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Male Friendship 18 June 2009
Do we undervalue men's relationships with male friends?

Forget romantic comedies, the best jokes in Hollywood are now at the expense of men and their male friends. Most of the humour seems to derive from the characters’ attempts to bond with each other, a plot-line which usually flirts with catastrophe. It’s a genre that has even given rise to a new term, the ‘bromance’ .The latest example, ‘The Hangover’, has just opened in the UK and has already topped the box-office in the US. James Delingpole, author of ‘Coward at the Bridge’ and Sarfraz Mansoor author of ‘Greetings from Bury Park’ join Jenni to ask whether we have forgotten how to appreciate the fine art of male friendship.



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