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Gene Weingarten

WaPo Columnist Makes Creepy, Sexist Comment

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 08.09.2014 | Media

Gene Weingarten, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, sent the following tweet on Wednesday. After much backlash, Weingarten quickly apologized, a...

Post Readers to Bezos: Get It Right

Jim Moore | Posted 10.06.2013 | Media
Jim Moore

From my desk in a downtown office roughly equidistant from the Post and the White House, I felt a silence muffle the capital at 4:41, the very moment I was reading the breaking news of the Graham-to-Bezos handoff.

Post Readers to Bezos: Get It Right

Jim Moore | Posted 10.06.2013 | Media
Jim Moore

From my desk in a downtown office roughly equidistant from the Post and the White House, I felt a silence muffle the capital at 4:41, the very moment I was reading the breaking news of the Graham-to-Bezos handoff.

Lisa Belkin

What Kind Of Parent Forgets A Child In A Broiling Car?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lisa Belkin | Posted 06.25.2013 | Parents

What kind of parent forgets their baby in a hot car? I ask that question every year at this time, as temperatures rise and the number of children ...

David Moye

Bazooka Joe Chewed Up And Spit Out

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 12.01.2012 | Weird News

Twinkie The Kid isn't the only advertising icon at risk of being eliminated due to business decisions beyond his control. Now, it looks like Bazook...

The Most Civil Airplane Advice Ever...

AOL Travel News | Posted 09.28.2011 | Travel

Gene Weingarten, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist for the The Washington Post, took to the skies recently for a conference and reports watching a man...

Should A Journalist Smoke Pot With A Source?

The Washington Post | Hide This | Posted 09.24.2011 | Media

The Washington Post has an inviolable rule: A reporter on assignment is not permitted to break the law. Period. No exceptions. Depending on circumstan...

Gene Weingarten Revives America's Civic Religion

Bob McNamara | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob McNamara

In an effort to update and upgrade our national anthem, Washington Post columnist Gene Weingarten has penned his own replacement, with music set to th...

"Missed by a Hair"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Always a bridesmaid, never a bride: It's the story of my life. But the hairiest part of the story is that I am the only bridesmaid I know with a musta...

Jason Linkins

WaPo Pulitzer Criticism: Ombudsman Alexander Responds

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A few weeks ago, Washington Post ombudsman Andrew Alexander took up the issue of whether the paper's Pulitzer haul "mattered," and concluded that the ...

Jason Linkins

A Critical Look At The WaPo Pulitzers

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The quality the Prizes instill retain readers and boost staff morale. I can get behind that thesis. Or, rather, I could get behind this thesis, but unfortunately, I have to view it in context of the Post's actual Pulitzer winners.

Jason Linkins

Gene Weingarten's Pulitzer-Winning Feature, 'Fatal Distraction' - Recommended Read

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Anyone who follows me on Twitter will know I'm repeating myself, but I'm really elated that Gene Weingarten won the Pulitzer Prize for feature writing...

Jason Linkins

WaPo's Gene Weingarten On Fisticuff-Spawning Passions: "Hooray!"

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Washington Post writer Gene Weingarten took the time at the end of his "Chatalogical Humor" chat yesterday to weigh in on the recent newsroom dust-up ...

Christmas Parties: Author Weingarten's Horror (AUDIO)

NPR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Gene Weingarten, Washington Post columnist and humor writer, hates Christmas parties. They're awkward and require way too much small talk. The only th...

Jason Linkins

Scritti Politti: March 10, 2009

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I'm sure I've mentioned this before, but readers of Romenesko's Obscure Store and Reading Room know that as the weather turns warmer, the uptick in ne...

Take Time To Stop And Smell The Gene Weingarten

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Washington Post's Gene Weingarten won the Pulitzer for Feature Writing for the delightful "Pearls Before Breakfast," an experiment in context, beauty, and willingness to ignore the rest of the world for the sake of your Blackberry.