The young men in the class--wearing those long, goofy basketball shorts with a lanyard hanging out of one pocket--look like, well, schlubs
. It's not altogether clear that these boy-men will soon be doing anything interesting or important, including becoming husbands and fathers.
That Solondz declines to give Abe a measure of tragic grandeur makes the point no less forcefully: Attention must be paid, even to schlubs
As a general rule, DDR gamers do not have the chiseled physiques of, say, Miami Dolphins defensive end Jason Taylor, but neither are they the kind of lazy schlubs
you might imagine chained to some dragon slayer video game in the basement.
The world of nutritional supplements, steroids, and all the other little chemicals designed to turn schlubs
into stars makes your Field Correspondent a little queasy.
Perhaps more accurately, Dobbs got momentarily wobbly at the sight of workaday schlubs
on far lower rungs of the journalistic ladder becoming paper millionaires overnight by virtue of working for such now-forgotten webzines as Quokka Sports, Garden.com, and NextCard.
But then, even if you could live with the sweet conceit that two schlubs
could connect to two interesting women, Payne takes it one ludicrous step further with an ending that's right out of delusion-ville.
Meanwhile the schlubs
in the boardroom are getting rich off his efforts and our irritation.
In a shrinking Hollywood, "Downsizin is a clever inversion of scale: a high-concept, large-canvas science-fiction from a filmmaker who specializes in the lives of profoundly ordinary schlubs
Playing a couple of schlubs
framed for bank robbery, director Sidney Poitier (yes, that Sidney Poitier) wrings every drop of humour from their struggle with life inside.
Blame Judd Apatow and his merry band of schlubs
: We've all seen this guy and his receding Jew-fro before.
Parrying attempts to paint them as a "media elite," journalists should present themselves as ordinary schlubs
who do it for love, not a big salary.
The women are sexier, the schlubs
, schlubbier," Michael said.
Alan Scherstuhl wrote in memory of Walker "He was a transparent hunk, somehow convincing audiences he was more like us schlubs
in the seats than he was like Vin Diesel, The Rock, or the Abercrombie models he actually resembled.