Rachel Dry

Washington, D.C.

Features editor

Rachel Dry left The Post in January 2015.
Latest from Rachel Dry

The best comedy books of 2014, including ones by Poehler and Mandvi

Some highlights from a year of books by funny people, including Poehler, Amram and Mandvi.

December 21, 2014

Review: ‘Yes Please,’ by Amy Poehler

A memoir by the always honest, always hilarious star of “Parks and Recreation.”

October 29, 2014

Review: ‘Not That Kind of Girl,’ by Lena Dunham

The star of HBO’s “Girls” tells all — guardedly.

September 24, 2014

Joan Rivers, a pioneer herself, had a lot to say about pioneering female comedians

When her friend Phyllis Diller died, Joan Rivers noted with admiration that she had been refining jokes until the end.

September 4, 2014

Jenny Slate, Gillian Robespierre on ‘Obvious Child,’ their abortion movie — with jokes

The comic onstage is telling a fart joke, which wouldn’t seem to signal the beginning of a groundbreaking movie or a starmaking turn for an actor. But one should never underestimate the relatability o...

June 13, 2014

The Oprah-endorsed happiness guru and me

He’s a bestselling author and in-demand consultant, but when we li

May 30, 2014

Happy Holidays from the Obamas

By Rachel Dry, an editor for The Post’s Style section rachel.dry@washpost.com Illustration by Dear friends and family, We are so grateful to be celebrating our fifth holiday season in the Wh...

December 20, 2013

Podcasts are making more noise: Comedians taking a nontraditional route to TV

Pete Holmes is the latest to turn podcast success into a TV show

October 25, 2013

Steinbeck’s true enough ‘Travels With Charley’

Fabrications don’t tarnish a classic.

April 15, 2011