A listener offers her guide to figuring out if the white guy she’s dating has an Asian fetish. Then, Prudence and writer Brook Shelley get to your letters. First up, a mixed-race letter writer is dismayed to wake up to chain of racist texts — sent by her close friends. Then, the case of the Ambien Zombie Husband, a rent-based roommate Cold War, and an Eartha Kitt fantasy. Hear more Prudence by joining Slate Plus: Slate.com/Prudiepod.
Rob Enderle, principal analyst of the Enderle Group, weighs in on what Facebook's record third quarter means for the company as it beats all earnings expectations and officially crosses the threshold into over 1.5 billion users.