Vogue Writer Tries, Fails to Successfully Justify Fawning Asma al-Assad…

Forget the tens of thousands of people who've died since Bashar al-Assad started slaughtering opponents of his regime in March 2011. The real victim of the ongoing Syrian massacre is Joan Juliet Buck, the writer whose Vogue article on Assad's glamorous wife, Asma, cost her "my livelihood and end[ed] the association I… » 7/30/12 2:55pm 7/30/12 2:55pm

Over-40 Women's Website Is Destined For Failure

There's a big splashy article in today's New York Times about the launch of Wowowow.com, a new website for women over 40 founded by NY Post gossip dowager Liz Smith, former presidential speechwriter Peggy Noonan, ex-Simon and Schuster president Joni Evans, 60 Minutes correspondent Leslie Stahl, and ad exec Mary Wells.… » 3/06/08 1:30pm 3/06/08 1:30pm

'Vogue': There Are Dumber Things To Read This Weekend, But At Least…

Sometimes magazines make promises they can't keep on their covers. The cover-touted "Once Burned, Twice Shy: One Woman's Tale of Tanning Abstinence" in next month's Vogue is not an example of this. What you see is what you get: this is the story of a single woman, Joan Juliet Buck, not claiming to represent any sort… » 6/22/07 5:17pm 6/22/07 5:17pm