Posts Tagged ‘Parody’

Weird: The Al Yankovic Story

March 23, 2010

 

I want this to be an actual movie, IMMEDIATELY.  This short, put together by the celebri-sponsored team over at Funny or Die, consists of some of the best comics currently working.  A slightly embellished telling of the Weird One’s life which paints the picture of an alcoholic Al overcoming adversity and his own demons with the help of his parents, his lover, Madonna, and, of course, Dr. Demento.  Weird Al deserves an awesome send up on a monthly basis for his contributions to all that is funny funny ha-ha, so seeing Patton Oswalt, Paul Scheer, Olivia Wilde, Gary Cole, Aaron Paul, and Eric Appel produce this and slap it on Funny or Die made my day.  h, and, of course, Al gets in on the fun, himself.  Click below for fun times!

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The Key of Awesome

December 9, 2009

The Internet is quickly becoming a factory for better and better content. I found this collection of comics where I find everything these days, /Film. The Key of Awesome is a relatively new web show that produces songs a la The Lonely Island.  Primarily comprised of singular actor Mark Douglas, all the episodes are RIDICULOUSLY well-put together with quite sinsere production value (meaning Chromakey and some unique editing choices). Hosted under the Barely Political channel, which is also home to Auto-Tune the News and Obama Girl, the songs are all genuinely FAMAZING and the bar for quality has already been set pretty high. I’ve listed my two favorites below. One questions the few, yet fairly glaring inequities of The Dark Knight’s script, while the other is a send-up to Lady Gaga’s odd performance technique.  The Dark Knight production features wonderful iterations of Michael Caine’s Alfred, Christian Bale’s Batman, and Heath Ledger’s Joker, all interacting in the most marvelous meta-mash-up I may have ever seen. I LOVE IT. I swear, I might as well just start a “Batman” category while I’m at it.

MORE Making fun of Shakira!

September 18, 2009

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Apparently, I was a bit impetuous with my previous post, as there are a LOAD of She Wolf spoofs out there.  Below are a few of my favorites.  Granted, some of these are FAR better than others.  Oh, just make sure to watch the She Worf one.  It’s amazing and actually kind of catchy in its own right.  I can’t help it, I’m a sucker for Auto-Tune.

The Wicker Man: Bonus Features!!!

April 12, 2009

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While scanning the interwebs, I stumbled across these absolutely brilliant mash-ups involving The Wicker Man. Being that it is my new All-Time Worst, All Time-Fav, I wanted to share these little delights with the rest of you! Enjoy!

Mega Wicker Man

 

The Wicker Man Comedy Trailer

 

Dear Wicker

 

Goodness, I do feel better.  Well, hopefully that will get the Nic Cage out of my system for at least the next couple of days.