Remember yurt-dwellers Michael Roach and Christie McNally, the controversial Buddhists who remain within 15 feet of each other at all times? Well, Slate deputy editor David Plotz and his wife, Atlantic contributing editor Hanna Rosin tried to embrace the Roach-McNally lifestyle, but instead of living in a remote one-room dwelling, Plotz and Rosin attempted to stay within 15 feet of each other while going about their quotidian urban lives. And guess what? Hilarity ensued, but not without a dash of legitimate relationship reflection. First, the hilarity: Rosin discovered that her husband is the "office kitchen diva" who freaks out because his precious Fresca is not in the fridge; Plotz got irritated by his pregnant wife's constant peeing, while he waited, "red-faced, outside the ladies' room, trying not to look like a perv."
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