November Book Club: The Winter of Our Discontent REview

The Winter of Our Discontent John Steinbeck [xrrgroup][xrr rating=4/5] [xrr rating=3.5/5 imageset=grenade label=Manliness:][/xrrgroup]     In case you forget, John Steinbeck is the man.  This is something we were all reminded of last night at our book club discussion of The Winter of Our Discontent.  It was decided that it’s our natural inclination to lump […]

Pet Names: Ultra Manly (So Says John Steinbeck)

Pet names. Pretty darn effeminate right? Most guys would agree that it isn’t the manliest thing to have a bunch of pet names for your spouse or girlfriend.  But I think we can also agree that the major theme of The Winter of Our Discontent is that pet names don’t have to be lame.  I’m […]