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The Death of Dear Abby and the Power of Common Sense

Michael Drew | Posted 03.25.2013 | Media
Michael Drew

I'm not one who's given to reading self-help columns, though I'm up for a good piece of advice now and then (people around me say I need advice more t...

A Small Encounter With Abigail Van Buren

Lea Lane | Posted 03.19.2013 | Women
Lea Lane

Known to her friends as "Popo" and to America as Abigail Van Buren, "Dear Abby" and her twin sister Ann Landers were big deals post World War II. One day in the late '50s, when I was editor of my high school newspaper, I was told that I would meet Abigail Van Buren at a press conference.

Dear Abby's Words To Live By

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.18.2013 | Fifty

The late columnist's words of wisdom on marriage, kids and cooking naked.

Dave Astor: A Journalist's Journalist

Don McNay | Posted 11.28.2012 | Media
Don McNay

Dave's beat allowed him to have close interactions with columnists like Ann Landers, Dear Abby, Walter Cronkite and just about every cartoonist who has ever walked the planet. He writes about those people and experiences in Comic (and Column) Confessional.

I'm In Sales

Amy Dickinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Amy Dickinson

What I learned during my book tour is that I was dying to have people actually read my book, and if they were going to read it, I was first going to have to sell it to them.

The Lady With All The Answers: Ann Landers Subject Of Off-Broadway Play

AP | JENNIFER FARRAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Being "The Lady With All the Answers" was an enjoyable yet serious responsibility for Ann Landers. It's also the title of a one-woma...

Ten Features that Are Dying with your Newspaper

Jason Notte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jason Notte

Here's a fun game: Spot the difference between "Partly sunny" and "Partly cloudy" icons. There isn't one.