Rebecca Dana is a former senior correspondent for The Daily Beast. A former editor and reporter for The Wall Street Journal, she has also written for The New York Times, The New York Observer, Rolling Stone, and Slate, among other publications.


Pat Sajak thinks global warming alarmists are ‘unpatriotic racists.’ Read this story from 2010: The rest of Hollywood may swing left, but from Pat Sajak’s new National Review column to Chuck Woolery, game show hosts are the right’s secret weapon. Rebecca Dana exposes the TV staple’s true colors.


Olympian Ryan Lochte has parlayed his success in London into front-row seats at New York Fashion Week. And that's just the beginning. Rebecca Dana on his upcoming menswear collection, reality-TV projects—and a line of bedding.

America’s Sweethearts

Dating a Kennedy, never mind marrying one, is fraught with peril. Rebecca Dana compiles history’s lessons on the subject.

Opening Slide: The 22-year-old pop star Taylor Swift has taken up with 18-year-old Conor Kennedy, son of RFK Jr. and the late Mary Kennedy. It's only been a few weeks, but she's reportedly already looking at real estate in Hyannis Port. Here’s a rundown of some of the other women who have been linked romantically with the Kennedy clan.


Drew Barrymore and ‘Housewife’ Ramona Singer are stepping into winemaking. Rebecca Dana has a taste test.

HBO Documentary

Ardent birders will devote hours to spot that elusive cardinal or bluebird. Rebecca Dana talks to Jeffrey Kimball about the joys of bird watching, and his new film, Birders: The Central Park Effect, which airs July 16 on HBO.