a new blend, with or without legs

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Fri Jul 29 16:45:02 UTC 2011

Reviewing the just released "Crazy, Stupid, Love" (yes, both commas are part of the title) in today's NYT--
--A. O. Scott characterizes it as:

"a smooth blend of modern comic genres with a surprising undercurrent of dark, difficult emotion. Essentially a study in the varieties of masculine sexual confusion, it travels the circuit from bromance to a kind of Y-chromosome weepie that might be called male-odrama"

A few earlier google hits for "male-odrama", with or without hyphen(s), but maybe it will have staying power, if the genre does.

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