Perhaps I had her all wrong.
Alert reader Gary brings to my attention that perhaps Schwarzbaum's male friends aren't simply shaved babboons waiting to see the pretty explosions and people being beaten. Perhaps they're a different kettle of fish altogether.
Schwarzbaum writes: "There's not a guy I know, at any rate, who hasn't been looking forward to seeing The Rock pick up the big wooden stick first swung by Joe Don Baker...."
Aha. I think I know what kind of male friends she has now. LRLO regrets the error.