Charming Uphill Both Ways in the Snow

Ask women or men to name a living, publicly recognized charming man, and 10 out of 10 will say [REDACTED]. That there exists only one choice — and an aging one — proves that we live in a culture all but devoid of male charm.

Name a living, publicly recognized charming man. (Actors, mostly.) The question accompanies this article about how men have lost their charm, which starts taking some odd but entertaining turns almost right away (“Even in the most casual conversation, men are too often self-absorbed or mono-focused or — more commonly — guarded, distracted, and disengaged to an almost Aspergerian degree”).

(AHP, what say you?)