Mary Elizabeth Williams

Mary Elizabeth Williams is a staff writer for Salon and the author of "A Series of Catastrophes & Miracles."

Salon’s comments of the week: What’s “Hollywood’s best-disguised film noir”? Mary Elizabeth Williams
Does television ever get grief right? Mary Elizabeth Williams
Who’s your pick for 2018’s person of the year? Mary Elizabeth Williams
Beto, Bernie, Biden? Who’s the 2020 frontrunner? Mary Elizabeth Williams
Piers Morgan begs Donald Trump for a job: If this were performance art, it would be brilliant Mary Elizabeth Williams
Is “WASP nostalgia” just a dog whistle? Mary Elizabeth Williams
The exasperating Lena Dunham paradox: Heads she wins, tails we lose Mary Elizabeth Williams
The Grammy’s biggest snub of the year? Mary Elizabeth Williams
Is the alt-right dying out — or stronger than ever? Mary Elizabeth Williams
Salon’s reader comments of the week: “America has destroyed nuance” Mary Elizabeth Williams
Is removing adult content bad for business? Mary Elizabeth Williams
Does “Baby It’s Cold Outside” deserve a second chance? Mary Elizabeth Williams
Are we suffering from a national Trump personality disorder? Mary Elizabeth Williams
What’s the worst holiday movie ever made? Mary Elizabeth Williams
Will history forgive Paul Ryan? Mary Elizabeth Williams
Michelle Obama is right about leaning in — and about marriage Mary Elizabeth Williams
Get the lead out: Pencils are garbage Mary Elizabeth Williams
Salon’s reader comments of the week: “I’ve embraced my atheism” Mary Elizabeth Williams
Should a person be fired for their off-hours comments? Mary Elizabeth Williams
Do you have a full closet, and nothing to wear? Mary Elizabeth Williams
Will Trump make it to a full four-year term? Mary Elizabeth Williams
Can the US auto industry bounce back again? Mary Elizabeth Williams
Have you walked away from religion? Mary Elizabeth Williams
Give the joy of a dead woman’s sweater: The case for buying secondhand holiday gifts Mary Elizabeth Williams
Does your family still think climate change is fake news? Mary Elizabeth Williams
Forget tradition: Why not have a happy non-holiday instead? Mary Elizabeth Williams
Would you vote for a candidate who’s unfaithful? Mary Elizabeth Williams
Why haven’t your kids had a flu shot this year? Mary Elizabeth Williams
“The casting couch is real”: Author Karina Longworth on Hollywood’s long history of power abuse Mary Elizabeth Williams
Salon’s reader comments of the week: “I’m not ashamed to be disturbed by bigotry” Mary Elizabeth Williams
After all their recent scandals, do you still trust Facebook? Mary Elizabeth Williams
Do you think Trump will finish out his term? Mary Elizabeth Williams
Tell us: Thanksgiving doorbuster or a Xmas Eve procrastinator? Mary Elizabeth Williams
Tim Blake Nelson, Coen Brothers muse, “never expected to have a career as a film actor” Mary Elizabeth Williams
Tell us: Did your pet change your life for better — or worse? Mary Elizabeth Williams
When women can’t quit the emotional labor habit: “It’s hard to give up that gold star” Mary Elizabeth Williams
Terry O’Quinn, in touch with his tears: “A Doritos commercial with a dog in it” made him cry Mary Elizabeth Williams
Mira Sorvino worried she’d be blackballed over #MeToo: “Instead, we were the tip of a tidal wave” Mary Elizabeth Williams
How to survive Election Day — and the aftermath — without losing it Mary Elizabeth Williams
Michael Kelly credits Robin Wright with saving “House of Cards”: “You want to be on the Robin train” Mary Elizabeth Williams