Jaime Fuller

Jaime Fuller is a former associate editor at The American Prospect

Recent Articles

Daily Meme: Obama Puts the NSA in Time-Out

  • After months and months of revelations spurred by Edward Snowden's files from the National Security Agency—including one yesterday about the 200 million text messages that the NSA collects every day—Obama took the podium today to unveil a massive rework of our country's surveillance systems. 

Falling Down the Rabbit Hole of NYC’s Lena Dunham Obsession

Vogue Magazine

Just as twentysomethings aren’t the ones writing about millennials (that would be Ross Douthat), Lena Dunham’s contemporaries aren’t the demographic that considers Girls its television muse. No, that would be over-twentysomething men, who make up over 20 percent of the show’s viewership and a perhaps even healthier percentage of the bylines featuring name drops of Dunham in the New York media (this would also be Ross Douthat). Everyone who’s been having heart palpitations over Hannah Horvath’s desire to be a voice of a generation seems to have missed the New York old guard’s intention of making her the voice of the whole damn city.

Daily Meme: And There Was Much Rejoicing (and Gloating)

  • The New York Times editorial board: "He said Tuesday that New Jersey’s citizens 'deserve better.' He is certainly right about that."
  • George Packer: "I was there in Tampa in August, 2012, for Governor Chris Christie’s keynote address at the Republican National Convention, and from the first line I knew this guy was trouble."

Daily Meme: The Worst Moments in American History, Food Edition

  • Although we are less than two weeks into 2014, the scandal that will dominate the rest of the year, nay the century, is obvious. What in hell inspired Bill de Blasio to eat pizza, that cheesy communion wafer with which New Yorkers worship their city,