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Is it safe to use a public wifi network? The Post’s Help Desk answers your questions.

The Post’s Help Desk team will answer your questions on Friday at 3 p.m. Eastern.
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Why can’t we have an honest conversation about critical race theory? Ask Karen Attiah.

Attiah answered reader questions at noon ET on Oct. 21.
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Q&A: Designer Annie Elliott joins Jura Koncius to discuss curb appeal

Designer Annie Elliott joins Jura Koncius to talk about front door colors and styles and issues related to curb appeal.
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It’s not too soon to start planning your holiday travel

Join Travel section reporters and editors for a live discussion on Monday, Oct. 25, at 2 p.m.
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Reader Q&A: Chat with Alexandra Petri about last-minute Halloween costume ideas

Humor columnist Alexandra Petri takes your questions and comments on the news and political in(s)anity of the day.
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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’s the best Halloween candy... and all your scariest 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
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Q&A: Paula Sutton joins Jura Koncius to talk about making your home feel cozy

Paula Sutton of Hill House Vintage joins Jura Koncius to talk about cottagecore and the art of creating a cozy home.
Past Chats

Some of our favorite new cookbooks, quince recipes and more fall food ideas to consider

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

The restaurant said “no peanuts” in a dish. But there were, and a diner got sick

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

Are the Dodgers still the team to beat? Barry Svrluga answered your questions.

Barry Svrluga and Adam Kilgore also answered reader questions about whether Washington Football is doomed, and if Alex Ovechkin can catch Wayne Gretzky?

What happens next for Metro? The Post answers your questions.

On Sunday, Metro pulled 60 percent of its 1,200-car fleet over concerns regarding the 7000 series trains.
  • Opinion

Will the reconciliation bill make it to Biden’s desk? Eugene Robinson answered your questions.

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

Who knew ‘horror eateries’ were a thing? Alexandra Petri answered your questions.

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

Carolyn Hax chat: My friends forgot my birthday. Does this mean we’re drifting apart?

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

What are Trump’s chances in 2024? Ask Jennifer Rubin.

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

Q&A: Patricia Bowling joins Jura Koncius to talk about furniture deliveries

Patricia Bowling of the American Home Furnishings Alliance answers questions about pandemic delays and furniture deliveries.

Need apple recipes? We’ve got them and ideas for ways to cook them, too.

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

To star or not to star restaurant reviews?

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

On Parenting: Meghan Leahy took your questions

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

How could Jon Gruden think those things? How does this impact the WFT? Barry Svrluga answered your questions.

Barry Svrluga answered reader questions about Jon Gruden’s resignation, the White Sox’s accusations about the Astros, the epic Dodgers-Giants battle, Kevin Long’s departure for the rival Phillies and the Washington Football Team’s defensive mayhem.
  • Opinion

How did Gruden fool people for so long? Ask Eugene Robinson.

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

What is life like in Taliban-controlled Kabul? The Post’s Afghanistan bureau chief answers your questions.

The Washington Post’s Susannah George, working from Kabul, has been covering the Taliban takeover, a story that has posed major reporting challenges.
  • Opinion

What do you call a Frisbee on a tent? 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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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.