Nobody Asked Me But   I'm Gonna Tell You

The weekly podcast where host Charlie Oliver offers a few good answers for life’s most ridiculous problems (plucked from advice columns across the internet).

Her Boyfriend Committed Suicide, His Family Blames Her

EPISODE 6

Experiencing the death of a loved one is always difficult. But when that death is due to suicide, it can be catastrophic and leave survivors with crushing guilt and unanswered questions that can plague them for years. This episode (from a problem submitted to Dear Prudence) addresses a question by a young woman whose boyfriend committed suicide, and whose family is apparently blaming her for his death. What should she do?

Pride & Prejudice: a Hotel Maid, a Rude Customer, and the Complexity of Self-Worth

EPISODE 5

A millennial hotel maid, who is working to pay for college, struggles with how to respond to a demeaning customer.😡 Charlie goes in on everyone in this problem submitted to Amy Dickenson at NPR

PROBLEM: Raunchy Family Members at Weddings – Isolate, Contain, Evacuate

EPISODE 4

We all have them -😒- raunchy family members who can be offensive and embarrassing at formal events. This bride-to-be (who sent her problem to Dan Ariely‘s Wall Street Journal column) wants to know how to run defense on her raunchy family at her wedding to keep them from ruining her big day. Charlie offers suggestions on how to manage those few asshole family members at weddings (short of killing them and burying their bodies in a ditch).