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Mahir To Borat, I Sue You! 275

An anonymous reader writes "The mockumentary Borat bears more than a passing resemblance to late '90s net celeb Mahir Cagri of, and he's not amused. Steven Leckart of Wired magazine gives him the third degree."
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Mahir To Borat, I Sue You!

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  • by Delifisek ( 190943 ) on Sunday November 05, 2006 @11:46AM (#16725781) Homepage
    In Turkey,

    We got tons of Mahir and Borat.

    Does any one say What is so interesting about these guys ? Those guys are Turkish equvalent of American redneck.

  • by DrSkwid ( 118965 ) on Sunday November 05, 2006 @01:15PM (#16726715) Homepage Journal
    But Cohen's displaced Jewishness fuels the comedy.

    A Jewish guy getting a room full of people to sing "Throw the Jew down the well" along with him. Surely that is the most telling?

    I think that bravery alone gives him carte blanche to provoke in any way possible.

    Ali-G and early Borat pricked British pomposity, now it's the Yanks' turn. He tried Ali-G in the U.S.A. but Ali's very Britishness worked against him. Borat is a fine vehicle, and Bruno too.

    Perhaps he'll do an American character now he's met more than a few over there!

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