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

Naomi Campbell Must Testify About That Blood Diamond, Says Court

Sex And The City Full Of Expensive Shit; Lady Gaga Wants Fashion…

Cooks Can't Stand The Heat At Julie And Julia NYC Premiere

Julie and Julia's NYC premiere at the Ziegfeld Theatre brought out not just Meryl and Amy, but Babs, Ray-Ray, Gayle, and... Katie Lee Joel? Anyway, all of them looked hot. Temperature-wise, that is. » 7/31/09 10:30am 7/31/09 10:30am

Do You "Feel" Your Age? Does Anyone?

If you didn't know how old you were, how old would you feel? This is not a trick question, but one posed by WoWoWow, the website targeted at old ladies, ha ha ha. Columnist Peggy Noonan says she feels 37; gossip Liz Smith feels 28; Joan Juliet Buck says 11 — she works at Vogue so go fig — and my answer is obviously… » 5/02/08 12:00pm 5/02/08 12:00pm

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