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‘Dork Diaries’: The book empire built one awkward moment at a time

(April Greer / April Greer For The Washington Post)

  • ‘Dork Diaries’: The book empire built one awkward moment at a time

    ‘Dork Diaries’: The book empire built one awkward moment at a time

    As No. 9 in the tween series comes out, we look at who got the last laugh.

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  • The day I stood up to The Man

    The day I stood up to The Man

    High school grads, what you do now is what you’ll see when you look back.

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  • 2015 Spring Dining Guide

    2015 Spring Dining Guide

    Tom Sietsema revisits 14 restaurants. Which are better than ever, and which are the worse for wear?

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Date Lab

Date Lab: She’s already a winner in his book

Date Lab: She’s already a winner in his book

At first sight, he said, “Wow!” She said, “Great!” Will the rest of this couple’s evening be as beautiful?

Plate Lab

The art of a light repast

The art of a light repast

PLATE LAB | Simple technique and best ingredients elevate Bertrand Chemel’s grilled salmon salad.

The Working World

@Work Advice: What the h--- does this colleague think she’s doing?

@Work Advice: What the h--- does this colleague think she’s doing?

Plus: Challenge a co-worker who is “rough around the edges”? Or wait and see if she has redeeming values?

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Dilbert

Dilbert

The comic strip runs weekly in The Washington Post Magazine.

Gene Weingarten’s Below the Beltway

Tom Sietsema’s Dining

Ask Tom: Readers sound off on pet peeves, literal and figurative

Ask Tom: Readers sound off on pet peeves, literal and figurative

Should reviews include a ‘light check’? Should Americans be more welcoming of dogs, like the French?

Just Asking

The director of the National Firearms Museum shoots from the hip

The director of the National Firearms Museum shoots from the hip

Jim Supica talks about what makes a great gun — and weighs in on whether he’s a good shot

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Mine

Mine: The ladybug box

Mine: The ladybug box

After her daughter’s death, a mother sees signs of her spirit everywhere

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Street Smart

Street Smart: Filomena Ristorante, Georgetown

Street Smart: Filomena Ristorante, Georgetown

Real pasta mama in Georgetown

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Apptitude

App review: Use hotel loyalty points programs? Check out StayAtHand

App review: Use hotel loyalty points programs? Check out StayAtHand

Application started by former Marriott execs also offers intriguing search options.

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Second Glance, Crossword & Crunched

Second Glance

Find the 12 differences between the original photograph, top, and the altered photograph, center. Answers at bottom. (Degree of difficulty: advanced.) For more Second Glance puzzles, click here.

Sunday Crossword

Merl Reagle’s crossword puzzle appears weekly in The Washington Post Magazine.

The biggest cluster of creative class cities is not where you might expect

Seven out of the top 20 are clustered in one area and they’re no where near Silicon Valley

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