When Joel McHale entertains at tonight’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner, these are the recent previous entertainers the room will remember — and against whom McHale will be judged:

Conan O’Brien in 2013:

Jimmy Kimmel in 2012:

9 months
“Meta” is so yesterday.

9 months
Second time for me to watch the Colbert presentation and it was even better this time.

9 months
colbert was brilliant. as for tonight, obama was a lot funnier than mchale, but his long chris…

Seth Meyers in 2011:

And, of course, the one the White House Correspondents’ Association would rather everyone forgot —  2006, when Stephen Colbert torched the place: