This is queer theory without the jargon and is a must for anyone interested in things male.Choice
Simpson pulls the pants off popular culture and wittily winks at the Freudian symbols lurking beneath. Arnie's rumpsteak in cute combat cut-offs, Markey Mark as the Calvin Klein kid, Elivis's pomaded pompadour, Tom Cruise's baseball bat--there's a homo-erotic panto playing near you..The Modern Review
Discussions of masculinity have hitherto been characterized by a timid tone of pious apology--here at last is the antidote to that all-too-sombre debate. Sharp, astute and decidedly spunky, Simpson's essays are guaranteed to amuse, provoke and illuminate..Andy Medhurst, University of Sussex
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