28 Min Released Jun 21, 2016

The "Is This a Real Question?" Edition

Mallory assesses the emotional fitness of people who spill drinks on themselves and tackles your questions with Alison Green of Ask a Manager. Is the letter about "a series of Spider-Man piss revelations" real or fake? How do you manage a recently dumped friend whose behavior is endangering others? And why did Panera hire that bizarre-sounding woman to talk about "clean salads"? And what to tell a letter-writer whose gay son wants to go to religious college? Well, for that last one you'll have to subscribe at slate.com/prudiepod, where you can hear the full version of the show, including Mallory's reflections on her own adolescence. 

Slate's Dear Prudence

Slate's Dear Prudence

Advice, commentary, and conversation from Mallory Ortberg, author of Slate's Dear Prudence column.

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