I’d call it a palate cleanser but the sheer agony of it will having you weeping blood by the end. MKH has the definitive post on this, including e-mail comments on the clip from both of the principals. I figured it would go viral when I saw it this morning — and it has — but I didn’t think it’d get picked up even by outlets like Time magazine. But … it has. One nice thing about the beta male lifestyle, my friends: No awkward run-ins with the ex. On, er, national television.

R.S. McCain is friends with Helen Rittelmeyer, the target of this soliloquy, and calls her a “brilliant” and “amazing” writer. She handled herself well.