NERD PROM, THE MOVIE
Uh oh, the White House Correspondents’ Dinner is less than two weeks off. This means that the press, pundits, political operatives, lawmakers, military brass, broadcasters, policy wonks and curious celebrities are beginning to fidget over an annual spring rite that draws 3,000 “correspondents” to the nation’s capital. Yes, there will be pre-parties, pre-pre-parties, post-parties, imitation parties and parody parties.
The hoi polloi will gaze in wonder at “The Beast” — President Obama’s armored limousine that is typically parked outside the big party on the big night. Selfie-snapping gawkers will scream as famous and sort-of-famous folks stroll the red carpet past a wall of cameras.
But there’s an authentic wild card in the mix this year: Now there’s a feature-length movie about it all. Patrick Gavin — a veteran political journalist who left his job at