Please, My Wife, She’s Very Online | The New Yorker


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via Pocket - Please, My Wife, She’s Very Online - Added June 05, 2019 at 09:50PM It might have begun with “Borat.
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3 days ago by peteyreplies
The word “wife,” charged with the frisson of Borat’s lime-green mankini, quietly exaggerates our dependence on fixed ideas of one another. Photograph by Francis…
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4 days ago by richirvine
The figure of the wife has also become an important trope within a specific, baroque type of Internet-based humor, and this isn’t accidental. Like Borat, the online world is profane and disorderly and constantly agitated; the wife, on the other hand, is imagined as sacred, eternal, controlled.


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8 days ago by lemeb
The word “wife,” charged with the frisson of Borat’s lime-green mankini, quietly exaggerates our dependence on fixed ideas of one another. Photograph by Francis…
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9 days ago by yudha87
RT : I wrote about *borat voice* MAH WIIFE
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9 days ago by gregbrown
It might have begun with “Borat. via Pocket
9 days ago by laurajnash
Me? I find myself thinking. A wife? In this economy?
9 days ago by nsfmc
The word “wife,” charged with the frisson of Borat’s lime-green mankini, quietly exaggerates our dependence on fixed ideas of one another. Photograph by Francis…
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9 days ago by mikerugnetta
I wrote about *borat voice* MAH WIIFE
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9 days ago by mallorypaige