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Maureen Dowd

The Casually Sexist Bullsh*t Women In Hollywood Hear All The Time

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 11.20.2015 | Women

When journalist Maureen Dowd decided to do a deep dive into Hollywood sexism, she spoke to several powerful (male) leaders in the entertainment i...

Biden Dismisses Reports Of Supposed ‘Hollywood Moment’ With Dying Son

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 10.26.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -- Vice President Joe Biden critiqued the media's relentless speculation about his presidential deliberations in an interview Sund...

'Run, Joe, Run'

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 09.14.2015 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Even with all of the challenges that come with such a decision, Vice President Biden has faced more daunting obstacles many times before in his life.

Biden Speculation

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.24.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Joe Biden certainly has got the media talking. All it really took was one leak to Maureen Dowd and a meeting with Senator Elizabeth Warren, and he's now seriously considering it. But a Biden candidacy bears political examination beyond the simple question of "Will he or won't he run?"

Quiet Fortitude in the ER

David H. Newman, M.D. | Posted 05.05.2015 | Healthy Living
David H. Newman, M.D.

In Maureen Dowd's recent piece, "A Stroke of Fate," she describes the case of her niece, Tara, a young and athletic woman who suffered a rare type of stroke caused by a separation of the inner layers of an artery supplying her brain.

Pondering Clinton vs Clinton

Steve Clemons | Posted 06.13.2015 | Politics
Steve Clemons

It struck me that if indeed America delivers a battle between its contemporary political aristocracies, the Bushes and the Clintons, that the challenge for Hillary will be to overcome comparisons not with her Republican rival but with her peripatetic global do-gooding husband.

Hillary's Blackberry and 2016

Michelle Kraus | Posted 05.12.2015 | Politics
Michelle Kraus

Humor me because you know that anyone over 50 knows that the trusty Blackberry with its keyboard makes life so much better.

Larry Wilmore and the Importance of Keeping It 100

Ahmad Khan | Posted 04.20.2015 | Entertainment
Ahmad Khan

The Nightly Show clearly knows its voice and if one thing is for sure, it's that the show is in the infancy of what will be a great run. Unique and irreverent, Wilmore's a breath of fresh air that provides a new perspective to balance out the 50 shade of white that make up late night television today.

Not By Maureen Dowd

John McQuaid | Posted 02.11.2015 | Comedy
John McQuaid

Obama promised us the utopias of Philip K. Dick and Aldous Huxley and all we got was James Cameron: Osama avatars prancing through security in PETN-enhanced underpants.

Michael Calderone

Obama Has 'Contempt' For New York Times Columnist Maureen Dowd | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.10.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -- President Barack Obama is an avid reader of the New York Times opinion section and has, on several occasions, invited two of his favorite ...

The Invisible Man: Jeffrey Sterling, CIA Whistleblower

Norman Solomon | Posted 03.29.2015 | Politics
Norman Solomon

The mass media have suddenly discovered Jeffrey Sterling -- after his conviction Monday afternoon as a CIA whistleblower. At age 47, he is facing a very long prison sentence. As a whistleblower, he has done a lot for us.

Friday Talking Points -- Congress Briefly Interrupts 3-Month Vacation to 'Work'

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.19.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Congress followed up their recent five-week vacation with almost two whole weeks of actually doing their jobs, so to reward themselves they're now going to take off on another vacation. Until mid-November.

Matt Ferner

Marijuana Campaign Asks Users To 'Consume Responsibly' | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.17.2014 | Politics

The advocacy group that helped to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Colorado is reminding people to please "consume responsibly." Wedn...

Matalin-Reagan Debate Obama's Rope-a-Dope Strategy in ISIS Crisis

HuffPost Radio | Posted 09.07.2014 | Politics
HuffPost Radio


"Is 'dither' the Republican word for 'think'?", asks Lawrence O'Donnell. So our duo discuss both sides: the-tan-man-has-no-plan-"yet" vs. he's a deliberate president trying to get the substance and coalition right. In his Wednesday address to the Nation, will he say -- their boots, our bombs? Then: Putin in Ukraine, Rick Perry in court, the ALS in America.

Clinton and Obama on Martha's Vineyard: Much Ado About Nothing

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 10.18.2014 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

For the next year and a half President Obama as commander in chief will be making decisions. But there will be a presidential campaign going forward, hopefully including Hillary, and she must tell us how she views the world and America's place in it.

Maureen Dowd Was Warned About Edible Pot

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 06.05.2014 | Media

When Maureen Dowd wrote her now-viral column for the New York Times about her experience in Colorado with a marijuana candy bar, she described her bod...

3 Things You Should Remember (But Probably Won't) If You Get Too High On Marijuana Edibles

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner & Nick Wing | Posted 03.26.2015 | Politics

Keep calm, you're just high...

Obama Doctrine: 'Just Because We Have the Best Hammer Does Not Mean That Every Problem Is a Nail'

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 08.02.2014 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

Barack Obama should continue to ignore Maureen Dowd and Dick Cheney, and follow the careful, measured principles he laid at West Point.

Here Are All The Other NY Times Drug Columns We Want To See

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.04.2014 | Media

After reading about Maureen Dowd's world-ending bout with a marijuana-laced candy bar, we had several thoughts. Our first, of course, was "OMG what an...

What Maureen Dowd and Everyone Needs to Know About Edible Marijuana

Tony Newman | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics
Tony Newman

New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd just published a piece about her bad trip from marijuana edibles. Maureen describes eating a caramel-chocolate candy bar made with marijuana in her Colorado hotel room.

Jason Linkins

Maureen Dowd Eats Some Pot Candy, Succumbs To Reefer Madness | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

Dig, if you will, a picture: You're alone, in an unfamiliar place. In your possession, you have something that -- according to what you've heard -- a ...

Maureen Dowd's Bad Trip

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 06.04.2014 | Media

New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd traveled to Colorado to cover the state's legalized pot scene -- and it didn't go very well. Now, Dowd's "ba...

Remembering Arthur Gelb

Jill Abramson | Posted 07.21.2014 | Media
Jill Abramson

Arthur Gelb was a master builder, the Robert Moses of newspapering. His eyes danced when he told stories about dreaming up the multi-sectioned New York Times.

From Crimea to Clearwater, It's All Obama's Fault

Randy Shaw | Posted 05.18.2014 | Politics
Randy Shaw

From Crimea to Clearwater, Florida, the message is clear: every setback to U.S. or Democratic Party interests is Barack Obama's fault. I've been very disappointed in Barack Obama's presidency, but the relentless attacks on him from all sides are disconnected from reality.

Exclusion or Equality: Where Are The Men in Women's Empowerment?

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 04.28.2014 | Women
Marissa Bronfman

While the semantics of "feminism" tend to polarize people, its definition is very simple: equality between men and women.