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Life Advice Radio: Drive

Parts of this story take place in a Jeep Liberty. If you listen closely to those parts, you’ll hear quite a few off-mic giggles. The giggles, like the Liberty, belong to Katie Browne. Katie doesn’t want…

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Life Advice Radio: The Status

I asked Naomi what her grandmother has taught her over the years. “Everything in life,” she said. “But I didn’t learn the one thing that she really wanted to teach me, the one thing she’s tried…

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Life Advice Radio: Mirror, Mirror

“I do like getting her high every once in a while,” said Myke. “I haven’t, though, not lately. You know how some people just shouldn’t get high when they’re having problems? I guess she’s one of…

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Life Advice Radio: The Chinook

Peter paused and put his shirt on. “What did I learn in the mountains this summer? Things that could help Stephan? Um, simple things, I guess. Like always keep track of your lighter. It’s a good…

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Life Advice Radio: Letting It Fly

Peter Nichols has made peace with his writer’s block. “It’s ultimately funny, someone in that position, someone that can’t go forward. I mean we laugh when we think about constipation. That shit’s funny.”     Listen…

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Life Advice Radio: Grandma

Tom Dibblee, it turns out, knows a lot about dogs. “There’s a difference,” he told me, “between a stray dog and a wild dog. You need forest for wild dogs. Milledgeville has wild dogs, no doubt…

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Life Advice Radio: Klosterfxxk

They teach you at social media school that you should always try to engage your competitors and potential collaborators in friendly online conversation. Ethicist, this is for you.     Listen to more from the Life…

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Life Advice Radio: The Bird

J.R. Nutt has a problem. “I think it’s a mockingbird,” he says. “I know exactly what it looks like.” I ask if he knows what a mockingbird looks like. He dips two fingers into his curls, scratches, and…

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Life Advice Radio: What is Life Advice?

Some call it therapy. Some call it religion. Some call it self help. But there’s nothing transcendental here: This is straight talking in a world afraid to call advice advice. From a well-loved Walmart fold-up chair, we ask and answer What is…