An offensive, in-your-face, brutally honest and completely hilarious look at male inner life and sexual fantasy. In the course of this hilariously honest boo. An offensive, in-your-face, brutally honest and completely hilarious look at male inner life and sexual fantasy—sure to be one of the most controversial bo. The self-absorbed narrator continually looks for (and finds) sex but is terrified, if not emasculated, by the prospect of love.

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Ok, take 2 minutes to read this review and spare yourself the 3 hours it takes to read the book. It’s the confluence of these things that is currently moving us into a time when mainstream media is going to have to be more honest about not only sex but everything else, too, because technologically there simply won’t be a way to be dishonest that’s still palatable to the people who matter most to the companies that produce mainstream media — consumers.

It might be true, but it hardly describes him. The cover of the book is awful in the same way the book is “awful.

The narrator basically just gives a very bleak look on life and love and makes a very, very, VERY bad decision. Seriously, that’s about it. I can’t conspire to align her sexuality with mine, nor averzge I her plans for her destiny.

THE AVERAGE AMERICAN MALE by Chad Kultgen | Kirkus Reviews

As such, the protagonist doesn’t develop much. This is because other people, or at least the women in the book, are aware of that power, and they use it. Or, is beauty truth and thus truth beauty. I’ve cut out parts of his rant and only posted the relevant portions: But whether you are comfortable with the premise or not, what you do need to accept is that underneath all the sex, there are real issues that men do their best not to think about, real panic, and ultimately, not in all cases but definitely in some, real resentment.


Anyways, it was really not-nice humor and a really fast read. I do believe that most self-named “scholars” do exactly the above, and if they were told that Twilight was actually written by Saul Bellow, they’d find a way to show you how brilliant they were by showing you how brilliant Twilight is.

From the point of view of how men are supposed to feel these days, many people will view it as completely disgusting. Books by Chad Kultgen. I give points for the frank and blatant description of male fantasies, for keeping the main character a mystery he never discloses his vhad or job – made to fit us all and for one fantastic scene in the middle of the book.

This all may seem very simple, but a deeper look reveals that there is more complexity at the heart of the book than the descriptions of pornography, mental images, and tje acts. I didn’t find the writing that appealing.

I’m not really sure what I expected when I decided to purchase a book with a ribbon reading “the novel that inspired the hit viral video” in the corner, but I guess I got what I deserved. I read it on an Ipod and the pages were barely a paragraph long, so it was easy to rip through.

I’ll get to him. He’s bored with everything except his xbox and doesn’t understand why she doesn’t dump him. Paperbackpages. In fact, it had become the exact opposite of what was asked of me in the first place. I’ve learned in life and I’ve learned from this book just to communicate, and be prepared to cut your losses if she’s not the right woman.

My books all deal with the nature of relationships and communication in a modern world that’s constantly changing technologically and socially. Depending on your sensitivities, you might really enjoy this look into the most base and obvious tendencies of the “Average American Male.

Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you. While this observation is true to its character, it forces the reader to pity him because for americsn the character’s sex-obsessed mae and actions, he forgot to notice the brain americann in any chqd the women he meets.


Kultgen had a provocative idea, but just wasn’t creative or talented enough to make something worthwhile out of it.

It just drew me in. But -paradoxical feelings time- that’s the point. Do you think that he could read in to it, fi I’m curious about your opinion concerning brilliant people. Any reference to anal sex–whether it was a vulgar phrase or literally the phrase “anal sex” — was changed to “the back door. Hell, I was This book either resonates with you or it doesn’t. First chapter, in its entirety: But something about it worked for me. Men are visually stimulated, whereas women are typically more stimulated by touch; 3.

The Average American Male

He’s a one-note superficial misogynist and his only redeeming quality is that he willingly gives to the poor and homeless. I literally vomited on the americna I read this at the bookstore; averxge enough it was averagee by a female via her Barnes and Noble “employee picks” card on the bookshelf, with the review “Not, I repeat, NOT for children.

But it is never revealed. Yeah, women pretty much suck The Anthony Weiners of the world will stop being news, because nudity and sexual interaction through cell phones and Internet apps won’t be seen as a mistake, it’ll be seen as a rite of passage.

And it’s a good sign when shows like Girlswhich is possibly the most honest show on television — certainly about sex, and also about a wide variety of other things — wins Golden Globes.