commentary on American life in general and American marriage in particular, serious in motivation, astringent presentation. He has tapped the vein of magazines, books, popular songs, ads of our time, and snows up their vulgar values, their the hokum of a superficial standardized civilization. point of the lack of intimacy, of understanding in American marriage, how the Little Woran and the Great Old Boy rarely get together as he is on money masking, playing golf, and she on movies, soap opera and beauty courses. He discusses some features of daily life, the society page, the lovelorn columns, women's magazines, and concludes with some sincere advice on the need for revising American principles, standards. Bright -- hiting -- blunt. It makes no pretense of profundity brings off what it intends to do.