It’s 2011; gender roles have evolved. But there is still something inherently silly about seeing a grown man cry. Obviously, there are times when a man can and should cry. A library closing, however, is probably not one of those times. Getting misty eyed? Fine. Mist up. Get as eye-moist as you want. Let the black of your eyes glisten with sentimentality. But if you want to not end up as a web video, you should probably not blubber away in a high pitch voiced and then yell “sh*t” at yourself for doing it.
Somebody should do a dissertation about the the following irony: Libraries are closing and being replaced by the internet because the internet can provide all the information in a library plus the entertainment of a guy crying about a library being closed.
“Excuse me, miss, but do you have any books about over-the-top crying by men who are sad about library closings?” – Question you would never ask a librarian.
“Grown man crying” – Thing you can and probably have Googled. In fact, that is how I found this other video which, by the way, is one of the greatest videos.