Advice On Advice: Rating Internet Advice Columns

Advice columns are a little like cats: they may not actually do much, but they're fun to look at. Also like cats, not all advice columns are created equal. After the jump, we grade a few of the major players. » 7/02/09 2:00pm 7/02/09 2:00pm

Savage Hate

All week, readers have been writing in about advice-giver Dan Savage's latest column, in which Jezebel — specifically our response to that awful 'Dear Abby' feature from last week — gets a negative mention. Personally, I didn't care one way or another about Savage's slam, but Moe sure did! With every email from a… » 3/27/08 11:45am 3/27/08 11:45am

"Edgy" New New York Press Sex Columnist Stole Incest Question From Dan…

Yesterday a brand-new sex advice column debuted in the New York Press, and an editor at the paper sent me a pitch, wondering if I would link to it. And because it not only featured answers to questions about the sanitary properties of urine and whether it's "gay" to fuck a tranny, but "I came home to find my live-in… » 1/24/08 12:30pm 1/24/08 12:30pm