Advice Columns: An American Love Affair
This program originally broadcast on April 11, 2018.
With guest host David Folkenflik.
America has a love affair with advice columns. We’ll tour the rich history and racy questions from a new generation.
Jessica Weisberg, magazine writer and podcast producer. Author of “Asking for a Friend: Three Centuries of Advice on Life, Love, Money & Other Burning Questions from a Nation Obsessed.” (@jessicaweisberg)
Excerpt of “Asking for a Friend”:
Excerpt of ‘Can’t Help Myself’
Excerpted from CAN’T HELP MYSELF: Lessons and Confessions From a Modern Advice Columnist by Meredith Goldstein. Copyright © 2018 by Boston Globe Media Partners, LLC. Reprinted by permission of Grand Central Publishing, New York, NY. All rights reserved.
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