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Maureen Dowd

Dowd: "Cheney Has Replaced Sarah Palin As Rogue Diva" Of GOP

NY Times | Maureen Dowd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Cheney has replaced Sarah Palin as Rogue Diva. Just as Jeb Bush and other Republicans are trying to get kinder and gentler, Cheney has popped out of h...

Forget Everything You Thought You Knew About Star Trek

Paul Snyder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Paul Snyder

Kirk and Spock do a lot of punching, for Kirk and Spock. This is Star Trek with the Beastie Boys in it. People get naked.

Madoff's Enablers Are A Lot Like Bob Woodward

David Fiderer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Fiderer

Woodward and feeder fund mogul Walter Noel were cut from the same cloth -- bigwigs who traded on their insider status to access special information, and who ignored the incriminating evidence hiding in plain sight.

On 6th Anniversary of 'Mission Accomplished' -- How the Media Blew It

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Greg Mitchell

On May 1, 2003, President Bush declared an end to major military operations in Iraq. Here's a look at how one newspaper covered the Bush declaration and its immediate aftermath.

Reliable Sources (and the People Who Love them)

Richard Laermer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Richard Laermer

I'd rather the Times continue publication of the weekend City section than employ Krugman and other columnists to tell me things I (normally) already agree with.

Maureen Dowd, Please Stop Now. Twitter is Not Just For the Banal Retentive

Adam Hanft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Adam Hanft

Dowd not only loathes Twitter, she over-ascribes a series of dismal prospects to its success, a typical columnist calumny.

The Art Of The Headshot: Everyone's A Real Estate Agent

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

Whether an activist, writer, blogger, student or artist, everyone has a headshot. Now, let us examine a couple rules, shall we?

States' Cross-Dressing Flummoxes Times

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stanton Peele

When Iowa's Supreme Court voted unanimously that a state law banning same-sex marriage was unconstitutional, Times editorial and op-ed writers were unhinged.

"Family Guy," "American Dad" Men Talk Hillary Clinton, Maureen Dowd (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Characters from "Family Guy" and "American Dad" riff on Hillary Clinton and Maureen Dowd in a promo for Fox's Sunday lineup. "Hillary Clinton as Secr...

The Lefty Doom Brigade: Rich, Krugman, Dowd -- Please Shut Up!

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

Give our new president a chance! You all live here too don't you? If our man fails do you all have some island to go to the rest of us don't know about?

Friendly Fire: New York Times Hits Obama

Politico | JONATHAN MARTIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The leading liberal voices of the New York Times editorial pages all criticized--and, in some cases, clobbered--President Obama on Sunday for his hand...

Middle-Aged Film Critic Writes a Book Railing Against Snark; Man on Internet Agrees

Alex Remington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Alex Remington

As Denby says, snark is like a middle-school rumor: vicious, authorless, and anyone who objects gets slagged as having no sense of humor. It's good that he's publicly objecting.

The Right (or Wrong) to Bare Arms

Vanessa Richmond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Vanessa Richmond

With her bare biceps, Michelle Obama is carving out a new style and role for first ladies and for women generally. It's making some people, possibly those wearing tight fitting suits, very uncomfortable.

David Brooks Fears First Lady's Biceps

Taylor Marsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Taylor Marsh

If this doesn't say it all about the spineless upper echelons of the traditional media. First you've got Brooks offended because the First Lady has sculpted biceps where he doesn't. Secondly, you've got Maureen Dowd writing a column on it.

Dowd To Michelle Obama: Don't Cover Up Your Biceps

New York Times | Maureen Dowd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Let's face it: The only bracing symbol of American strength right now is the image of Michelle Obama's sculpted biceps. Her husband urges bold action,...

Whom Not to Marry

Christine Whelan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Christine Whelan

Last summer Maureen Dowd wrote a column entitled "An Ideal Husband" featuring love advice from Fr. Pat Connor, a 79-year-old Catholic priest based in Bordentown, NJ.

Dowd: Obama Gave "Kiss Of Life" To "Flat-Lining Republican Tax Cut Fetishists"

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Once upon a time, America thought Prince Charming would glide in and kiss her, reviving her from a coma induced by a poison apple of greed, deceit, ca...

Maureen Dowd Compares Daschle To 9/11

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In her New York Times column Wednesday, Maureen Dowd suggests that Tom Daschle's withdrawal from contention as nominee to run Health and Human Service...

Dowd's Snark Shoots Up, Down

Nancy Kruh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Nancy Kruh

In his book, Snark David Denby describes Maureen Dowd as "essentially sour and without hope," but my evidence, I believe, proves him wrong.

With Apologies To Maureen Dowd

Ellyn Spragins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ellyn Spragins

The first useful trick I learned as an aspiring journalist was cynicism. No, that's not quite right. Off-handed, world-weary cynicism. That was the ticket.

Jason Linkins

Maureen Dowd Goes Buck Wild On Bankers | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The New York Times' Maureen Dowd woke up with an insatiable appetite for the blood of Merrill Lynch redecoration buff John Thain, and has thus come down on "feckless financiers" like the Guns of Navarone.

Jason Linkins

Forbes Credits NYT's MoDo With Liberalism, For Some Reason | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Forbes Magazine has assembled this list of "The 25 Most Influential Liberals In The U.S. Media," and somehow or another, Maureen Dowd of the New York ...

Scheduled: Hillary's Convention Catharsis

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Diane Tucker

Now that Hillary Clinton's name will be placed into nomination at the Democratic National Convention, heads up everyone: Maureen Dowd's next over-the-top, anti-Hillary column is coming.

An Early Valentine's Day for Hillary

Jerry Weissman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerry Weissman

Most of the senators spent most of their allotted time during the hearing tooting their own horns or praising Clinton rather than scrutinizing her.

Will Anyone in the Media Ever Cop To Helping Create Much of the Alleged Clinton "Drama"?

Steve Kettmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Kettmann

If you're Maureen Dowd you can write "Clinton" and "drama" week after week and then with not a twitch of shame or embarrassment, write, "Whenever the Clintons are mentioned, the talk soon turns to drama."