“Someone please help me come up with a name for this thing”

Joe Ganley — blogger, Ph.D., software engineer, and coiner of the term “liquid routing” — has compiled a buyer’s guide to “man-bags.”

But before he gets to the gallery of options, Joe makes a few choice comments:

Someone please help me come up with a name for this thing so my wife will stop calling it a purse!

and

Furthermore, I would like to advocate the cause of men carrying these things so I don’t look like a freak.

Ganley’s guide describes what to look for in a “man-bag,” including an only half-hearted warning against fanny packs. But the meat of his offering is an illustrated list of available models.


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