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White House Correspondents Dinner’s “House of Nerds” (Video)

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The annual White House Correspondents Dinner saw not one, but two mock videos, including a spoof of the popular Netflix online series, “House of Cards,” starring Kevin Spacey.

Or, in this case, “House of Nerds,” with cameos by Sen. John McCain, top White House adviser Valerie Jarrett and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. “Lincoln” director Steven Spielberg appeared in the other, with a new presidential biopic.

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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work