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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.
  • Nov 2, 2021
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Reader Q&A: Alexandra Petri chats about last-minute Halloween costume ideas

Humor columnist Alexandra Petri answered your questions and comments on the news and political in(s)anity of the day.
  • Oct 26, 2021
  • Opinion

How to talk to your grandchildren about Joe Manchin and the climate

Tell them to sip their water ration slowly and savor it while you explain.
  • Oct 26, 2021
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The 50 best Halloween songs of all time

If you are an artist looking to break into a seasonal music canon, go for Halloween.
  • Oct 22, 2021
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Don’t worry! Voting is just one of many priorities voters have.

It's just one issue like other issues!
  • Oct 21, 2021
  • 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.
  • Oct 19, 2021
  • Opinion

Paternity leave is only for the weak!

Parents ought to leave their child on a mountaintop and go about their lives.
  • Oct 18, 2021
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Finally Understand Kyrsten Sinema in 360 Easy Steps

It all makes sense now!
  • Oct 16, 2021
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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.
  • Oct 12, 2021
  • Opinion

Speaking of bad art friends, I, Jay Gatsby, have a complaint

It seems he's just mining my life for material for a book about the American dream?
  • Oct 12, 2021
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