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One section asked subjects to choose from a list of “dislikes”: “1. The batteries died on her tape recorder, so they made a date to finish the interview later that week, which turned into dinner for two. The demolition of the Third Avenue Elevated subway line set off a building boom and a white-collar influx, most notably of young educated women who suddenly found themselves free of family, opprobrium, and, thanks to birth control, the problem of sexual consequence.In every single discipline, male professors were far more likely than female ones to be described as funny.“I thought, ‘maybe I’m not that funny,’” Mickes said. I have a great time with my female friends.”Mickes’s story triggered the familiar shot/chaser of recognition and unease in me.I come from the kind of family that deals with minor adversity by making relentless fun of the petty tyrants responsible.
If you’ve given up on finding someone attractive and you’re fine with someone with self-esteem as low as yours, Ugly Schmucks may be your best bet.When she collected her professor evaluations at the end of the year, she was startled by one comment in particular:“She’s not funny,” the student wrote.