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Iron Joe Bob

3.67  ·  Rating details ·  72 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
The real founder of the Men's Movement is Joe Bob Briggs, famous drive-in movie reviewer and Texas sage, who now publishes his long-awaited volume on relationships among the assorted sexes. This book is the result of years of male encounter groups held in various Texas topless bars.
Paperback, 272 pages
Published February 4th 1994 by Atlantic Monthly Press (first published 1992)
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Tom
Sep 22, 2012 rated it liked it
Drive-in movie critic and trailer park denizen, Joe Bob Briggs, takes shots at the drum-pounding modern man. We're pretty much sitting ducks.
Mark Dunn
Jan 18, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: humor
Unless you're a creepy fan ,like me, could afford to pass this one by. The three stars is in relation to other Joe Bob books and humor books in general ,not Shakespeare.
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Apr 17, 2017 rated it it was ok
A few of the chapter titles reveal the crass, low-brow humor in this parody of Robert Bly's pretentious Iron John: A Book about Men:

The Legend of the Limp Spear
Slaying the Inner Weenie
Women Are Crazy: Get Used to It
Lengthening Your Spear"
Withdrawing from the Wooly Forest


Weird colloquial spellings create the ethos of the tasteless narrator: "probly," "Mesicans," "bullstuff," "goldurn."

To parallel Bly's use of the tale "Iron John" by the Brothers Grimm, Briggs manufactures an Indian legend
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Hilarious and insightful! No "modern man" should go any longer without having read this book.
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