Why Men Shouldn’t Write Advice Columns

Via Radley Balko, an illustration of why men shouldn’t write advice columns:

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I dunno, this seems like very good advice to me.

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James Joyner
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Comments

  1. 11B40 says:

    Greetings:

    Restraint, in an age of excess, is a wondrous thing. Practice your patience; enjoy your deprivations.

  2. I agree … excellent advice …

    Take it the ol’ ball-and-chain don’t read this column thar, Jimboy

  3. I disagree. In this day and age few cars can be worked on by the amateur mechanic. She’d be much better off taking it in to a reliable shop.

  4. James Joyner says:

    In this day and age few cars can be worked on by the amateur mechanic. She’d be much better off taking it in to a reliable shop.

    True. I, for one, wouldn’t know where to begin checking my fuel line for debris.

  5. Brian Knapp says:

    I dunno…it seems her husband was regularly flushing his lines.

  6. Ugh says:

    Of course, in this age of cell phones, she would have called him to come pick her up and might have remained blissfully unaware.

  7. Drew says:

    At least John didn’t ask: “was she hot?”

  8. oh … I don’t think it matters whether the car was stolen.

  9. Matt says:

    I was wondering how one would check their fuel line pressure in today’s cars without actually disconnecting something..

  10. Franklin says:

    Sheila? So obviously a pseudonym. I think the writer’s name was Elin.