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The Male of the Specious
Also, he mentions that he has undergone a sigmoidoscope procedure. Someone should tell him he may have a lawsuit, because part of that thing is obviously still lodged up there.
-- Tamara Jones
-- Christine Lavin, folksinger / songwriter
This is obviously a man who does not know women to any real depth. If you see what I am saying.
-- Rachel Manteuffel
1) Hitchens has a point he wants to make, but he can't pitch it; i.e., he throws like a girl.
2) There's not one funny line in the whole essay. Ergo, following his own logic, he also writes like a girl.
What we have here is a woman trapped in a man's body. Until he recognizes the need for surgery, he is doomed to self-loathing diatribes such as this, poor thing.
-- Jennifer Hart
He asks: "Is there anything less funny than hearing a woman relate a dream she's just had?"
Well, sure. How about a detailed analysis of potential NFL draft picks? A description of every step (and misstep) taken in upgrading one's operating system or wiring one's home theater? No, wait. How about a staggeringly pompous, interminable, uninformed, dishonest spasm of intellectual chicken-choking in a major magazine? How 'bout that?
-- Sarah W. Gaymon
*Headline by Elizabeth Chang.
Gene Weingarten's e-mail address is email@example.com.