To the group of women who, for some ungodly reason, chose to gather around my treadmill at the gym to loudly argue about The Patriarchy:
Thank you for taking what was already an uncomfortable half an hour for me and making it downright un-American.
Slash, I kind of wanted to let them know about our book, because one of the subtitles we kicked around was: The Misanthrope's Guide to Life: Meg and Chris Joke About The Patriarchy for 250 Pages and Then Sulk in a Corner Because They Weren't Allowed to Make Abortion or Suicide Jokes and Had to Change the Occasional "Fuck" to "Screw" Here and There, Thereby Compromising Their "Artistic" Integrity, And if You Couldn't Tell by the Scare Quotes, I'm Using the phrase "Artistic" Very Loosely.
It. is. a. PAGE TURNER.