Finally, NPR has weighed on on what is and is not a Bro.
NPR — yes, National Public Radio — has posted a scientific examination of what constitutes a bro, using a Venn diagram of ubiquitous celebrities to illustrate their findings. It features other sports guys (Tim Tebow represents the “jockish” bro in its purest form), but is centered around Ultimate DudeBro and With Leather favorite Ryan Lochte. According to people who have government funding and nothing better to do with their time, Lochte exemplifies the four defining aspects of bro-dom — jockish, dudely, stoner-ish and preppy. Yeah, I don’t know.
Check it out for yourself: