The Washington Post Magazine

Cover & Feature Stories

No Aug. 30 Magazine

  • No Aug. 30 Magazine

    No Aug. 30 Magazine

    Look for new stories next week.

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  • Scandals usually end political careers. Not Joe Morrissey’s.

    Scandals usually end political careers. Not Joe Morrissey’s.

    Everyone wants former Virginia delegate Joe Morrissey to go away — except maybe his constituents.

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  • How a member of the cleaning staff became the most sought-after SoulCycle instructor

    How a member of the cleaning staff became the most sought-after SoulCycle instructor

    Wayne Phillips is known for his chiseled physique, tough classes and creative playlists.

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Date Lab

Plate Lab

Potatoes baked in butter, then fried in oil: What’s not to like?

Potatoes baked in butter, then fried in oil: What’s not to like?

PLATE LAB | A chef’s sublime side dish is something any dinner party host would be proud to serve.

The Working World

Work Advice: Leave issues should not be left unturned

Work Advice: Leave issues should not be left unturned

Vacation and sick pay problems include when to use the days and being asked to pay them back.

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Dilbert

Dilbert

The comic strip runs weekly in The Washington Post Magazine.

Gene Weingarten’s Below the Beltway

Oh, SNAP

Oh, SNAP

If you’re okay regulating poor people based on ignorant stereotypes, let’s do the same with politicians.

Tom Sietsema’s Dining

Beefsteak review: Making vegetables bright, beautiful — and fast

Beefsteak review: Making vegetables bright, beautiful — and fast

2 stars | José Andrés’s fast-casual concept delivers on its promise of celebrating plant-based meals.

Just Asking

Flag day: An NFL official on making the call, dealing with complaints

Flag day: An NFL official on making the call, dealing with complaints

Veteran ref Adrian Hill says players being upset about calls is just part of the job.

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Mine

Mine: The keychain

Mine: The keychain

A teacher reflects on everything that comes through her classroom window.

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Street Smart

The Yards on steady path as emerging site for locals and visiting guests alike

The Yards on steady path as emerging site for locals and visiting guests alike

On 42 acres near Nationals Park, there’s a chance for discovery

More Street Smart

Apptitude

Facetune app encourages you to put your fake face forward

Facetune app encourages you to put your fake face forward

Facetune allows users to remove imperfections, reshape their features.

More Apptitude

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.

Guess which world records have been set here

The Guiness World Book of Records turns 60 this month. Here are a few records set in and around DC.

More Crunched