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Ask Tom: I prepaid for a special dinner. Now, the restaurant upped the cost. Is that fair? (May 12, 11 AM)

Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema entertains your dining questions, rants and raves.
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What’s going to happen with the filibuster? Ask Eugene Robinson about the latest news around the U.S. and world.

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

Do you have questions about Asian cooking? Ask Martin Yan and other experts joining us this week (May 12 | 12 p.m. ET)

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

Q&A: Maxwell Ryan of Apartment Therapy on making the most of small spaces (May 13 | 11 a.m. ET)

Maxwell Ryan joins The Washington Post to talk about maximizing small spaces.

Need advice? Join Carolyn Hax’s weekly chat (May 14 | 12 p.m. ET)

Advice columnist Carolyn Hax answers your questions about the strange train we call life.
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Need a dose of humor in your day? Chat with Alexandra Petri. (May 18 | 11 a.m. ET)

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 (May 18 | 1 p.m. ET)

Columnist Eugene Robinson takes your questions and comments on the latest political news and developments.
  • Home & Design
  • Perspective

Q&A: Christopher Spitzmiller on outdoor entertaining (May 20 | 11 a.m. ET)

Join Jura Koncius and designer Christopher Spitzmiller to talk about outdoor entertaining.

On Parenting: Meghan Leahy takes your questions (May 26 | 11 a.m. ET)

Join coach Meghan Leahy and editor Amy Joyce to at 11 a.m. to talk all things parenting.
Past Chats
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Will Elon Musk be the next comedy sensation? Alexandra Petri answers your questions.

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

Where does the Liz Cheney fiasco leave the GOP? The Fix’s Aaron Blake answers your questions.

Join Aaron at 12 p.m. ET for a discussion on the latest in politics.

Carolyn Hax live chat: I just found out I have cancer. How do I get through the weekend?

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

What do cicadas taste like? The Post answers your Brood X questions.

In the coming weeks (if not already), billions of cicadas will emerge from 17 years underground.
  • Home & Design
  • Perspective

Q&A: Tastemaker Charlotte Moss took questions on arranging flowers

Join Jura Koncius and Charlotte Moss for a chat on ideas on arranging beautiful flowers.

Ask Tom: Am I expected to tip on top of a service charge?

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

Where’s my tax refund? The Post’s personal finance columnist answers your tax deadline questions.

The deadline to file your federal taxes is Monday, May 17. And, your tax return could determine the amount you're owed.

Share tales of your mother’s cooking, and ask us all your cooking questions (May 5 | 12 p.m. ET)

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

Live with Eugene Robinson (May 4 | 1 p.m. ET): CANCELLED

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

Petri Dishes with Alexandra Petri: May the Fourth be with you

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

The latest on Matt Gaetz, Rudy Giuliani and the future of the GOP: Aaron Blake takes your questions

Join The Fix's Aaron Blake every Friday at 12 pm ET for a discussion on the latest in politics.

Carolyn Hax live chat: My stepmother-in-law is rude to me when we’re alone

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

Got a burning question about the latest politics news? Ask The Fix’s Aaron Blake. (4/30 | 12 p.m. ET)

Join Washington Post reporters every Thursday at 12 pm ET for a discussion on the latest in politics.
  • Home & Design
  • Perspective

Q&A: HGTV’s Mina Starsiak Hawk will take questions about childproofing and more (April 29 | 11 a.m. ET)

Join Jura Koncius and Mina Starsiak Hawk to chat about childproofing without sacrificing style.
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Check out The Washington Post's weekly live chats for discussions with our reporters and columnists.

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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.

Ask Boswell

Sports columnist Tom Boswell takes your questions about baseball, the Redskins, the Wizards and more every Monday.

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.