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Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 05/31/2012

More than 11 million have seen this marriage proposal

Watch the video of Isaac Lamb’s live lip-dub marriage proposal. Would you want your proposal to be seen across the Internet?

By Michael Katz  |  09:15 AM ET, 05/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 05/29/2012

Pr. George’s gun control bill: What do you think?

Prince George’s County is considering a bill requiring people convicted of gun crimes to register and regularly check in with police. Would you support such a bill?

By Michael Katz  |  10:16 AM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 05/29/2012

Chatological Humor: Are all the war fallen “heroes?”

We begin today with a bit of a Memorial Day kerfuffle over the recent pronouncement of MSNBC’s Chris Hayes, who said he’s “uncomfortable” with use of the term “hero” to describe America’s recent war dead. Here’s a vid of him saying it: Link

By Gene Weingarten  |  09:42 AM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 05/29/2012

Chatological Humor: Are all the war fallen “heroes?”

We begin today with a bit of a Memorial Day kerfuffle over the recent pronouncement of MSNBC’s Chris Hayes, who said he’s “uncomfortable” with use of the term “hero” to describe America’s recent war dead. Here’s a vid of him saying it: Link

By Gene Weingarten  |  09:42 AM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:33 PM ET, 05/27/2012

Chatologial Humor: Ugliness Poll (Female-Unattractive)

This poll was suggested by a reader, who sent in the following post from a message group: "I'm ugly. How do I proceed?...”

By Gene Weingarten  |  05:33 PM ET, 05/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:29 PM ET, 05/27/2012

Chatologial Humor: Ugliness Poll (Female-Attractive)

This poll was suggested by a reader, who sent in the following post from a message group: "I'm ugly. How do I proceed?...”

By Gene Weingarten  |  05:29 PM ET, 05/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 05/27/2012

Chatologial Humor: Ugliness Poll (Male-Unattractive)

This poll was suggested by a reader, who sent in the following post from a message group: "I'm ugly. How do I proceed?...”

By Gene Weingarten  |  05:26 PM ET, 05/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:25 PM ET, 05/27/2012

Chatologial Humor: Ugliness Poll (Male-Attractive)

This poll was suggested by a reader, who sent in the following post from a message group: "I'm ugly. How do I proceed?...”

By Gene Weingarten  |  05:25 PM ET, 05/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 05/24/2012

Golden Gate Bridge Turns 75: Virtual walk along San Francisco’s iconic structure

If you’ve never visited the Golden Gate Bridge, here is your chance to experience it virtually.

By Michael Katz  |  01:18 PM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:36 AM ET, 05/18/2012

Chuck Brown and music that defines a place

By T.J. Ortenzi and Mark S. Luckie  |  12:36 AM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 05/17/2012

Donna Summer’s biggest YouTube hits

We count down Donna Summer’s most popular songs on YouTube, including “Hot Stuff,” “Last Dance,” and “On the Radio.”

By Mark S. Luckie  |  03:34 PM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 05/10/2012

Is Mitt Romney’s high school bio relevant to his 2012 campaign?

By Washington Post editors  |  11:03 AM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 05/09/2012

Obama backs gay marriage: Reader reactions on Twitter

Obama endorsed same-sex marriage which immediately set off a flurry of reactions on Twitter.

By Ryan Kellett and Mark Luckie  |  04:11 PM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 05/08/2012

Mother’s Day 2012: Your best mom quotes #momtoldme

We’re soliciting mom quotes. Share yours with us using the hashtag #momtoldme.

By Ryan Kellett  |  04:00 PM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mother's day

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 05/08/2012

Maurice Sendak: How well do you know the ‘Wild Things’ author?

Everyone knows Maurice Sendak’s illustrations and books. But how well do you know the late author who produced these works?

By Washington Post editors  |  03:09 PM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 05/07/2012

National Teacher Day: What makes a great teacher?

Here’s our teacher appreciation idea for National Teacher Day: Help us create a teaching guide based on your favorite teachers.

By Michael Katz  |  11:59 AM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:39 PM ET, 05/03/2012

Cinco de Mayo: How much do you really know about Mexico?

How much do you know about Mexico and its Cinco de Mayo holiday?

By William Booth  |  05:39 PM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mexico

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 05/03/2012

When will the Nationals truly ‘take back the park’?

We’ve arrived at the biggest weekend so far on the Nationals schedule: Washington’s first series against the Phillies. Will Nats fans be there?

By Michael Katz  |  04:30 PM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 05/02/2012

Weingarten: Are these stings okay?

Once again in the news this morning is a government sting of dubious – or, at least debatable -- merit. It’s a good story featuring photos of People Who Should be Convicted on Mug Shot Alone, an oeuvre of photo that is a staple of my Twitter feed. link.

By Gene Weingarten  |  09:45 AM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 05/01/2012

Osama bin Laden death: How did you find out?

How did you hear about Osama bin Laden’s killing? It’s been a year since the U.S. Navy SEAL raid that resulted in the death of the al-Queda leader.

By Michael Katz  |  04:22 PM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 05/01/2012

Gene Weingarten: Which name is best?

Here are 12 of the winners of the Style Invitational’s annual “Foaling Around” contest, published on Saturday. You are going to choose your favorites, and in so doing you will be weighing in on the main point of contention between me and The Empress of the Style Invitational. But for our minor yet fundamental disagreement over the value of “clever” versus “funny” in the judging of humor, The Empress and I would long ago have left our respective spouses and set up an S&M love nest together in Zurich.

By Gene Weingarten  |  10:25 AM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 04/30/2012

Gene Weingarten: Good taste, bad taste polls (Men)

Are the following items in good or bad taste?

By Gene Weingarten  |  03:22 PM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 04/30/2012

Gene Weingarten: Good taste, bad taste polls (Women)

Are the following items in good or bad taste?

By Gene Weingarten  |  03:20 PM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 04/30/2012

Jimmy Kimmel vs. Barack Obama: Who had better White House Correspondents’ Dinner jokes?

Barack Obama and Jimmy Kimmel brought top-quality jokes for the White House Correspondents’ Dinner speeches.

By Michael Katz  |  12:26 PM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 04/30/2012

Do you feel safer a year after Osama bin Laden’s death?

As we approach the anniversary of the May 2, 2011 death of Osama bin Laden, it’s a good time for reflection.

By Michael Katz  |  10:59 AM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:38 AM ET, 04/30/2012

Best WHCD tweets: When Dakota’s dress got stuck on Arianna’s

The 2012 White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner is a memory now, but we’ll always have these tweets to remind us of the ridiculous conversations, awkward moments, bruised egos and moments of clarity that happen when journalists hang with celebrities.

By T.J. Ortenzi  |  09:38 AM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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