Joe Heim

Writer and editorWashington, D.C.


Colquitt was the D.C. go-go band’s manager. His girlfriend, Jeri Whorton, was killed Sunday, too.

  • May 4, 2015

The cable-news host and journalist on asking for a raise and her influence on “House of Cards.”

  • May 1, 2015

Jason Miskiri’s point guard play and his restaurant drew admiration. Then he pleaded guilty to drug dealing.

  • Apr 25, 2015

The new chief on the various ways to perform

  • Apr 17, 2015

The 59-year-old Va. man, fatally shot Thursday night, was remembered for loving his family, friends and Fords.

  • Apr 10, 2015

Paddles pleads with hordes of visitors to D.C. not to climb the trees or pick the blossoms. And people listen.

  • Apr 10, 2015

Wayne A.I. Frederick offers the best advice you can give a college student today.

  • Apr 10, 2015

Famed culinary figure Patrick O’Connell on food allergies and reacting to reviews.

  • Apr 3, 2015

  • Mar 27, 2015
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Joe Heim is an editor and writer for The Washington Post magazine where he writes Just Asking, a weekly Q&A column. He has recently written stories about the future of candy, not saving for your kids for college, the role of presidents as consolers-in-chief and Washingtonians personal experiences with gun violence. He was born in Morocco and lived in Kenya and Haiti before moving to exotic suburbs of Philadelphia in 6th grade. Joe is a graduate of Villanova University and UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism. He lives in the District with his wife and two children.
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