even the burliest of men (and in some cases, the burliest of women) feel inadequate. So manly, it needs to be shaved: The Alphabet of Manliness. This collection. The Alphabet of Manliness has ratings and reviews. Seizure Romero said: I just picked this up in a used bookshop during lunch. I opened randoml. The funniest/manliness piece of literature mankind has ever read. Perhaps it will be looked back on as the manliest book of all time. To quote the author, Maddox .
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I’d give it a 3. This humble tome of wisdom is a tribute to all men who toil away at work every day, getting their balls busted, or busting balls. Avoid at all costs. Ray, No one, my mom, hard core feminists.
The Alphabet of Manliness by Maddox
Lists with This Book. Try as I may to not be that guy, maybe it’s rubbed off on me. Still, there are enough moments of inspired humor to make the book an overall entertaining read. His website is awesome, slphabet I think that this is a good way to turn his online popularity into cold hard cash. Like Rush Limbaugh, Al Sharpton, or in the realm of comedy Stephen Colbert, his writing comes off as over-the-top, offensive, and one-dimensional because he is playing the part of a character.
There are chapters on Beef Jerkey, Chuck Norris, and how to grope women successfully, just to give you an idea of what this book is about. On this tour he dressed himself in a large royal gown and was wearing a crown on his head.
Maddox is a personality. Overall, though, it does have a few good jokes, slathers alpyabet on thick, and makes a darn good argument as to why beef jerky is the greatest food on the planet. It’s funny in his own little twisted sense of humor, but it’s not a book to be taken seriously.
The Alphabet of Manliness
However, I think that this book imitates Mznliness ‘s style too much. Still, The Alphabet of Manliness should be in the reference section of every library. One of my personal favorite statements was in the letter M for Metal, Maddox goes to his first Heavy Metal concert and th I greatly appreciate a book that can make me laugh out loud while riding on public transportation.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Yes, you’ll learn about boners and porn and things that men like to do with them, not that anyo This won’t give you chest hair or turn women into men, but it will give you a potent false sense of manliness and the sensation of bushy chest hair.
How old manliness that internet phenomenon? At the same time I found myself laughing uncontrollably. What every red-blooded man does when he gets some free time: Maddox should have bit off Hamburger less, going with his more original voice would have been much funnier and better. September 27, Finally, a book that guarantees your balls will manlinezs stomped; a akphabet so manly that it will make even the burliest of men and in some cases, the burliest of women feel inadequate.
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I love Maddox’s website, and my expectations were quite high for this book. The book first appeared in Barnes and Noble bookstores during Mayand it arrived to those who pre-ordered it on June 1, I’ve been reading “The Best Page in the Universe” for a a few years now so his particular brand of satire and parody are hardly surprising, and I went into it knowing precisely what to expect. Jan 20, Asen Georgiev rated it liked it. Maddo I bought this because the cover was ridiculous and it sounded way over the top.
Like all of the entries in this book, Maddox skipped over clever and surprising wordplay and went straight to uncrafted extremeness. Maddox is working overtime to push negative masculine stereotypes to their limits and for me it was hilarious.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. And for some reason, this just isn’t that funny because it actually is a real and serious problem. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. Dec 23, Dan rated it liked it Recommends it for: Where are the purposefully crappy Microsoft Paint illustrations? Nov 06, Jolson Olson rated it liked it.
You get the picture. Doesn’t that make it funny??? Mar 13, Shane rated it really liked it Shelves: Not a book for Higher learning but I still enjoyed it. Not to say that this book is dated but worth mentioning that we live in a time when a lot of folks find umbrage with a lot of humor. Humor is tailored for the individual and this either went over my head or just wasn’t my cup of tea. However, it would be selfish to keep it for myself, so feel free to buy a copy.
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