Slate's Advice Column Is 'Penthouse Letters' for Prudes

Maureen O'Connor · 03/05/12 06:13PM

When Slate advice column Dear Prudence explored gay male twin fucking, I assumed it was an aberration in a column otherwise devoted to wedding etiquette and mother-in-law woes. But what if Dear Prudence is actually on the cutting edge of human sexuality? What if Dear Prudence is the Penthouse Letters of tongue-clucking suburbanites?

In This Economy, Is It Wrong to Spend Money?

Richard Lawson · 04/16/09 11:02AM

Salon's Cary Tennis and Slate's Prudence both hand out advice. Today, they happened to answer the same letter from a guy conflicted about spending his inheritance from grandma. Let's compare and contrast their responses.