Posts tagged "the new york times"

Maureen Dowd Needs To Sit Down

In all of Maureen Dowd's years of writing editorial for The New York Times, I never thought she would go this far down the gender binary path. She manages to call Hillary Clinton overly masculine while slamming Obama for being feminized all in the same paragraph. Happy Sunday and happy internalized misogyny, Maureen! This i…

By: Katrin Higher / April 19, 2015

Jill Abramson, The NYTimes‘ First Female Executive Editor Was Fired — What Does This Mean For The Rest Of Us?

Yesterday afternoon, the news broke that Jill Abramson, the executive editor of The New York Times and the first-ever woman to hold that position, was leaving her position. Managing editor Dean Baquet would be replacing her, making him the first-ever African-American executive editor at the Times. Jill Abramson had been managing editor at the Times (the number two…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 15, 2014

Guy Talk: 5 Ways That Men Are Also Hopeless Romantics

Here’s a poorly kept secret: Men are also from Venus. That’s what I’ve learned after six years of writing for The New York Times wedding section—also known as the Ladies’ Sports Pages. Sure, a few thousand years’ history of raping and pillaging suggests otherwise, but beneath the stubble and the Sportscenter addiction, most men are as confused,…

By: Devan Sipher / August 27, 2012

Breaking News: The New York Times Discovers Women Wear Dresses

Fresh off their discovery that people breathe air and women enjoy staring at Ryan Gosling's abs, the New York Times style section has apparently uncovered that women love to wear dresses when it's "soupy" out. In fact! They love dresses so much! They like, wear them all the time! The Times interviewed dozens of cutting…

By: Julie Gerstein / July 21, 2011

LED Lights Are A Bright Idea For Jewelry

Plain old gold and silver are simply not bright enough for product designer Alison Lewis. She prefers that her jewelry has a near-blinding quality to it and, thus, she relies on LED lights. We were a bit skeptical about the uber-light that adorns most of Alison's work, from paintings to pillows and pretty much everything…

By: Lily Q / September 10, 2009

Designer Shopping Bags As Totes: The Ultimate In Label Whoring?

After a few weeks of lusting over it, I’ve finally decided to acknowledge that this Valentino bag will not be mine. Even though my computer would look so cute in there and I'm a relatively nice person. Grr. But even during my points of deepest obsession, a Valentino shopping bag never seemed like a reasonable…

By: Lily Q / August 17, 2009

Tame Your Manimal

Shamu, the talented killer whale, can stun audiences daily by jumping through mid-air. It’s an impressive show that takes a lot of training. Although most wives aren’t looking for athletic feats from their husbands, author Amy Sutherland was determined to find out if the same techniques they use to make animals jump on command would…

By: Simcha / February 12, 2008