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Coverage starts at 8pm ET on CSPAN.

President Obama is scheduled to speak at 10:15pm ET.

Conan O'Brien goes on at 10:45pm

Use the hash tag #WHCD for sending/monitoring tweets on Twitter. or #nerdprom (h/t zenbassoon)

Have at it!

10:01pm Ed Henry is speaking now. Blah blah blah

10:07: Gayle King is now speaking - announcing scholarship winners, who are invited on stage to shake hands with everyone.

10:12 POTUS!!! 3 minutes early!

10:21 Holy Shnikees so many great gags already! A+++ comedy

i.e. a slide show of POTUS with Michelle-style bangs. lol

"Sheldon Adelson would have done better to offer me a hundred million dollars to drop out of the race."

The President showed this Spielberg movie preview during his speech:

(h/t Diogenes2008 for finding the clip!)

10:36 Conan is up (9 minutes early!)

"Since he became President, the number of Popes has doubled, and the number of Tonight Show hosts has tripled!"

"Tonight's entrees were halibut and Filet Mignon, or as John King reported it, lasagna and cous-cous."

"How it works at these dinners: when the President laughs, everyone laughs. When the Fox News table laughs, a little girl just fell off her bicycle."

"One rising star on the right is Marco Rubio, or, as he's known in the Republican Party, "our Black guy".

11:18pm ET CSPAN replaying POTUS & Conan speeches

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