By A.J. Jacobs
Updated September 04, 1998 at 04:00 AM EDT
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Viagra Nation

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What a banner year for the good old male-genitalia joke: Monica, colossal rocker Tommy Lee, and, of course, Viagra. As was demonstrated time and again, penis punchlines are the easiest go-to in comedy, which is precisely what makes them so hard. (See what I mean?) Fortunately, this satirical handbook — billed as ”the definitive guide to life in the new sexual utopia” — rises above the obvious tee-hee puns to give us some clever, if still gleefully juvenile, potency-pill humor. Among the bits: the Senior Sutra (how to position your walkers during sex); Viagra fashions (suits that ”bulge with authority”); and the Viagra bedroom of tomorrow (with a wall-size TV tuned to Danish programming). No doubt, this paperback by New Yorker contributor McCall and former Esquire editor Eisenberg will bring smiles to the faces of Viagra poppers everywhere (as if they weren’t smiling already). A-

Viagra Nation

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  • Bruce McCall

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