Dear Prudence behind the scenes: How Prudie decides which letters to answer, and more.

Prudie Gets 400 Letters a Week. How Does She Choose Which Ones to Answer?

Prudie Gets 400 Letters a Week. How Does She Choose Which Ones to Answer?

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May 21 2015 11:37 AM
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The Time Prudie Got Faked Out

She gets 400 letters a week—and reads them all on her own.

Emily Yoffee.

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Being an advice columnist can be tricky. How do you decide which letters to answer? And how do you detect when a letter is actually a fake? Emily Yoffe of Slate’s Dear Prudence reveals all in this video.