Katz’s Deli & Public Pleasure

0 Comments 🕔13 Nov 2013

Improv Everywhere recently staged a flashmob at Katz’s Deli where 20 women situated throughout the room simultaneously re-enacted Meg Ryan’s infamous orgasm-fakeout from When Harry Met Sally. The responses from confused bystanders are priceless, particularly the rather stunned men working behind the counter. Although intended to be just one part of the troupe’s series recreating classic movie moments, the act of public, collective coming is still jarring. Watching women relinquish patriarchy-imposed controls on the primal, sexual impulse, if only in jest, speaks volumes about contemporary taboos surrounding female pleasure. Watch the scene below…

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syllabic stylist with a heart on for intersextional feminism. slutist founder.

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