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January 16, 1990 | BOB SECTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Poor Jeff Zaslow. In high school, some bully stole his favorite sneakers and wouldn't give them back. In college, his dream date confessed that there were only three guys she'd ever been interested in--and he wasn't one of them. He's painfully insecure. "All my life I've wanted to be liked," he confessed. "I'm not Willy Loman but I've always wanted people to think I'm a nice guy." This guy needs some advice. This guy needs Ann Landers. No, wait a minute, this guy is Ann Landers.
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January 16, 1990
Here are some of Zaslow's favorites from his question-and-answer mailbag: DEAR ZAZZ: I read that Madonna angrily stormed out of the beauty parlor in Hollywood when she discovered workers were selling her toenail clippings for $70 a set. It seems that fans want whatever they can get from the stars they love. . . . Why don't celebrities save nail clippings, haircut remnants and old clothing and sell them--the proceeds going to their favorite charities? I'm for it.
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January 16, 1990
Here are some of Zaslow's favorites from his question-and-answer mailbag: DEAR ZAZZ: I read that Madonna angrily stormed out of the beauty parlor in Hollywood when she discovered workers were selling her toenail clippings for $70 a set. It seems that fans want whatever they can get from the stars they love. . . . Why don't celebrities save nail clippings, haircut remnants and old clothing and sell them--the proceeds going to their favorite charities? I'm for it.
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January 16, 1990 | BOB SECTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Poor Jeff Zaslow. In high school, some bully stole his favorite sneakers and wouldn't give them back. In college, his dream date confessed that there were only three guys she'd ever been interested in--and he wasn't one of them. He's painfully insecure. "All my life I've wanted to be liked," he confessed. "I'm not Willy Loman but I've always wanted people to think I'm a nice guy." This guy needs some advice. This guy needs Ann Landers. No, wait a minute, this guy is Ann Landers.
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June 4, 1987 | Associated Press
The 47-year-old daughter of the woman who created the original Ann Landers and a 28-year-old feature writer will replace the widely syndicated advice columnist, who has moved on to another newspaper, at the Chicago Sun-Times, it was announced today. Diane Crowley, a Longmeadow, Mass., lawyer and the daughter of Ruth Crowley, creator of Ann Landers, and Wall Street Journal writer Jeff Zaslow will share the job. "Our three-month search has paid off.
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April 23, 1987 | LAUREN BLAU, Times Staff Writer
Among the 11,000 would-be advisers to the lovelorn who applied to take Ann Landers' job after she left the Chicago Sun-Times was Los Alamitos sex therapist Carol Wells. Now the field of applicants is down to seven finalists, and Wells is one of them. Therapist Wells, 42, who invented a board game to teach children about sex, applied for the job of writing daily advice for millions of readers as the newspaper's syndicated columnist.
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