January 02, 2006
Those Kazakhs Just Can't Take a Joke
At least not when it's told by Borat Sagdiyev, the alter ego of British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen (perhaps better known as Ali G). Perhaps it was less than sensitive for the sixth most famous person in Kazakhstan to use an Internet domain controlled by the Kazakh government to satirize the Kazakh government, but they in return showed an extraordinary lack of humor by shutting the site down completely. They even threatened to sue.
(Borat's fans need not fear; he is up and running elsewhere.)
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i absolutely love Borat. i can't wait until his feature length film comes out. it's going to be a documentary about america.
also, i do a mean impression of Borat.
im surprised the kazakh hit-squad hasn't taken him out yet.
Posted by: drdougfir at January 3, 2006 12:35 AM
note: the site that was taken off of the kazakh host is now at http://www.borat.tv/
Posted by: drdougfir at January 3, 2006 12:38 AM