Why We Do, In Fact, Need To Pay Attention to Political Wives
August 19, 2013
Earlier this summer, my colleague Isaac Chotiner wrote an impassioned plea for political watchers to stop paying so much attention to political wives.
Barack Obama's Bicycle-Riding Is a Glimpse Into His Soul
August 16, 2013
I have a theory that one is never more her truest self than when on a bike. Bike-riding exposes your appetite for risk, your sense of adventure, your ease with your own place in relation to the world.
Men, Don't Out Your Wife's Age in Playbook: H/T, a Woman
August 15, 2013
I am a sporadic reader of Playbook. And I'll admit it: I don't read it for the articles (or rather, their summaries). I unabashedly scroll to the birthdays. (Did you know Coolio turned 50 this month?
Chelsea Clinton's Dullness Is Exactly What Her Parents Need
August 14, 2013
By most measures, Chelsea Clinton has lived one of the world’s most interesting lives. She was raised by (and shares the DNA of) two larger-than-life people.
Sheryl Sandberg, the Facebook executive, has been hailed as one of the feminist heroes of this decade.
Moderate Chic: That Party of Lena’s
August 07, 2013
Despite the unseasonably kind weather, the palms were turning brown and the hanging petunias were crying out in thirst last night on the terrace at Chelsea's Maritime Hotel.
The End of Leading Men
August 05, 2013
American men aren’t sure what it means to be an American man anymore.
The Times' Tasteless Description of Katharine Weymouth's Clothes
August 05, 2013
Is it sexist for reporters to salt their profiles of powerful women with descriptions of their fashion preferences? It's a question that's been raised more than once recently, and I've mostly agreed with those who argue no.
Luke Russert is the Golden Boy of This Town
August 01, 2013
As last winter’s congressional budget talks collapsed with the debt limit on the horizon, 27-year-old Luke Russert put the situation in perspective for MSNBC.
We're Sorry, Monica Lewinsky!
July 30, 2013
Was America too hard on Monica Lewinsky? It seems like a crazy question. She did, after all, almost derail a presidency after near-schtupping a married man.