Father’s Day approaches, so we’re getting ads featuring things conventionally associated with masculinity: ties, shaving, hunting, fishing, golf, sports fandom, auto racing, tools, and so on. Today, from the New York Times store:
Special Father’s Day Savings From The Times
Infield Dirt From 30 Ballparks in Collector’s Box
Give Dad a piece of every ballpark in the big leagues! Each handcrafted wood box contains 30 game-used dirt capsules — one from each MLB stadium.
Ah, game-used dirt. Admire it, sniff it, run it through your fingers. Feel the manliness!