“Life is such a fucking disaster,” a prominent New York hedge fund manager said recently. “We all live in some kind of world we create for ourselves. And I think that what happened is that built into that world were very enlarged expectations about what life was going to be. There’s been this Read More
Ross Douthat, conservative op-ed columnist for the New York Times, was made visibly uncomfortable for a moment while onstage last night at the New School’s Tishman auditorium. Having sailed through a discussion titled “Meet the Neo-Cons: They’re Young, They’re Bright, They Tilt to the Right” alongside his friend and co-author Reihan Salam (Grand New Party: Read More
Ross Douthat, author of Privilege and newly minted New York Times columnist, has signed on with Simon & Schuster’s Free Press imprint for his next book. According to Emily Loose, who will edit Mr. Douthat on this project, the book will be about American Christianity.
“I can tell you that we consider him a brilliant and Read More
Just over four years ago, after George W. Bush was reelected by the smallest margin for an incumbent since Woodrow Wilson held off Charles Evans Hughes in 1916, a palpable sense somehow took hold in much of the media that Karl Rove's concept of a "permanent Republican majority" had been realized.
In this climate, it Read More
Could Tucker Carlson dance his way into politics? Last week, The New York Times‘ Opinionator blog wondered just that, noting, "the former ‘Crossfire’ host and former writer for The Weekly Standard, among other magazines, may seek the nomination of the Libertarian Party, according to a rumor making the rounds Read More
The entire point of the peep-toe heel is that it provides a daring and sexy glimpse of toe cleavage. For the women of Washington, D.C., the peep-toe shoe is now de rigueur—but it is nearly always worn with stockings. So instead of toes, all that can be seen is a chaste off-flesh glimpse of hose Read More