In "The Doll," set in a toy store where a pretty-in-pink girl-doll is admired but never bought, Ayodele Gasel battles an army of he-men
(toting neon-plastic machine guns) in her Mary-Janes, turning waltz-clog steps into a barrage of bullets.
THERE I was, lounging on the beach surrounded by bleach-haired, bronzed he-men
waxing their surf-boards and answering to the name Bruce.
How the he-men
of Bolton will relish the physical challenge against Arjen Robben and the rest.
They sent on their He-men
and they got a break when big Duncan popped up with the equaliser.
So it's good to know that there are still he-men
in the so-called beautiful game of soccer and caring ones as well.
writers used to pride themselves on their ability to punch their way out of a paper bag.
In "Charm School," burly he-men
fumble their way through Ms.
For the romantics, there is the doomed love story; for the he-men
, there is the "do the right thing" regardless attitude of Bogart's Rick Blaine.
In Here, Piggy Piggy (from Memory Series), 2002, the sinister hillbillies who humiliate the he-men
city slickers in the 1972 film Deliverance are transformed and enlarged into a pair of crudely made, horribly grinning bobbleheads (the commercial souvenirs that are available at sporting events).
such as Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone ruled Hollywood's roost.
Ray responds: "That's all right, Jakie, he-men
men have their uses beyond moving the piano for us.
Instead, he spent the entire day treating injuries received in drunken fights between the "ardent he-men
from the big woods" (180-81):
They used to think maybe that they were certain types, he-men
or she-women, and now that's all gone.
The Joint Chiefs of Staff, those chesty he-men
forever boasting that the role of the military is to salute and follow orders, suddenly have a new interpretation of obedience to the commander in chief.