I'm with Stupid: One Man. One Woman. 10,000 Years of by Gene Weingarten, Gina Barreca

By Gene Weingarten, Gina Barreca

Is God male or girl? Why do girls, yet now not males, flush public bogs with their ft? Why are males, yet no longer ladies, keen about parallel parking? Why do girls, yet now not males, go away eleven-minute messages on answering machines? Why do males consider to blame approximately not anything, and ladies think to blame approximately every thing? was once Marilyn Monroe...fat?

These philosophical quandaries, and extra, are eventually debated in I'm with Stupid, an uproariously humorous discussion among Gene Weingarten, the gleefully misogynistic Washington Post humor columnist, and Gina Barreca, the gleefully feminist collage of Connecticut professor.

The first major ebook approximately women and men really written through a guy and a lady, I'm with Stupid is aware of the darkish secrets and techniques of either sexes. It's no longer a lecture, yet a longer argument, a combustion of viewpoints that lands up unearthing startling truths. within the phrases of Gene and Gina: "Our Mars and Venus breach their orbits and collide in a screaming fireball from Hell."

The material spans artwork and expression, technological know-how and expertise, politics and heritage, spirituality and faith, intercourse and sexuality, in addition to the advanced etiology, sociology, and etymology of soiled jokes. males: research eventually the best way to be aware of evidently while you are having a struggle. girls: research what he fairly capacity while he says "I'm sorry." Take aspects as Gene and Gina face off in a haggling problem within which the winner manages to get the bottom rate for a Mercedes S500. or simply take up the show.

I'm with Stupid is the e-book that eventually establishes, conclusively, that ladies are funnier than males. And vice versa.

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D. My love muscle. SCORING Count one point for every (a) answer, two for every (b), three for every (c), and four for every (d). Gina’s scoring analysis: I scored 46. In general, the lower your score, the higher your conventional femininity quotient. Understand, however, that gender is a complex and inexact measurement, and scoring particularly high or particularly low does not necessarily correlate with masculinity or femininity as we have come to understand them. Above all, feel good about yourself and your choices.

Why do men like kissing for a long time at the beginning of a romance but then you have to make an appointment with them to get kissed for more than five seconds after you’ve been in said relationship for a couple of years? Would you rather be in bed with a woman who could make you laugh or a woman with a twenty-four-inch waist? Do you think a woman would rather be in bed with a man who could make her laugh or one hung like 16 / Weingarten and Barreca a sixteen-ounce can of Bud? Are you sure? I didn’t think so.

GENE: No need to go there. We are at a rare point of agreement. History belongs to men. Eventually it will not. GINA: We are not at a rare point of agreement. We are at a predictable point of disagreement. You are defining history as a relentless march of progress. I define it as an appalling parade of debauchery and oppression perpetrated by bloodthirsty lunatics with penises, interrupted by the very occasional humanitarian achievement. History would have been entirely different, and better, if women had been the dominant sex.

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