Despite my obvious success at being cool, I really was looking forward to reading this book. Not only have I experienced the particular procedure described in this book, but I've been a fan of Rodney's blog for years and have read every one of his books immediately upon release. Plus, this book is an expansion on a very funny chapter from his first book Things Go Wrong For Me.
I typically read after I crawl into bed at night and as soon as I started reading my wife asked why I was chuckling about. There were so many passages that made me laugh I ended up reading the entire book to her over the next few nights. Plus, she enjoyed watching my testicles try to crawl up into my body when I got to some of the more graphic and painful parts.
Rodney kept a diary throughout the entire procedure starting on the day he decided to have it done and was shamelessly honest about how little he knew about his own anatomy despite all the time he has spent playing with it. He also explores the psychological damage incurred by trusting one of your most precious body parts to strangers with cutlery.
Rodney covers everything in this book and quite a bit more:
- Why children are horrible
- Human reproductive knowledge he should have acquired in high school
- Embarrassing himself in front of attractive nurses
- Shaving your bumpy nether regions
- The joys of painkillers
- Discovering that Advent calendars don't really apply to this situation
- Why bags of frozen peas are better than ice
- Scarlett Johansson is incredibly hot
- Learning how much personal info to share with coworkers
- Still knowing that children are horrible
- The benefits (and dangers) of man-scaping
|Excerpt from the Man-scaping chapter|
You will learn so many things that you never really wanted to know, but he does squeeze in a little bit of practical knowledge as well. I had this procedure done about five years ago and enjoyed reading Rodney's take on some of this bizarre process. Like Rodney, so much of it was lost on me at the time because my mind was too busy just trying to maintain the courage to keep moving forward. Anyone who's has this done will greatly appreciate the telling of his story. Any man who is considering having this done should read it to get a more light-hearted look at what is a scary procedure to even think about. I would also recommend this book to any person (man or woman) who enjoys a good laugh. Except for my neighbor Kirk. I hate him.
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And because Rodney is an egomaniac (like me), he begged me to include his Facebook and Twitter links as well.
Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/
Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/
If you're one of those cheap people who will never spend money on things, I recommend following Rodney's Twitter page. You will get his jokes in your feed everyday for FREE. But don't tell my neighbor Kirk. I really hate him.