* Sigh *

This morning, NPR reported on an open casting call to find the next actor to portray the lonely Maytag employee. 200 candidates showed up, reportedly all men.

Discuss, not omitting attention to social roles, commercial culture, and ethics.

Mark says:

Well, social progress and whatnot aside, and taking into account that I have lived in medium and large communities in the north east, midwest, and Pacific… I have never once had a female appliance repair person come out, nor have I heard of anyone reporting that a woman came to fix their appliance.

I’m sure they’re out there, I’ve just never run across one!

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