Television: Making Monkeys of Men

Its star charms, but Love slips on a banana peel

At some point during CBS's chatty dramedy Love Monkey, a female focus group (i.e., my wife) asked me, "Do men really talk like that?" I don't recall if the question came when some strangers in a bar discussed why men are never content in relationships, or when one character called a Tori Amos CD "vagina music."

Men may not talk like that, but who would watch an hour of guys talking about real estate or silently playing Xbox? Like Sex and the City, Love (Tuesdays, 10 p.m. E.T.) uses fantasy to try to tell truths about mating, here focusing on Tom...

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