Rachel Maddow unadorned

Even after landing The Rachel Maddow Show with MSNBC and compromising with the producers over make-up and a more mainstream appearance, Rachel can still be seen without make-up, rocking nerdy glasses, and wishing us all a happy new year.


Posted by on December 30th, 2009 at 04:00 pm

Category: video 8 comments »

8 Responses to “Rachel Maddow unadorned”

  1. Beth

    I want Rachel to be my big sister.

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  2. Julian

    I love her soooo much.

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  3. Anja Flower

    I would like to second the above comments; I, too, love her soooooo much and would like her to be my big sister. The thrill to me of seeing a smart, funny, progressive, gender-nonconforming queer on national television never goes away. The make-up and contacts certainly aren’t unattractive per se, but mmmy goodness she is so adorable and handsome without them!

    Keith Olbermann, on the other hand, I’m a bit grumpy at. He had Michael Musto on air making jokes at homophobic beauty queen Carrie Prejean’s expense. I was amused – until Musto made a joke about how they didn’t just secretly give her a boob job, they secretly cut her dick off, too. Michael Musto is openly and visibly gay. He should know better than to make trans jokes.

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  4. Anonymous

    Is it wrong that I kind of want to steal her and keep her to myself? She is awesome and I never tire of hearing her wittily yet respectfully destroy right wing conservative nut jobs. Way too adorable w/ those glasses.

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  5. danika

    noooo, rachel maddow said “rule of thumb”.

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  6. Margo

    Let’s hope she doesn’t know what “rule of thumb” means. It is an awful phrase. But I still think she’s a hottie, especially now that I’ve seen her with her in glasses and no make up.

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  7. Arron Mcquirk

    Lol…where would we be without our daily dose of TV (or DVR)!

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  8. Jessica

    The folk etymology that “rule of thumb” has anything to do with beating your wife is false. According to what I saw on the Snopes message board, “the phrase is almost certainly an allusion to the fact that the first joint an adult thumb measures roughly one inch, literally a rule (or ruler) of thumb. Since human dimensions vary, any measurement so taken would be only a rough approximation and not to be trusted where precision was required.”

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