The American Scene
by James Poulos
Very irregular. But, yes, I am amazed.
But somehow, McEnroe seems like someone who could have had a lifelong susceptibility to constipation, a rager, a frustration case, sort of like the uxurious, professionally thwarted, miserably backed-up father in “Portnoy’s Complaint.”
— Matt Feeney · Feb 3, 04:45 AM · #
Next thing’ll be ads for Cialis or Viagra. That’s exactly what I thought when I saw him in the All-Bran commercial.
— Joules · Feb 3, 04:50 AM · #
His enduring celebrity and continuing ability to pick up product endorsement deals is amazing in and of itself.
Remember his late-night talk show on CNBC?
— Other Ezra · Feb 4, 05:35 AM · #
Where’s the story here. He’s endorsing a Kellogg health/weight program. Big deal. Would he be more viable if he were hocking tankless water heaters.
— dave · Feb 5, 11:41 PM · #
“Become part of a regular movement in the All-Bran® 10 Day Club”
If that isn’t brilliant writing, I don’t know what is.
— tim maguire · Feb 6, 12:13 AM · #
Me, constipated? You can’t be serious!!!
— Robert · Feb 6, 12:29 AM · #
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↑ same old show
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