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I, A Dominant Male, Have Some Thoughts On Seinfeld’s Thoughts On ‘Dominant Masculinity’

The funnyman misses “real men.” But I’m right here, Jerry

12 min readJun 5, 2024


I want to empathize with Jerry Seinfeld. I do. I want to see the world through the eyes of white, straight, cis men who feel like the world is against them. The world isn’t against you, friends. I’m listening.

He said some stuff that riled people up, which he enjoys doing. It’s one of the perks of getting older, I think. That, and owning property. Remember when he got miffed at college kids for not laughing at his jokes? Jokes told by Jerry Seinfeld, their parent’s favorite sitcom star who they quote all the time.

Yadda yadda!

Empathy must be practiced regularly, like lifting weights or playing video games. I’m trying to open my heart, and whatever chakra is associated with wisdom, which is the third eye? I listened to a relaxing podcast about chakras the other day. I’m trying to learn from my mistakes and grow. Like a flower, but a manly flower. A manly yellow flower, the color of a Jeep Wrangler or Wolverine’s classic suit. Yellow like, um, beer?

So I’m trying, really trying — I’m making an effort over here — to resist getting…



John DeVore

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