, and a curious new marketing video put out by our former employers at Gawker Media. Who will win?!

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41 comments

  1. boatapple

    How did you persuade Peggington to do a voice-over for your ad? Good work, Ken!

  2. engulfedinflames

    a little tip, you smegma leftist cocks, when you pull back the curtain and attempt to humanize yourselves it is painful and less than beneficial to all involved.

  3. Bearbloke

    “Who will win?”

    It’s clear that The Terrorists have won, from the very existence of this exchange…

  4. Anonymous Office Zombie

    It’s like a lost episode of Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!.

  5. Lascauxcaveman

    HAHAHAHahaha. That was funny.

    (Just kidding; didn’t actually watch it.)

  6. shortsshortsshorts

    I fucking have an interview with Neal Horsley at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, AND IT WILL ALSO BE WEBCAM. So therefore, everyone in Georgia should vote for Neal. I even SPOKE TO THE MAN ON THE PHONE.

    God save us all.

  7. Lascauxcaveman

    OK, I watched a couple of minutes of it. Between Ken (voice) and Choire (goofy tie, smoking, drunk) I think they are collectively channeling the spirit of the late, great Tom Snyder.

    (OK, so I’m really stretching for something nice to say. Would it kill the rest of you to do that too? Remember, we like Ken around here…)

  8. V572625694

    [re=311928]shortsshortsshorts[/re]: Neal Horsley? Toughest “get” in the newz biz, huh? It’s possible that not even Fox takes him seriously, but then again I saw Hannity’s “Tree of Liberty” on Colbert and it’s evident that sane people aren’t in charge.

  9. V572625694

    [re=311935]Lascauxcaveman[/re]: The cat was nice, but I clicked off as soon as Choire hurled it out of camera range. Does that count as “saying something nice”? And is s “saying something nice” the kind of thing we’re good at around here?

  10. pundid

    I would welcome a video exchange between Balk’s Cock and a pair of Trucknutz.

  11. Tommmcatt

    [re=311928]shortsshortsshorts[/re]:

    Try to get him to play the guitar, for the lulz.

  12. Vulpes82

    [re=311935]Lascauxcaveman[/re]: I love them, but then I thought the first, thirty-minute epic was hilarious. I’m kind of a loser.

  13. Bearbloke

    OT, but hey Layne, Lascauxcaveman… I think this guy might have us all beat in that Beard-Off we’d talked about…

  14. HotforJesus

    Well, I for one prefer my “fantasy” Choire and Ken who look like Iggy Pop and Anthony Stuart Head repectively. Now I am just sad.

    Jeez Choire, I hope that poor cat shits in your shoe.

  15. Custerwolf

    Poor kitty thought he was there to do an “Awl and the Pussycat” routine when he was unceremoniously exited stage right.

  16. Custerwolf

    Ken, you are both visually and auditorily pleasing to my senses, however, these videos really scream for better Choireography.

  17. sweetcandy

    OMG! Why are you guys forcing us to listen to your video love chats?

    Do what other closet homos do and do it in the Capitol building.

  18. Lascauxcaveman

    [re=312013]Bearbloke[/re]: Downright inspriational. (BTW, I was totes bluffing on the beard thing, as I don’t currently have one. But when I grow it out, it looks pretty much like Ken’s if I don’t trim it. My neck is incredibly fertile soil for growing the hair-plant.)

  19. Custerwolf

    I watched the video again this morning (since my coffee had failed to provide its usual laxitive effect, I was searching for alternatives), and this time I clearly heard Choire say, “I like the guys,” so Tommcatt, it looks like your chances are definitely better than mine.

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