(It Must Be Annoying) Being Jon Cryer

Turns out minor celebrity-hood is like the Mark of Cain– it follows you everywhere, even to Washington DC. From the New York Times‘s Boldface coverage of the White House Correspondents’ Dinner:

… Standing alone next to the intermittently exploding ice sculpture was JON CRYER, who may be the AL GORE of celebrities.

“When you do a big movie in 1986, that’s what people tend to remember,” said Mr. Cryer, who played PHIL (DUCKIE) DALE in the MOLLY RINGWALD movie ‘Pretty in Pink.’ “I was just cornered by DENNIS HASTERT’s press secretary, I think. He kept saying, ‘Duckie’!”