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  1. Ali G a.k.a. Sacha Baron Cohen: Sacha Noam Baron Cohen is an English actor, comedian, and writer. A graduate of Christ's College, Cambridge, Baron Cohen is most widely known for creating and playing four fictional characters: Ali G, Borat Sagdiyev, Brüno Gehard and Admiral General Aladeen. In most of his routines, Baron Cohen's characters interact with unsuspecting people who do not realise they are being set up for comic situations and self-revealing ridicule.
  2. Ali G a.k.a. Ali G. is an actor.

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Ali G is a satirical fictional character created and performed by British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen. Originally appearing on Channel 4's The 11 O'Clock Show, and subsequently as the title character of Channel 4's Da Ali G Show in 2000 and on HBO in 2003–2004, he is also the title character of the film Ali G Indahouse. In December 2007, in an interview with The Daily Telegraph, Baron Cohen announced that Ali G, along with Borat, had been retired. However, Ali G returned at the 2012 British Comedy Awards to accept Baron Cohen's Outstanding Achievement Award, causing controversy by making jokes about Kate Middleton and Jimmy Savile. Ali G returned to television with Ali G Rezurection on the basic cable network FXX in 2014.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Humor Studies (2014)

by Salvatore Attardo

The TV and film character Ali G is an obvious case of this. The impersonation was composed of elusive layers of identity: a wannabe English suburban homeboy adopting the stereotypi- cal persona of a young inner-city Black American who is ...

Google previewOntology and the Lexicon (2010)

A Natural Language Processing Perspective by Chu-ren Huang

For example, the physical agent Ali G PA can act for Ali as a legal person (G A): ( 9.39) actsFor(Ali, AliAsLegalPerson, t1) Physical agents can construct internal constructions. Information realizations are non-schematic entities, assumed to be ...

Google previewThe Palgrave Dictionary of Anglo-Jewish History (2011)

by W. Rubinstein, Michael A. Jolles

After abrief stint in merchant bankinghebecame a performer, winning famefor histhree comedic 'alteregos':the Staines rapper Ali G, the ostentatiously gay Austrian fashion reporter Bruno, and above allthe buffoonish antisemitic Kazakh ...

Google previewDictionary of Contemporary Slang (2009)

by Tony Thorne

The vogue term, heard since the end ofthe1990s and popularised by the comedian Ali G among others, may be in origin an elaborated form of mass, or influenced by massive in the sense of overwhelming, impressive, etc. Shout goin' out to ...

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