Until the past year or so, Rachel herself was no real "looker", by any means. She has finally allowed herself to get a little glammed up and looks much better than she used to. She could go even further, in my opinion. More eye-make up in particular, more blush and gloss.
Jeroen Krabbe at R3.
Rachel is a classy-looking butch woman, and believe me -- those women are hard to find. She could have a much better-looking partner.
"I make all the effort in the world to look fuckable and this overweight, old, unappealing woman lands Rachel Maddow???? Anyone please explain, I don''t get it."%0D\
Perhaps Rachel isn''t a total raging cunt in private life. %0D\
Try it, you might like it. %0D\
Sorry, R10 -- that girl''s not butch. Short hair does not a butch make.
That bleached bitch is merely yesterday''s warm up act for the purring diesel powerpussy with a throbbing hot hyphen.
It was love at first sight according to Rachel.
Haven''t they been together for over 15 years?\
I remember reading somewhere that Maddow was finishing her thesis and knocked on Miluka''s door asking for yard work. They fell in love and Maddow moved in (they still have the same house).\
Look at the photo of Maddow just before she went to Oxford. She was definitely no looker. Her recent success has turned her into a ''classy butch''. She''s hardly going to say ''see ya'' to Miluka, unless she is some shallow cunt (which I don''t believe she is).
Typical lesbian love story. Woman knocks on door asking for yard work, moves in.
Can't resist necro-reply here.
Ms. Mikula is an artist, and is obviously lovely to anyone with eyes.
I would suggest the only unappealing person here is the original questioner, who is obviously shallow. Is anything less appealing than a whiney, self-obsessed narcissist? Give me barely plump and well-adjusted any day!
[quote]More eye-make up in particular, more blush and gloss
UGH! NO. That would be so unattractive and wrong!
I like her like this:
[quote]Rachel is a classy-looking butch woman, and believe me -- those women are hard to find
Susan looks like she'd be a lot of fun. So what if she's chubby? The two of them look pretty happy together.
Rachel Maddow looks like a dude!! Ugh.
she just looks like harry potter
I'm betting she's hot in the sack.
I think she's beautiful. But I'm not afraid of curves.
To each their own.
The ugliest people are the one's who care way to much about what other people find attractive.
They're both fucking hot.
I think they look cute together.
[quote]Look at the photo of Maddow just before she went to Oxford. She was definitely no looker.
Speak for yourself. Plenty of girls I know find that shaved-headed nerdy butch totally attractive.
Susan projects a zaftig, Mother Earth thing. She seems sweet.
And some of those Mother Earth are complete MANIACS in bed.
Not nearly as bad as Cynthia Nixon and her partner.
BTW, what's up with Rachel's neck? Is she part giraffe?
She's probably a smart cookie. Looks sooner or later go but stupidity lasts forever. I like Maddow, but she packs no sexual heat.
she was great with a shaved head. That look was very 'in' at the time, too
I've been around Maddow in person. Honestly, she was surprisingly sexy; I never thought so from watching her on her show. She was also surprisingly thin. I say "surprisingly" because she doesn't seem to have a body type that would look much bigger on camera--but apparently she does.
I hope they're happy and that that they're as non-superficial as they seem.
Did anyone post RM's high school portrait yet? That's always a fave.
I think the two of them make a very attractive couple. The only one who needs to see the beauty in her mate is Rachel and she obviously does.
It's a good sign that Rachel wouldn't fit in well on Datalounge. She appears to be a woman with a balanced educated mind. We won't discuss her obvious superior ethics.
I'm hoping Rachel is a sample of gay people to come in this century. The stuff form the 20th by and large was all damaged goods.
[quote] So what if she's chubby
Did you see the link at R9?
That ain't chubby. That's obese.
I'm mostly straight but I definitely would get my lez on with Rachel. Especially with the butch hair. And I am as girly-girl as you can get.
[quote]I'm mostly straight but I definitely would get my lez on with Rachel. Especially with the butch hair. And I am as girly-girl as you can get.
What the fuck does that even mean?
There's some hot pics of Rachel by Susan on her website (at least we think it's Rachel.) They're not explicit at all, just off center compostions that capture a torso, a shoulder and some hands in her lap. I can't explain it but they're fucking sultry.
I'm betting these two definitely have a sex life most of us would envy.
OP...plenty of straight couples lose their looks as they age. Plenty of men and woman get fat. And if they weren't all that attractive to begin with, well then, it can go downhill quickly.
This isn't just a lesbian thing; it's a universal thing.
Rachel and Susan aren't oil paintings, but who the hell is? Who did you want Rachel to marry...Linda Evangelista?
I'd say any woman or man for that matter would be goddamn lucky to have Rachel as a partner. Sorry for you that Susan isn't a household name, but she may be a great person. At least Rachel thinks so.
They're both attractive. Also, from what I've seen of her every day on the news for several years now, I have confidence in Rachel Maddow's taste.
Except for the jackets. I frequently look at her jackets and cringe. I'm sure TRMS has a decent clothing budget, including tailoring and alterations. Her makeup is fine as it is, her hair is fine, the sneakers, t-shirts and jeans are fine. It's really just the jackets.
Clearly, I am over-invested in Ms. Maddow's jackets.
r42 have you watched the show the past couple of days? I think someone in MSNBC wardrobe has taken the cue . Her jackets are fitting much more nicely these days.
Rachel wears the same jackets constantly. She blends into the woodwork. She needs to be a little perkier. Thankfully, her bright white face stands out like a beacon because, well, she's not big on make-up.
I just watched it on DVD. I only half heard it yesterday while I was doing other things. I can't even remember her jacket tonight. Maybe it really is better.
She's still in the DVD, I'll take a look after I finish watching Lawrence. At the moment he's in full rant, which I enjoy.
Perhaps if you were less off an asshole you could get someone like that as well.
If Maddow were an attractive man you'd all be up in arms about "his fat, older wife."
There's no woodwork on that set, Katie.
Personally I don't really have an issue with the jackets. But a couple days ago I noticed they switched it up and she wore a bright blue collarless jacket and I thought it was good on her and good on the set.
I really like the dark pin striped number she wore on election night. That was sharp.
I saw her do a live show once. She is skinny and seemed to have a small frame. I couldn't judge her height because I was watching from above but she had a great presence about her. The best part was when she asked the audience afterwards if they had any questions or fact-checking for the show they did.
I think she's lost more weight recently, I hope she's not getting carried away with it.
W&W for r47.
Fuck off, hall monitor @ r47.
To begin, I'll bet she knows that one question mark per interrogatory sentence is sufficient.
To continue, I'd guess she doesn't spend time on the internet criticizing people like a bully with a bruised ego.
She's not unattractive. And she looks like a decent sort. With more creative, sensual ability than Maddow — who, for all her brilliance, seems a bit wooden.
It seems plausible that these two would complement each other.
Gay guy here who thinks Susan is lovely. To compare her with Holly Petraeus just because they're both heavy is the height of stupid.
If this were anyone but St. Rachel, EVERYONE here would be persecuting Susan for being a fat frump. Be honest!
[quote]To compare her with Holly Petraeus just because they're both heavy is the height of stupid.
How was I comparing them in the looks? I was merely pointing out that in a similar (hetero) situation the wife got vilified for letting herself go.
I agree with R53.
I think they look terrific. I do wish Rachel was a guy because I'm in love with her.
r54, 53. And those comments are misogynist as well, sorry. I don't begrudge people their fun and don't really bother with those threads because they just don't interest me but it's not right in that context either.
In any event, I don't think there is really a comparison between the two women. I just enjoy discussing Maddow more than Mrs. Petraeus. I do think Susan is cute and stylish (in the second photo). She has a great smile and seems to emit a very sexy and warm demeanor.
But again, I say that as a dyke who isn't afraid of curves belly, and large breasts.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Obviously Rachel thinks Susan is beautiful. This just makes Rachel more of a real person to me. They r lucky to have found each other. And really if I can't have her I hope she stays w Susan. Id hate to c her slut it up. U stay w Susan babygirl!
[quote]Id hate to c her slut it up. U stay w Susan babygirl!
You are not on Twitter, dear. Write full sentences, please.
"Maybe she makes her laugh." To quote Marcus from Sex in the City.
In response to r58: who made you the grammar police? I'll post however I want.
Not that you should give a shit what an anonymous poster thinks of you, but whenever I see such spelling I think the writer must be intellectually lazy or uneducated.
In that picture of the two them Susan looks okay (reminds me of Susan Estrich), but Rachel looks downright freakish!
That's all well and good OP, but you forgot to work on your personality.
Dear god, why are we digging up this thread again?
I know too many vain, shallow people who are very lonely.
To really love is love someone whether or not they fit some narrow cultural ideal.
Because really, who does? If those who who come the closest start aging at some point.
Vain, shallow people -- AT DATALOUNGE?????????
Say it ain't so!
To 58: ur right...I don't give a shit what u think.
They are a wonderful-looking couple and they only enhance each other's attractiveness.
[quote]To 58: ur right...I don't give a shit what u think.
Nobody gives a shit what a lazy speller thinks.
They are both pieces of shit.
I would be embarrassed to walk around with that thing.
They look great together and I hope they stay that way. 15 years is terrific.
Are there any current pics of the gf?
Has she lost ANY weight..... because at r9's link, she looks like a whale.
OP, maybe you're too angry for Rachel. Go to Mich-fest or something
R4 makes me want to vomit.
I am guessing Susan Mikula is very intelligent, talented, wealthy, and GGG in bed, as Dan Savage would say. I think most people make an exception for that combo.
There is no way a whale can be excellent in bed....
Bitch can hardly move.
WTF. Mikula is overweight, yes, but she's hardly a whale with mobility issues.
Rachel Maddow obviously has mommy issues.
I concur, r80.
Do we know anything about her mother. Did she reject Rachel or something?
Rachel Maddow is actually a very attractive woman. Have you ever seen her high school pictures? Goregous. Why she chose to be with an older woman (who I'm sure dates her by at least 10 years) is interesting. Probably love right? She really could have any woman she wanted though, and even in some eyes (especially based on her High School pix) any man she wanted, if she wanted a man.
think again delusional fangirl
I met one of Maddow's ex-girlfriend. Attractive, smart, tall thin and dark-haired. Same age. They broke up because their jobs took them to opposite coasts. The one I met said Rachel was always reading and was faily intense by not unmanageable.
As Woody Allen says, the heart wants what it wants.
If people are together because they love each other, that's cool. I'm not gonna be judging that.
Wow, I wish people would judge my current level of attractiveness on my high school pictures - I looked great back then.
Wow. Who knew all you sad queens who live alone in walk-ups and post here on Christmas Day could be so envious of two women who love each other and have a long term relationship?
I am jealous.
More shallow bitches. Shut up.
geez really? you guys should read back over all of your douche bag comments...how lame and shallow...and typical..grow the fuck up
It appears to me that Rachael is much less shallow than those who are complaining about her partner's age or body. I say to Rachael you go girl ....follow your heart and love whom ever you want! To the complainer.... Get a life!
I've heard that story about "yardwork" and that's how they met. It's so bizarre, it may be true.
But - really?
Seriously, Rachel's no looker herself. Anyway, the macula lady is cute, she's just real chubby is all. She can still lose weight.
Rachel Maddow's not out of her league at all, not mismatched.
Well as long as you take the time to look fuckable come over to the straight side, I'm sure there are plenty of guys who would oblige and indulge you.