John Kelly

ColumnistWashington, D.C.


Is Howard Hughes awaiting resurrection in Ashburn? No, but funny you should mention it.

  • Feb 28, 2015

Exploring the use of Hebrew-, Farsi-, and English-languge Twitter networks to understand the dynamics of the Iran-Israel conflict over Iran’s nuclear program

  • Feb 25, 2015

Part 3: Romance schemers harvest U.S. military photographs to create fake dating profiles.

  • Feb 25, 2015

Part 2: Things take a dark turn in Montgomery County woman’s online dating odyssey.

  • Feb 24, 2015

Part 1: Looking for love online, “Dede” connects with a man who seems like he might be the one. Is he too good to be true?

  • Feb 23, 2015

The whirling snows of D.C. were the farthest thing from my mind out in sunny, traffic-choked Los Angeles.

  • Feb 22, 2015

Remembering “Doc” White. Plus: Enter the 2015 Squirrel Week Photo Contest!

  • Feb 11, 2015

The rules of entry for the 2015 Squirrel Week photo contest.

  • Feb 11, 2015

Pick a card, any card: Spending the evening with a group of Maryland magicians.

  • Feb 10, 2015

In the early 20th century, D.C. residents had their pick of clairvoyants.

  • Feb 9, 2015
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John Kelly writes "John Kelly's Washington," a daily look at Washington's less-famous side. Born in Washington, John started at The Post in 1989 as deputy editor in the Weekend section. Since then, he's edited Weekend, founded KidsPost and been a general assignment reporter in Metro. John is a graduate of Rockville High School and the University of Maryland and has done journalism fellowships at Harvard and Oxford. He once washed Julia Child's dirty dishes. In his spare time John plays drums in Washington's second-best Monkees cover band.
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