The Alphabet of Manliness

The Alphabet of Manliness

Book - 2009
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Random House, Inc.
Sometimes in life you say certain words in conjunction with other words that you normally wouldn't, such as the word "holy" and the word "shit." Those times are rare and celebrated. Well, get your face hole ready, because this is one of those times: introducingThe Alphabet of Manliness: Special Edition!

If it's a crime to be awesome, then I deserve three life sentences and the death penalty. This literary kick to the dick may very well be the greatest compilation of all things manly throughout history.

The new edition includes:

• "The Numbers of Manliness."

• A full-color insert

• Corrections to typos!

I, Maddox, the author, personally guarantee that this is the best edition of the book since the last one. This book is only for the saltiest, hairiest, most rugged sons of bitches out there. However, it would be selfish to keep it for myself, so feel free to pick up a copy. 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 alike.

If you can't handle the punch to the colon I'm about to deliver to you, look on the bright side: you'll save a fortune on Halloween when kids come to your door to pick apart your candy ass. On the other hand, if you feel comfortable with the risk of having your ass neatly packaged and handed to you with all the trimmings, cut the foreplay and crack the book open already.

Baker & Taylor
Presents alphabetically arranged humorous, tongue-in-cheek entries on various aspects of manliness, along with additional material on numbers and manliness.

& Taylor

Includes a listing of humorous, often raunchy, but truly manly expressions in a new edition of the best-selling book that includes the following additional material "The Alphabet of Womanliness: As Told by a Man," "The Numbers of Manliness," and a full-color insert. 100,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Citadel Press/Kinsington Pub., [2009]
Edition: Extended edition
Copyright Date: ©2009
ISBN: 9780806531441
Branch Call Number: 817 MADDO
Characteristics: xii, 242 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Vildasol, Angelo


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Aug 10, 2017

Lots of easy-to-take-offense-at comments about women, but surely no one can actually have that attitude today (or can they.) Or at least live to tell about it (much less write about it.) Lots of crudeness, vulgarity and scatalogical humor, too. Author has an acerbic sense of humor that is very funny in small doses. Not recommended to be read cover to cover in a short time, though.

FindingJane Dec 26, 2014

Some men find leaving adolescence very trying and cling to it with the ferocity of toddler Bart Simpson holding on to the bars of his crib. Mr. Maddox is clearly one of those men. His book celebrates all the stereotypical tropes of supposed American masculinity: forcing women into being submissive sexual objects, pounding beers, worshipping men with bodybuilder physiques (which you strongly suspect they themselves don’t possess), creating the perfect fart, hating hippies and loving ear-blasting music, to name a few things. It’s meant to be raucous good fun, a humor book to be taken with a very large grain of salt since most men wouldn’t live past the age of 30 if they followed its precepts. At best, it’s an insight to the wistful dreams of certain men who believe that their world lacks real adventure and this is the closest they’ll get to it. At worst, it helps codify the attributes of a “man’s man”—meaning that no woman would have him.


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