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Everyone who engages with The Rehearsal as more than just cringe comedy, which it also sometimes is, will probably get something different out of it.
NATHAN FIELDER'S THE REHEARSAL IS A BRILLIANT HEAD TRIPJUDY BERMANJULY 15, 2022TIME
Not only has “cringe culture” become de rigueur on many parts of the internet, but the group experience involved in bullying or mocking anyone who happens to get categorized as cringe becomes justification for the mocking and bullying to continue.
IS JEREMY STRONG THE BAD ART FRIEND?AJA ROMANODECEMBER 17, 2021VOX
Feldstein and Owen bring what I assume is an intended blend of romantic foolhardiness, blind horniness and all-around cringe to their banter scenes, and, well, they sure nail that latter quality.
‘IMPEACHMENT: AMERICAN CRIME STORY’ SHOWS THERE ARE LIMITS TO HOW MUCH WE CAN (OR SHOULD) REHAB ’90S TABLOID FIGURESINKOO KANGSEPTEMBER 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
No matter what Tokyo pulled off Friday, however, the response was going to be a collective cringe.
THE TOKYO OLYMPICS OPENING CEREMONY WAS DEPRESSING AS HELLKEVIN FALLONJULY 23, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
With Curb Your Enthusiasm, Seinfeld co-creator and “social assassin” Larry David has brought us more than two decades’ worth of cringe comedy based on his privileged life.
THE NEW CLASS OF COMFORT TV: 16 SHOWS TO WATCH WHEN YOU RUN OUT OF FRIENDS AND THE OFFICEELIANA DOCKTERMANFEBRUARY 10, 2021TIME
We live in a golden age of cringe, an art form defined, at least in part, by its grotesquely earnest monuments to politicians.
WE LIVE IN A GOLDEN AGE OF CRINGESONNY BUNCHJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The same amount of pride which makes a man treat haughtily his inferiors, makes him cringe servilely to those above him.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
And then, that a thought should knock me prone, and make me cringe—from the mere fact of its lowness and meanness!
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
The captives were pale and seemed to cringe from the pale interrogation light.
THE LINKALAN EDWARD NOURSE
My grand signior, Vouchsafe a beso las manos, and a cringe Of the last edition.
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