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Synonyms for lampoon

Synonyms for lampoon

a work, as a novel or play, that exposes folly by the use of humor or irony

Synonyms for lampoon

a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way

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"Never in my wildest dreams could I imagine standing here on the steps of the Harvard Lampoon receiving the woman of the year award,'' she told the students gathered outside the castle-like, red-brick building that houses the Lampoon, on Wednesday.
For Love, the town satire in contrast "speaks to a new social formation which was still in the process of fashioning its identity" (67) and he sees the lampoon writers, along with the dramatists, as "training its members in acceptable modes of deportment, and of articulating shared values" (68).
Having established the nature and functions of the lampoon as a means of defining group identities and regulating membership of communities, Love widens his investigation to take in authorship by 'a small coterie of identifiable writers' (p.
While the American Family Association protested that The Book of Daniel "mocks Christianity," the show does not lampoon spirituality.
Made mostly out of beeswax and floral foam, they were modeled with a raw, slapdash immediacy that somehow exaggerated all that is both dire and compelling in dolls, puppets, and effigies--humans-by-proxy that mirror and subtly lampoon us while appearing to possess a creepy, passive-aggressive agency of their own.
(New York), a media company whose holdings include interests in Time Life, Lillian Vernon, Columbia Music Entertainment (CME) of Japan, UGO, Arkadium, National Lampoon, and OTX, an online market research company, have acquired Naylor Publications, Inc.
That person, Tony Hendra, an original editor of National Lampoon, actor, satirist, and journalist, now adds spiritual autobiographer to an already impressive list of credentials.
Borrowing from National Lampoon's Animal House, the guys in this film chase babes and grades while skewering South Asian life in America.
In the fall of 1971, on one of those washed-clean, windswept, dazzlingly sharp mornings--peculiar to Manhattan and perhaps to America--when the light makes everything glitter with the promise of something utterly new in the course of human events, I was asked by Henry Beard, cofounder and editor of the National Lampoon, to become its first managing editor.
Few historians of minstrelsy have been prepared to defend racist lampoon. Lott suggests here that many whites' contradictory desire to be black (by imitation) and to distance themselves from blackness (by caricature) has been a recurring strain in American culture, and cannot be explained away as simply racist.
National Lampoon's Blind Date, which the company released in October 1994, has a suggested retail price of $49.
CARBONDALE -- "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" returns to The Varsity this year on Friday, Dec.
11:55pm/10:55c "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation"
THIS flat remake of road-trip comedy National Lampoon's Vacation trundles from coast to coast in desperate search of a decent joke.
At the movies NEW at the movies thirty years ago was National Lampoon''s Animal House, a comedy directed by John Landis.