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Carolyn Hax chat: My friend won’t let me meet her new boyfriend because I’m his type

Advice columnist Carolyn Hax answers your questions about the strange train we call life.
  • Opinion

Can we actually defeat Trumpism? Chat with Jennifer Rubin.

Columnist Jennifer Rubin answered your questions and comments on her daily columns and the latest news.

Is my smart device listening to me? The Post’s Help Desk answers your questions.

We report on the many ways Big Tech takes your personal data — and your attention — to turn a profit.
Upcoming Chats

What to expect as the holiday travel season approaches

Travel section writers and editors answer your questions live on Monday, September 27 at 2 p.m. Eastern.
  • Opinion

Need a dose of humor in your day? Chat with Alexandra Petri.

Humor columnist Alexandra Petri takes your questions and comments on the news and political in(s)anity of the day.
  • Opinion

Ask Eugene Robinson about the latest news around the U.S. and world

Columnist Eugene Robinson takes your questions and comments on the latest political news and developments.

Dining during the pandemic

Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema entertains your dining questions, rants and raves.

On Parenting: Meghan Leahy takes your questions

Join coach Meghan Leahy and editor Amy Joyce to at 11 a.m. to talk all things parenting.

What are your favorite ways to use sheet pans? And all your cooking questions.

Send in your questions to The Washington Post Food team, and we’ll help solve your cooking quandaries and share our latest recipes.
  • Home & Design
  • Perspective

Q&A: Tim Tracy takes questions waterproofing your basement

Tim Tracy joins Jura Koncius to talk about waterproofing your basement.
Past Chats

Adrian Higgins takes questions on bulbs and all things gardening

Fall is the perfect time to plant bulbs for spring blooms. Columnist Adrian Higgins takes questions on when and how to plant bulbs, and all things gardening.
  • Home & Design

Q&A: Shaolin Low on upsizing from an apartment to your first home

Jura Koncius and designer Shaolin Low talk about upsizing to your first home.

What happens next in Haiti? The Post’s correspondent answers your questions.

The Post's Anthony Faiola will answer your questions on Wednesday, Sept. 22.

Needs ideas for cooking and eating more sustainably? Read on for advice from us and our readers

Send in your questions to The Washington Post Food team, and we’ll help solve your cooking quandaries and share our latest recipes.

Ew! I saw some diners get some fries that others had tasted

Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema entertains your dining questions, rants and raves.

What questions do you have about Taylor Heinicke and the Washington Football Team? Ask The Post.

Post columnists Jerry Brewer and Barry Svrluga will discuss the Washington Football Team and the latest in the NFL.
  • Opinion

What do Republicans hope to achieve by not raising the debt ceiling? Ask Eugene Robinson.

Columnist Eugene Robinson took questions and comments on the latest political news and developments.
  • Opinion

What has a vole ever done to you? Chat with Alexandra Petri.

Humor columnist Alexandra Petri took your questions and comments on the news and political in(s)anity of the day.

Flight change notifications, Swedish travel restrictions and London in November

Read a transcript of the Travel section’s weekly online discussion.

Carolyn Hax chat: Is it rude to attend a Zoom meeting with your camera off?

Advice columnist Carolyn Hax answers your questions about the strange train we call life.
  • Opinion

What is Manchin’s endgame? Chat with Jennifer Rubin.

Columnist Jennifer Rubin answered your questions and comments on her daily columns and the latest news.
  • Home & Design

Home and Design Q&A: Kathleen Hackett on how to get that cottage look

Kathleen Hackett joins Jura Koncius to talk about cottage style and how to get the look in your home.

Getting ready for fall with autumn recipes and a new use for bacon grease

Send in your questions to The Washington Post Food team, and we’ll help solve your cooking quandaries and share our latest recipes.

Why shame is not a good parenting tool, and other advice from Meghan Leahy

Join coach Meghan Leahy and editor Amy Joyce to at 11 a.m. to talk all things parenting.

What’s the future of the NFL? The NFC East? Post Sports writers answered your questions.

Adam Kilgore joined Post columnist Barry Svrluga to discuss the Washington Football Team and the state of the NFL.
  • Opinion

Is Trump gearing up to run again? Chat with Eugene Robinson.

Columnist Eugene Robinson takes your questions and comments on the latest political news and developments.
  • Opinion

What would you do if you saw a loose zebra? Chat with Alexandra Petri.

Humor columnist Alexandra Petri answered your questions and comments on the news and political in(s)anity of the day.
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Featured Hosts

Carolyn Hax

Advice columnist Carolyn Hax takes your questions and tackles your problems, every Friday at noon.

Ask Tom

Food critic Tom Sietsema takes your dining rants and raves every Wednesday at 11 a.m. ET.

Home Q&A

Every Thursday, home and design writer Jura Koncius helps you in your quest to achieve domestic bliss. She and weekly guest experts answer your decorating, homekeeping and decluttering questions.

Free Range on Food

Discussions of everything culinary, every Wednesday at noon ET.

Talk about Travel

The travel team entertains your questions, comments and tales every Monday at 2 p.m. ET.

On Parenting

Coach Meghan Leahy and editor Amy Joyce discuss parenting children of all ages every other Wednesday at 11 a.m. ET.
Opinions

Eugene Robinson

Columnist Eugene Robinson discusses his recent columns and the latest news every Tuesday.

Petri Dishes

Columnist Alexandra Petri offers a lighter take on recent news and political in(s)anity every Tuesday.