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Relationship Advice Roulette

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Call in with your question about personal relationships and be prepared to offer advice to a fellow caller.

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Rent-Related Advice Roulette

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

It's time for another round of advice roulette! Call in to get advice about your rent-related dilemma. The catch? You've got to give advice first! If you're wrestling with a tricky question -- should you move in together? How much should you charge your roommate for that tiny "bedroom" (closet)? Should you rent or buy? -- call in to get advice from your fellow Brian Lehrer Show listeners. 212-433-9692. Or, post a question/give advice in the comments below.

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Advice Roulette: Working Women

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Today is a special installment of our occasional feature - radio advice roulette! In honor of Equal Pay Day, women listeners can ask fellow listeners for job-related advice live on the radio. By some estimates, women still earn on average about 77 cents for every dollar a man earns, and so today symbolizes how long into the new year a woman has to work to earn what a man in the same job earned just in 2013. So this special edition of advice roulette is for women to give and get advice about careers, the workplace, and their home/work balance.

Here's how it works: If you need advice on anything work-related, whether it's how to ask for a raise, a promotion, more time off, anything - call 212-433-9692 and we'll pair you with a fellow WNYC listener. The catch? Before you get to ask for advice from someone, you have to give advice to another caller. 

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Speaker Quinn; “How to Survive a Plague”; <3 Advice Roulette

Thursday, February 14, 2013

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn talks about her message for the middle class in her State of the City address and her proposals for making city living more affordable for them. Plus: author and Detroit native Charlie LeDuff on his hometown; the Oscar documentary nominee series continues with “How to Survive a Plague”; the February series on fashion; and a Valentine’s Day edition of advice roulette, where listeners give and get love advice.

The Brian Lehrer Show

Open Phones: Advice Roulette

Tuesday, January 01, 2013

Another episode of one of our favorite segments - advice roulette, where listeners call in to ask each other for advice, and give each other help.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Lose It

Tuesday, January 01, 2013

Today's is a best-of Brian Lehrer Show, so we won't be taking any calls. But the comments page is always open!

With New Year's resolutions starting today, we look at a popular personal promise: to get fit and lose weight. Writer A.J. Jacobs on his efforts to follow all health advice out there; nutritionist Marion Nestle on everything you need to know about calories; and what's behind the 20-minute workout. Plus: author Jim Holt examines existence; listeners give each other advice; lessons learned from television; and comedian Penn Jillette on atheism. 

The Brian Lehrer Show

Open Phones: Advice Roulette

Monday, December 31, 2012

Another round of one of our favorite games - radio advice roulette. Listeners call in to get advice from strangers -- but only after they give advice to someone else.

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