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Rachel Simon

Wall Street Journal

Raleigh, NC, United States

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Past articles by Rachel:

12 Best Gifts for a First-Time Dad

From sleep gadgets to matching sneakers, this carefully curated list has items he’ll love → Read More

Rachel Simon: How abortion clinic protesters are emboldened by Supreme Court's Roe draft opinion leak

Anti-abortion protesters have long tormented patients. But I can confirm the Supreme Court's draft opinion added terrifying fuel to protesters’ fires. → Read More

Showtime's 'Yellowjackets' is the best new show you're not watching

“Yellowjackets” is not just one of the most entertaining new TV series of 2021; it's one of the most necessary, too. → Read More

Paul Rudd is People's Sexiest Man Alive 2021. It's about time.

Paul Rudd is People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive 2021. And it's about time star of Marvel's 'Ant-Man,' 'Clueless' and 'This is 40' got his Hollywood props → Read More

HBO Max's Brittany Murphy doc doesn't do its Hollywood star justice

This is a documentary that cares primarily about leaving viewers gossiping. → Read More

From Billie Eilish to Lil Nas X, Time100's Gen Z honorees share a common cause

This generation’s stars are distinguishing themselves for what they champion outside of their art. → Read More

Prepping for the Year of Many, Many Weddings

After much holdover, nuptials are back on for 2022 and invites are piling up. But just because you’re ready to get out and celebrate doesn’t mean your wallet is. → Read More

I'm 5'2" and Never Thought I Could Wear Maxi Dresses Until I Tried This Brand

These maxi dresses from the brand Bobeau fit my petite self perfectly. Here's my review. → Read More

These Jelly Sandals Are the Colorful, Comfy Throwback You Need In Your Life

Hush Puppies' Jelly Strap Wedge sandals are the perfect throwback to the '90s while featuring upgrades to make them even better. → Read More

Justin Bieber's 'Justice' album lyrics suggest he's found his happy place

The singer has been labeled the ultimate “wife guy” for a reason. But Bieber's new album proves artists don’t have to be in pain to make great music. → Read More

This Benzoyl Peroxide Face Wash Finally Cleared Up My Hormonal Acne After *Years*

The PanOxyl Acne Creamy Wash, available for less than $10 on Amazon, has helped my skin more than any other product. Here's why this benzoyl peroxide face wash worked so well. → Read More

Kelly Clarkson Claims Her Ex-Husband's Company Defrauded Her Out of Millions

Kelly Clarkson filed documents alleging that she deserves to regain money given to her ex-husband Brandon Blackstock's management company. Here's what to know. → Read More

Patty Jenkins Will be the First Woman to Direct a ‘Star Wars’ Movie

The 'Wonder Woman' filmmaker's take on the iconic series will hit theaters Christmas 2023. → Read More

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are 'Time's Person of the Year After Their History-Making Win

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were named the 'Time' Person of the Year, beating out several major contenders. Here's waht to know. → Read More

Emmys 2020: 'Schitt's Creek' deserves its awards show swan song

Wouldn't it be nice for the underdog to come out on top for once? Especially when that underdog is as kind-hearted, funny and beautifully representative as this show is. → Read More

These Fuzzy Socks Are Infused With Aloe Vera, and Yes, They're as Comfy as They Sound

I basically live in fuzzy socks, and I'm obsessed with these aloe vera-infused pairs from Earth Therapeutics. Read my review and shop them here. → Read More

This Sonic Electric Toothbrush has Totally Changed the Way I Brush My Teeth

I tested out the Philips Sonicare ProtectiveClean 6100, a sonic electric toothbrush, to see if it would up my brushing game. Here's my review. → Read More

HBO Max's 'American Pickle' suggests Seth Rogen is the new king of comfort comedy

For those who still think of Rogen primarily as the immature, pot-smoking sidekick of Judd Apatow, his transformation might seem surprising. Believe it. → Read More

These Nordstrom stud earrings have become my go-to everyday jewelry

These Uncommon James by Kristin Cavallari stud earrings, selling at Nordstrom for $59.99, have become a regular part of my wardrobe. Find out why I'm obsessed with this gorgeous pair of earrings that can be dressed up or down and always get me compliments. → Read More

My Mom, My Dad and Amazon’s Alexa

Watching my parents play “Jeopardy!” with Alexa gave me an illuminating window into their marriage — one that showed who they were as a couple, without me. → Read More