poke fun

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Always willing to poke fun at himself, at one point Carroll threw a french fry at the photo.
The statement said that the campaign was "meant to poke fun at slices of everyday life, but this execution clearly crossed the line".
Westerfeld has encapsulated today's cool in a fast-paced, fun novel that's not afraid to poke fun at our own consumerism while at the same time recognizing that cool rules.
Characters poke fun at him because of his limited command of Spanish, even as Estrada's character tries to explain that his inability to speak fluent Spanish is the result of a childhood spent in the United States.
They also conceived of their adventure "as a great way to poke fun at the mundane method of traditional marketing.
Rather than poke fun at the ancients, his mundane objects (which also include scissors, a key, a pipe, and a paper clip) pay homage to their herculean efforts.
Comedians tend to poke fun at their own hometowns - it goes with the territory.
Rent it if: You yearn to poke fun at the whole theme band phenomenon.
When he has the ability to poke fun at his old persona with the line, "You got a serious side to you that could give the whole world a frown" in Voodoo Lady, one realizes a maturing songsmith and human being is revealed.
You bet In Notting Hill, Grant is as funny and engaging as he's been in anything since Four Weddings and a Funeral, and Roberts gets an opportunity to poke fun at the trials and tribulations of superstardom in the sort of lighthearted romp that's fun to laugh at and with.
If you make a mistake, find a way to poke fun at yourself and move on.
A funnygirl and two comedians dressed as Baby, Scary and Sporty joined her to poke fun at the Fab Four - especially mum-to-be Mel B.
Although it is too easy to poke fun at the book's contradictions and Gore's assumptions and solutions, this politician has put a lot of cards on the table.
Therefore, when executives poke fun at themselves, they momentarily eliminate the status difference that separates them from subordinates.