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Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Why are men on TV always such fools?

Last night while watching a show that my wife and I enjoy, "Garage Sale Mysteries" on Hallmark, I had to endure the older sister treating her brother and father with condescension as they made plans for their man cave. Shelves the men could not assemble, she put together in minutes; they called it a man-cave, but she turned it into a woman-cave with feminine touches, all to show us that men must never be seen as having true masculinity. I still enjoy the wholesomeness of the series and coming from such a source it seems even harder to take. The Tunnel Dweller.
rid·i·cule:  the subjection of someone or something to contemptuous and dismissive     From Oxford dictionaries

UK Telegraph

Bumbling, childlike and the butt of endless jokes, why are men constantly portrayed as idiots on television, asks Dominic Utton

. . . "Sometimes the men are sweet, well-meaning idiots (think Homer Simpson, Jack Duckworth, Tim from The Office); sometimes they’re pig-headed, blundering idiots (the Mitchell brothers, Frank in Shameless, Larry David in Curb Your Enthusiasm); sometimes they’re sex-mad idiots (Charlie in Two and a Half Men, Joey in Friends) and sometimes they’re just idiots (the guy from Outnumbered). Either way, idiots is what they are." . . .

. . . "Now imagine these adverts with roles reversed – where a mother is being ridiculed by her husband and ignored by her children. Where a nation is being encouraged to laugh at the ridiculous, pathetic woman. You can’t, can you? Of course not – because such an ad would never be made. It would be outrageously sexist." . . .

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