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Download Bio To lead us out of the miasma of modern mannerlessness, science-based and bitingly funny syndicated advice columnist Amy Alkon rips the doily off the manners genre and gives us a new set of rules for our twenty-first century lives.Good Manners for Nice People Who Sometimes Say F*ck With caustic wit, Amy Alkon lays out her scientific theory behind why we’re experiencing so much rudeness and why we should view bad manners as a form of theft.And she does all of this with audacious, take-no-prisoners humor. She also writes a science-based manners column for the gave the book a starred review: “Verdict: Solid psychology and a wealth of helpful knowledge and rapier wit fill these pages.Alkon’s weekly science-driven love, sex, dating, and relationships advice column, “The Advice Goddess,” is distributed by Creators syndicate to about 100 papers across the U. Highly recommended.” Alkon got her start in advice-giving with a prank—offering free advice on a Soho Street corner with two friends, starting in 1988.Ellis, who advocated a reason-based approach to solving emotional problems, became both a big influence on Alkon and a fan of her thinking.(He read her very first advice columns, which ran in the .) In the 90s, Ellis himself persuaded Alkon not to get a Ph. (“You know what you need to know,” he told her in a letter.
Alkon went on to self-syndicate her own column to almost 100 newspapers, and takes a unique approach: translating and transforming serious science into practical advice, delivered with biting humor.
Alkon does regular science-based modern manners segments for Los Angeles public radio station KPCC.
She also has her own weekly radio show, “Nerd Your Way To A Better Life,” on which she interviews the luminaries of behavioral science.
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