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Gene Weingarten: Confessions of a compassionate hit man

The last, best gift we can give our pets is a merciful one.
  • Feb 25, 2021

Gene Weingarten: I admit it. Like a lot of people, I had vaccine envy.

The Germans probably have a word for it. Call it shottennfreude.
  • Feb 18, 2021

Gene Weingarten: I come bearing good news, QAnon. Meet WAnon, the new Mr. Right.

W is even farther to the right than Q on your sacred canvas, the computer keyboard.
  • Feb 11, 2021

Gene Weingarten: Trump left a letter for Biden. Here’s what I think it said.

Only I can truly channel Trump, since only I possess the requisite degree of infantilism.
  • Feb 4, 2021

Gene Weingarten: Johnson and Pierce are no longer the worst presidents. Thanks, Trump.

The Capitol insurrection cemented Trump’s place in the ranking of presidents.
  • Jan 28, 2021

Gene Weingarten: This hot sauce is a killer

I tried it. What happened next was not pretty.
  • Jan 21, 2021

Gene Weingarten: It ain’t over until the fat man sings

How might Trump try to hold on to his rancid reign? Anything’s possible.
  • Jan 14, 2021

Gene Weingarten: Your call is unimportant to us

I know that impatience with corporate voice systems is a hackneyed gripe. But I have fresh insights.
  • Jan 7, 2021

Gene Weingarten: Who cares about a little unexplained blood these days?

“It could be wine or something,” I said. It was not.
  • Dec 31, 2020

Gene Weingarten: My elderly dog could be a Supreme Court justice. Technically.

Anyone can serve on the court. It is not even completely clear you have to be human.
  • Dec 24, 2020