What did Christine Quinn do to deserve her lousy third-place finish Tuesday night in the New York Democratic mayoral primary? And is there any way to answer that question without pointing to her gender? Quinn was a capable candidate who spent the whole spring and summer as the all-but-anointed front-runner, enjoyed the support of much […]
Eliot Spitzer, who hopes to be New York City’s next comptroller, likes to screw with his socks on—calf-length black hose, the atavistic shadow of sock garters visible in the mind’s eye. That Spitzer paid for sex is not actually all that interesting. That he brought his nerdish Dudley Do-Right public persona to bed with him […]
Is Anthony Weiner — as Andrew Sullivan argued this week — a healthy, red-blooded American male, with a normal desire to play digital porn star in his private time? (“Would you let me hold your hair while you gagged on my cock?” he wrote in one of the sexts most recently revealed.) Or does he […]
On the mound, God is always with Mariano Rivera, in victory and defeat. But baseball is a boys’ game, not a calling. And now, as he prepares to hang up his cleats, the greatest closer baseball has ever seen is embarking on his real mission. **** As anyone who follows baseball knows, Mariano Rivera has […]
Hedge fund billionaire Paul Tudor Jones made controversial comments regarding women on Wall Street, saying babies are a ‘killer’ to a woman’s focus. Cosmopolitan’s Joanna Coles, Alexandra Lebenthal and New York Magazine’s Lisa Miller discuss with Joe Scarborough.
When NYU junior Jessica DeOliveira applied last year to spend time abroad at the university’s three-year-old satellite Abu Dhabi campus, she had dreams of speaking lots of Arabic, bargaining in souks, and soaking up the local culture. In reality, she has spent most of the past year, she says, holed up in a 45-story luxury […]
The older one looks like some kind of loser, a boxing maniac with a love for trashy Euro style. But Dzhokhar, the younger brother, well, he seems like a sweetie pie, with those moony eyes and that fuzzy halo of hair. Robin Young, a radio personality in Boston, threw a prom party in her backyard […]
Lisa Miller, contributing editor for New York Magazine, joins John Fugelsang on “Viewpoint” to discuss her article “The Retro Wife.” Miller also weighs in on three high-profile women who have sparked controversy surrounding the role of women in modern society: Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO and author of “Lean In,” Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer, and Anne-Marie […]
New York Magazine’s Lisa Miller, Cosmopolitan’s Joanna Coles and Debora Spar of Barnard College speak about Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg’s “lean in” argument, and how it differs from a new “lean out” trend seen among some women.
This Is (and Is Not) the ‘Retro Wife’ The Atlantic Wire, Mar 21, 2013 The reactions to New York magazine’s recent “Feminist Housewife” piece by Lisa Miller should surprise no one. They are as wide and varied as are the ways in … ‘Feminist Housewife’ Writer Lisa Miller Is Trying to Make ‘Lean Out … […]