My humor magazines before and after the academy were Mad and, later, National Lampoon.
Singers and film-makers lampoon them as the haunts of bored teenagers and desperate housewives.
As with panegyric, the instinct for lampoon found no shortage of targets in the ensuing centuries.
What Fielding always did best was use modern frustrations to fondly lampoon a particular sort of vanity and pretentiousness that secretly everyone has.
Mike and his Music Masters dust off the old ‘Jake Walk Blues’ and lampoon the poor lushes outside, but nobody’s laughing much now.
He joined the Lampoon, even though, as Begley says, for most of its members the Lampoon is basically a social club.
Her detractors jeer at her self-deprecation, lampoon her repetitiveness, and psychoanalyze her posts for signs of darkness repressed.
Among their wildest, most anarchic efforts, the three films mercilessly lampoon moneyed society, higher education, and warring governments.
They published a number of wounding Crimson parodies and an issue of the Lampoon that included a fake phone-sex ad with Zucker’s dorm-room phone number.
Brooks entered the motion picture industry as the writer and narrator of the Academy Award-winning animated short The Critic (1963), a devastating lampoon…
Yiannis Bezos’s production of “Ecclesiazouses” also follows the current practice among Greek directors of adapting Aristophanes’s text to lampoon recent events.
Cook’s club would poke fun at the British Establishment, it would lampoon the hypocrisies of our leaders, but he had no illusions that it would change anything at all.
It seemed inevitable that Altman would again fall from grace, as with the ill-received but spirited Pret-à-Porter (1994), a Nashville-style lampoon on the fashion industry.
That was not a scruple held by the mostly straight white male writers for the old Lampoon, much of whose work, where it involved women, minorities, and underage sex, has not aged well.
(I did not, like Benchley, contribute to the Harvard Lampoon, but I have written for heavily Lampoon-influenced shows, including “Late Night with David Letterman” and “The Simpsons.”)
It’s a by turns poignant and hilarious accent of Forte’s rise, his descent into drugs and infidelity – and his strained relationship with Lampoon co-founder Henry Beard (an unrecognisable Domhnall Gleeson).
In 1631, less than a month before Smith died, a Welsh clergyman named David Lloyd published “The Legend of Captaine Jones,” a lampoon of Smith’s “True Travels,” in which Smith is more Austin Powers than James Bond.
In 1974, Belushi, who loved having Ramis as his deadpan foil, brought him—and several other Second City actors, including Bill Murray—to New York to work on “The National Lampoon Radio Hour” and “The National Lampoon Show.”
It comes from an annual need to purge the stresses and strains of life - many of the early carnival costumes were created to lampoon some of the racial tensions the Caribbean communities had to deal with on a daily basis - and dance your cares away.
It is also fair to say that the Lampoon has since bankrupted its credibility by having attached its name to a string of dumb, largely unseen sex comedies like “National Lampoon’s Barely Legal” and “National Lampoon Presents Jake’s Booty Call.”
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