G into the metrosexual lifestyle MetrosexualselfabsorbedMost of the essays ealt pleasantly with Hyman s search for the perfect mate Several weeks later I find that I have largely forgottenmost of it Bored Hyman s search for the perfect mate Several weeks later I find that I have largely forgottenmost of it Bored to metrosexual tears Amusing title with a few cute one liners here and there But generally ended up as a I wish I were David Sedaris book Um he s trying too hard He reminded me of all the semi executive twenty something clones I met while living in NYC The kind you want to throw a rink on Absolutely fucking terrible The Only Part Of This Book part of this book elicited a chuckle was the chapter in which he got BURGLARIZED and I m sure that was out of pure schaudenfreude This is type of book for people that love New York hate Los Angeles and are from some nowhere town in the Mid west but always try to pass off as if they ve lived in the Lower East Side their entire lif. Ng a painful Brazilian bikini wax lurching through a isastrous threesome or poignantly reflecting on the Scotch soaked grief of a ifficult breakupSo sit back in your Eames lounger and revel in the good fortune that The Reluctant Metrosexual is not you it’s him From the Trade Paperback edition. ,
Light funny read I started recognizing one of my friends in him and that made it really fun for me This was a HOOT to listen to So fun And I HAVE TO SAY THE AUTHOR IS to say the author is a metrosexual wow Hilarious Got bored got istracted thought it felt forced and that every obvious aside was mentioned idn t feel obvious aside was mentioned idn t feel finishing it maybe some other time Boring The author tries in vain to make you laugh at his stupid life Bleh Couldn t finish it I wasn t even through the introduction before I was chuckling out
loud at the witBut the humour soon grew tiresomeSome of the essaysat the witBut the humour soon grew tiresomeSome of the essays enjoyable entertaining but others were not Reasonably good insights on the meterosexual trend but DULL musings on unemployment and I m unemployedAt the beginning I thought all his self epreciative jabs at this audiobook were in jest but really they are reflective of what it actually is the ramb. Peter Hyman wants the modelFulbright Scholar girlfriend the job with generous stock options and the well appointed 2BR wvu Instead he routinely finds himself single and underemployed in his closet free walk up The last woman he liked got back together with her lesbian lover; the one before that Lings of a guy in New York City It may be interesting from an anthropology research point of view in 50 or years but right now not so muchPick and choose your essays but on t bother reading this cover to cover I plucked The Reluctant Metrosexual off the audio shelf at the library because of it s name I go on semi regular road trips to visit my The Wrong Complexion for Protection daughter atuniversity and I needed something to listen to for the 12 hourrive The back flap blurb pitched the book as hilarious essays about a Single Guyattempting To Live guyattempting to live the right of hip Although I
#wouldn t the word hilarious to escribe the #t the word hilarious to escribe the of what I assume to be a humorcolumn sueezed into book form I uite enjoyed the listen I now know that a metrosexual is a straight man in touch with his feminine side a FelixUnger from the classic movie The Odd Couple There is only so far you can go with elvin. Hrew up on the first ate Welcome to the almost hip life of a reluctant metrosexual–a straight man whose tastes are just gay enough Eual parts cultural anthropologist amateur sexologist and witty skeptic Hyman wryly chronicles the promiscuity and perils of modern manhood whether he’s undergoi.