Posted on February 5, 2018 at 1:24 pm by Gene Ambaum
Martin: What sorts of books does he like?
Patron: He’s a man. He likes manly books.
Martin: Do you mean fiction with male characters? Nonfiction about famous men? What sort --
Patron: Doesn’t matter as long as they’re doing manly things.
Martin: You keep using the word “manly.” I’m not sure what you mean.
Patron: Is there someone with more testosterone that I could talk to?
Martin: Sure. But I’m afraid you’ll find the rest of our staff will also try to avoid blatant sexism.