Maureen Dowd

Maureen Dowd, David Hogg, Joi Ito announced as speakers for HUBweek 2018

Activist <b>David Hogg</b>, New York Times columnist <b>Maureen Dowd</b>, and MIT Media Lab director <b>Joi Ito</b> are among the presenters scheduled to appear at HUBweek …

General Hospital

Get to Know Besha Rodell. And Maureen Dowd Is on Her Way to Sydney.

<i>The</i> <i>Australia Letter</i> <i>is a weekly newsletter reflecting the experience (and quirks) of our Australia bureau chief.</i> <i>Sign up</i> <i>to get it by email.</i> <i>Here’s where to find all our Australia and New Zealand coverage</i><i>.</i><p><i>______</i><p>I’m in Melbourne this week and once again, I’m struck by how different this city is compared …

World News

The Woman Behind the New York Times’ High-Risk, High-Reward Business Strategy

Meredith Kopit Levien uses nontraditional ad deals amid challenging times in publishing<p>At the annual advertising festival on the French Riviera two summers ago, top New York Times Co. executive Meredith Kopit Levien sipped rosé with marketing executives from Samsung Electronics Co.<p>She brought a …

Business Strategy

Nonfiction Book Review: PROMISES BETRAYED: Waking Up from the American Dream by Bob Herbert, Author . Times $26 (368p) ISBN 978-0-8050-7864-0

PROMISES BETRAYED: Waking Up from the American Dream<p><b>Bob Herbert, Author</b> . Times $26 (368p) ISBN 978-0-8050-7864-0<p>More By and About This Author<p>On the</i> …

Book Reviews

This Week in Media Bias History: Obama Is ‘Our National Poet’

The “poet” Obama vs. the “zombie” conservatives? From 2008 through 2016, the contrast between how journalists fawned over Barack Obama and trashed …

Tea Party

Uber Whistleblower Susan Fowler Joins New York Times Op-Ed Page

Susan Fowler Rigetti’s “very, very strange year at Uber” is now paying career dividends.<p>The engineer who exposed the rampant sexual harassment at the …

Silicon Valley

Trump, Having a Bawl in Europe

Flummoxed and craven Republicans scramble to go along with a president who has turned the traditional heroes and villains of the G.O.P. topsy-turvy, …

Maureen Dowd

Willie Nelson’s Advice for Novice Pot Smokers (and Maureen Dowd)

In June, <i>New York Times</i> columnist Maureen Dowd wrote a widely covered column about her paranoid experience after eating a caramel-chocolate candy bar …

Cannabis

Maureen Dowd Is A Idiot, Says Joe Biden And Everyone Else

Remember that time The Media spent three months breathlessly BREAKING EXCLUSIVE!!! reporting rumors from anonymous sources that Joe Biden was totally …

Joe Biden

Even Maureen Dowd sees the flaws in the Worst President Ever

2 hours ago<p>via The New York Times by Maureen Dowd<p>WASHINGTON — It was a moment of peak Spock.<p>Hours after the globe-rattling election of a man whom …

Donald Trump

Maureen Dowd: Obama thinks he was 'too good' for America

Former President Barack Obama believed he was "too good" for Americans who were "constantly disappointing him," according to New York Times columnist …

Donald Trump

A White House Most Foul, Now With The Guardrails Off

We have crossed into a surreal dimension where we are limited only by our imaginations. The American identity and American values are fungible at the …

The White House

Sentences We Didn’t Finish

"Rachel Weisz is glowing. That’s not unusual. I’ve interviewed her before and seen her at movie and theater parties, and she’s always glowing. I know …

Conservative View

Will The Times Ever Hire A Political Columnist To Replace Maureen Dowd?

“Who dis?” –Maureen DowdI suppose most intelligent people unfortunate enough to read Maureen Dowd’s latest excrescence will focus on the latest round …

Political Science

'Meet The Press' Roundtable: Nobody Believes The Same Set Of Facts In Russia Probe

Maureen Dowd, Kasie Hunt, Stephen Moore and Eddie Glaude, Jr. join the roundtable to discuss the latest developments in Special Counsel Robert …

Russia Probe

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich was asked if he had read about Andre Ingram's story: "I don't read too much about sports. I didn't read it. I have no idea of what you're talking about. I did read Maureen Dowd today though. It was very interesting. Are saving animals more important than saving people? Like gorillas, elephants, white rhinos. You know, the last white rhino died in Kenya. So it's over. It's probably even more important than this game."

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich was asked if he had read about Andre Ingram's story: "I don't read too much about sports. I didn't read it. I have no idea …

Basketball

Does Joshua Kushner Even Care If Girlfriend Karlie Kloss Converts Or Not?

Brothers Jared and Josh Kushner’s opposing political views have been reported since Trump became president and the older brother took office.<p>Now, …

Jewish Culture

Fears over private property to fore in South African politics

ANC moving to amend constitution to permit expropriation of land without compensation<p>The thorny issue of land reform has risen to the top of South …

South Africa

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Derek Hough, Maureen Dowd to headline CSU festival

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Cleveland State University is having another <i>AHA!</i> moment.<p>For the second year, the college is bringing back its Arts and Humanities …

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

WashPost's Werner Calls Pompeo 'A Benghazi Bomb-Thrower'

Whenever establishment press reporters drop their masks of objectivity, de facto Democratic Party operatives or even hardened leftists almost …

Conservative View

The Whitney delivers with an artist double-header: Zoe Leonard and Grant Wood

Last week, the Whitney Museum of American Art snapped locals to rapt attention with a whipsaw double-header opening. Zoe Leonard: Survey (until 10 …

Art

Shades of the Dossier

Maureen Dowd: “Stormy Daniels’s real name is Stephanie Clifford, but she was called Peggy Peterson, or ‘P.P.’ (shades of the dossier!), and Trump was …

Stormy Daniels

Ifta winner John Connors spurns BBC over language issue

News (Ireland)

Let the Kids Talk — but That’s Not the End of Any Debate

In the aftermath of any atrocity, tragedy, or trauma, Americans tend to give a platform to the victims and their families. That’s a good and generous …

Conservative View

Kill Bill producer Lawrence Bender denies Uma Thurman car crash cover-up while apologising to actor

<i>Kill Bill</i> producer Lawrence Bender has apologised to Uma Thurman after the actor shared footage of a car crash on the set of the film that she claims …

Celebrity (UK)

13-year-old was 'down with this': Quentin Tarantino defends Roman Polanski

An incredulous Tarantino then went on to describe the situation as a "technicality".<p>"He didn't rape a 13-year-old. It was statutory rape...he had sex …

Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Tarantino Defended Roman Polanski In A 2003 Interview

"You can’t throw the word rape around," the director told Howard Stern in a recently resurfaced audio clip<p>On Monday, audio from a 2003 interview between Quentin Tarantino and Howard Stern resurfaced. Among the many topics discussed on the show, Stern asked the director about his support for …

Roman Polanski

Quentin Tarantino Explains His Treatment Of Uma Thurman, Calling The ‘Kill Bill’ Crash A ‘Horrendous Mistake’

The <i>New York Times</i> recently published Uma Thurman’s personal account of the emotional and physical trauma that she suffered while working with Harvey Weinstein and Quentin Tarantino. The piece detailed her sexual misconduct allegations against Weinstein, but the true bombshell of the Maureen …

Kill Bill

Quentin Tarantino Breaks His Silence On Uma Thurman's 'Kill Bill' Car Crash

The director gave a lengthy interview on the controversy<p>Quentin Tarantino has responded to Maureen Dowd’s recent Uma Thurman story in the <i>New York Times</i>, accepting responsibility for the actress’ car crash on the set of <i>Kill Bill</i>.<p>In a revealing interview with <i>Deadline</i>, the 54-year-old said that …

Quentin Tarantino

Uma Thurman: Quentin Tarantino 'Remorseful' Over 'Kill Bill' Crash

“I hold Lawrence Bender, E. Bennett Walsh, and the notorious Harvey Weinstein solely responsible,” actress says of the film’s producers<p><b>UPDATE Feb. 5,</b> …

Quentin Tarantino