Asking For A Friend

Jun 26, 2018

Tuesday, we're talking about what advice columnists have had to say over the years about life and love. Author Jessica Weisberg says our questions are the same, it’s the answers that have changed.

What are people getting from advice columns? Have you ever written to a columnist with maybe an etiquette question or something more personal? The journalist Jessica Weisberg has a new book that profiles advice columnists and what they’ve had to say over the years about life, love, and money. Weisberg says that over time the questions are the same, it’s the answers that have changed. Tuesday, she joins us along with advice columnists Amy Dickinson and Utah’s own Ann Cannon.

Guests:

Doug's favorite Ask Amy column:

Sisterly exclusion makes one sis a horrible person

Dear Amy: Every fall, my sister, cousins and a cousin's sister-in-law have a weekend shopping excursion in our home city. We stay in a hotel, treat ourselves, shop for our children and go out for lunches and dinners. It is a great time to reconnect. I have a sister "Wendy," who we do not invite.