News & Reviews
- MSNBC appearance 7/3/11
- USA Today: "[A] laugh-out-loud parody..."
- Booklist: "[R]aucous... A great choice for manly men and/or couch potatoes."
- Interview at Dumb As A Blog
- Kirkus Reviews: "[A] funny collection..."
- AOL / Huffington Post interview
- Bio Channel interview
- Interview at the Los Angeles Times
- Variety announcement of film option
- The Florida Keys Keynoter: "[L]augh-out-loud parody -- along with lots of truth -- that most men will embrace."
- Mental Floss Hemingway Quiz
- BookDads.com: "[T]his book is great fun and if you’ve read Hemingway, you will appreciate the humor quite a bit."
- Mention at Flavorpill/Flavorwire
- Mention at Andrew Sullivan's Daily Dish
- The Faster Times: "The book is full of chuckles... Beckerman had a fun time writing it and that shines through... It’s a quick read and worth the time."
- Idaho Mountain Express: "[A] pitch-perfect parody..."
- Kansas State Collegian: "Five stars... a gem... I was in pain from laughing too hard."
- Baylor University Lariat: "The Heming Way is hilarious. ... For a satirical work, it is remarkably well-researched and thought out."
- Beatdom.com: "The book is a great read. ... Beckerman carries the reader through with wit and intelligence, taking a shot at everything in his path... highly recommended."
- David Rosman, InkandVoice: "[T]his really is a fun book to read. Short, silly and seriously masculine."
- PhillyBurbs.com: "[H]ysterical... I dare you to read this book and not laugh."
- LifeIn64SquareFeet.com: "For those looking for a fun read, this book is hysterical. ... The observations are amusing and occasionally brilliant.... It’s a truly enjoyable read..."
- Mark Simpson, coiner of the word "metrosexual": "I think it was Gore Vidal who said Hemingway was a joke that only America didn't get. No longer!"
- DestroyAllSlackers.com: "The first few pages had me in stitches. ... Beckerman's book is a social-commentary disguised as a humorous biography... a work of comedic genius..."
- Volume 1 Brooklyn: "[A] funny, smart, and satirical look at how men can reclaim their manhood..."
- Bookin' with Sunny: "Marty Beckerman is a very funny guy, but he’s done some very serious homework in putting this book together."
- Interview at the Daily Texan
- Interview at WMFE
- Interview at The Good Men Project
- Interview at Eye on Books
- Interview at the Dallas Observer
- Man of the Hour Weekly Buy
- Interview at Heritage Radio Network
- Interview at BrandChannel.com
- Interview at University of Alaska Sun-Star
- Splash magazine Father's Day Entertainment Gifts Guide for 2011
- TravelLady.com Fabulous Father’s Day Gifts: "Give Dad a laugh about history's ultimate man"
- Interview at My Life As a Foodie podcast
- Boston Phoenix: "Just because it retails at the Kindle store for $3.99 doesn't lower its rung on the culture ladder."
"Beckerman uses the deft and subtle touch of a sledgehammer. If you can read this entire book without being offended, then there is a good chance that you are illiterate. If you can read this entire book and not enjoy it, then there's a good chance you take yourself too seriously."
—Christian Lander, author of Stuff White People Like
"Anything by Marty Beckerman has instant cool cred."
—Ned Vizzini, author of It's Kind Of a Funny Story
"[A]musing, and often laugh-out-loud... Beckerman's research is, to put it in very clear terms, exceptional."
—New York Post
"[H]ilarious yet powerful... many of his rants are on point."
"Marty Beckerman is the Lenny Bruce of his generation."
—John Strausbaugh, author of Sissy Nation
"[F]unny and gleefully provocative."
—The Boston Phoenix
"The work is a surprisingly nuanced critique of contemporary culture."
—Washington City Paper
"Marty Beckerman is one of the great young journalists of our time."
—Mancow Muller, syndicated radio host
"[F]unny but also complex..."
"[S]cathing humor/social commentary... Beckerman is reckless, onanistic, and indulgent on an Eggers-ian scale. He's also a sick, funny little f***ing motherf***er."
—San Francisco Weekly