Joe Heim

Writer and editorWashington, D.C.


The festival co-founder explains how movies can bridge the military-civilian gap.

  • May 14, 2015

The victims include a young man who dreamed of becoming a Navy SEAL, a husband and father, and the head of an education technology firm.

  • May 13, 2015

The garage’s collapse has created havoc for stores as some observers wonder about the hotel’s renovation.

  • May 8, 2015

For Mother’s Day, Just Asking went straight to the source: Mrs. Heim.

  • May 8, 2015

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
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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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