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27 Jan 2014 - 30 Mar 2021
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Joe Heim
WriterWashington, D.C.
‘Downton Abbey’ Recap: Edith has a secret
Plus, things get jazzy inside the estate.
Feb 3, 2014
‘Downton Abbey’ recap: Mr. Bates knows. Now what?
Will his need for revenge get the better of him?
Jan 27, 2014
‘Downton Abbey’ recap: Is Mary ready to be married again?
After last week’s shocking episode, can “Downton” recover?
Jan 20, 2014
‘Downton Abbey’ recap: An unthinkable act changes the tenor of the show
After a first encounter with evil, will the escapist program ever be the same?
Jan 13, 2014
‘Downton Abbey’ recap: Season 4 begins, and it’s a bummer
Catching up with all of the characters and storylines as the fourth season kicks off
Jan 6, 2014
D.C.’s blind bodybuilder visits NBC’s Today show
Patrick Leahy, the blind bodybuilder featured in The Washington Post Magazine, visit NBC’s Today Show Thursday.
Nov 6, 2013
Is saving for your kids’ college really a good idea?
A few knowledgeable people help a procrastinating dad face the facts
Nov 1, 2013
Overheard: snippets and smiles
You eavesdrop sometimes — admit it.
So send us snippets of serendipity.
Sep 6, 2013
A growing role for the president: America’s consoler in chief
In the wake of any tragedy, the president’s presence has become an expected part of grieving ritual.
May 23, 2013
The Magazine asked: "What's your number?" Readers responded
Readers share their stories of how gun violence has touched them personally
Mar 12, 2013
Running in reverse, Cedric Givens has befuddled onlookers for decades
Washingtonian has jogged backward for almost 30 years
Mar 8, 2013
What's your number?
It's surprising how many people know someone who has been shot. Or is it?
Mar 7, 2013
The night of 5,000 pipes
The Kennedy Center’s new $2 million organ will debut tonight with a free concert.
Nov 23, 2012
Presidential pardoning of turkeys: A Thanksgiving tradition past its prime?
Despite legend, this isn’t a time-honored ritual going back to the nation’s earliest years.
Nov 21, 2012
Wade Michael Page was steeped in neo-Nazi ‘hate music’ movement
For at least a decade, Wade Michael Page had been steeped in a neo-Nazi “hate music” scene that espouses white power and occasionally promotes violent acts against people of other races and religions.
Aug 8, 2012
Kennedy Center Announces Woody Guthrie Tribute Concert
Jackson Browne, Rosanne Cash, John Mellencamp, Donovan and Judy Collins are among the artists who will pay tribute to the Oklahoma-born folksinger.
Jul 31, 2012
Woody Guthrie’s Timeless Songs
Our Guthrie playlist offers a glimpse into his vast repertoire.
Jul 10, 2012
Woody Guthrie at 100: American struggles and dreams
Our unofficial American anthem was written 72 years ago by a man who shaped our nation’s music.
Jul 9, 2012
Flatlanders on anniversary tour, about to release new album
For the Flatlanders, success was a longtime coming. But it’s here now, and they weren’t in any hurry anyway
Jun 22, 2012
Click and Clack to retire from NPR’s ‘Car Talk’
Tom and Ray Magliozzi announced Friday they will end their long-running NPR show.
Jun 8, 2012
About Joe
Joe Heim is an editor and writer for The Washington Post magazine. He has recently written about the role of presidents as consolers-in-chief and about Washingtonians personal experiences with gun violence. He also writes about odd things like public clocks, backward runners, turkey pardons and the guys who fix organ pipes. He was born in Morocco and lived in Kenya and Haiti before moving to exotic suburbs of Philadelphia in 6th grade. Joe is a graduate of Villanova University and UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism. He lives in the District with his wife and two children.
Joe's favorite stories
Cedric Givens: backwards runner
What's your number?
The night of 5000 pipes
Presidential turkey pardoning past its prime?
American soldiers pose with Afghan corpses
St. Aloysius Gonzaga Church clock