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Men whom society does not deem conventionally “attractive”: they are fat not strong, hunched not tall, hairy not smooth.
The app is an extension of The New Yorker’s efforts to increase its presence on the web while also staying true to its history and brand.The story is told by Margot, a 20-year-old college student, who narrates with painful mundanity the moment she feels too polite to back out from having sex with a 34-year-old man, Robert, whom she barely knows. His inexperience, his clumsy, sweaty hands, pawing at her body, his sloppy, pornographic thrusting and his hairy, flabby skin disgust her. Days later, he repeatedly messages Margot calling her a whore. It separated the internet into two camps: those who understood the significance of “Cat Person”, and those who dismissed it. Women understood the story because they related to it. ”**Right answer no.2: **“Cat Person" has shocked men who only know one narrative: that men have agency and women don't. It is depressing to realise how fearful women are of being alone with a man.The moment of intercourse, as well as the days that precede and follow it, are relayed by Margot to the reader in minute detail: her reaction to Robert’s every limb; his every word; his every expression, and what she imagines to be his every thought. But rejecting him at this point would be mortifying. A possible attack is always at the back of their minds. The crime itself is visualised ahead of time, so that a woman is ready, if and when it happens.While apps were heralded as the ideal way to engage readers on mobile, for most publishers apps are to mobile what the homepage is to desktop: a feature that few people beyond a relatively small core of readers will interact with once, much less on a daily basis.“I don’t think there is anyone here who isn’t cognizant of all of that,” Thompson said.