Joe Heim

Writer and editorWashington, D.C.


The “Project Runway” star on whether he’d work for the FBI, changes in D.C. and being nice.

  • Sep 18, 2014

The singer for D.C.’s Fugazi on whether he’s misunderstood and the songs he wrote for his son

  • Sep 12, 2014

One of DC’s top developers--and an Olympic athlete--on Legos and Washington’s chronic problem.

  • Aug 29, 2014

Isaiah Anderson, who started driving a cab in 1953, on how D.C. has changed.

  • Aug 20, 2014

Ivanka Trump on her time in D.C., the Old Post Office Building project, and her father running for president

  • Aug 13, 2014

Is saving for a child’s college education a good idea? This author hasn’t saved a thing, and is hoping that’s okay.

  • Aug 11, 2014

Cardinal Donald Wuerl on Pope Francis, the role of women in the church and moral questions.

  • Aug 8, 2014

Movie director Mike Cahill explores the big questions in his new feature film, “I Origins.”

  • Aug 1, 2014

Bill McShea of the National Zoo on pandas as divas and why he’d choose the naked mole rat.

  • Jul 25, 2014

Donna Brazile on Hillary, Obama, and cocktails with George Will

  • Jul 18, 2014
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Joe Heim is an editor and writer for The Washington Post magazine. He has recently written about the role of presidents as consolers-in-chief and about Washingtonians personal experiences with gun violence. He also writes about odd things like public clocks, backward runners, turkey pardons and the guys who fix organ pipes. 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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