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There's no plot to speak of, just a string of Mel Brooks/Leslie Nielsen send-ups thrown round the original Scream team's winning formula.
An East Coaster by birth, Shock wears his Bay Area boho-hippie cred on his sleeve more than ever on Fear, sliding from his standard, piano-driven send-ups of rap scene ego-tripping ("Everything is Beautiful") to intense poetic theses on blood quantum ("Who's Clean?
took care of things in nightly send-ups, a sport that lasted for weeks.
But my send-ups got me in trouble, when I volunteered for the ATS in the 1940s for not being serious enough.
The book's showpieces are a handful of narrative satires in the first section: send-ups of academia's self-seriousness and the assumptions that underlie it.
In "Scary Movie 4" the gang returns with the most hilarious and irreverent installment yet with outrageous send-ups of "War of the Worlds," "The Grudge," "The Village," "Saw" and "Saw II," "Million Dollar Baby" and many more.
Yes, LipService are back with (judging by the story-book set and the addition of a third actor) a bigger kitty to spend but thankfully many of the signature ingredients that have earned previous literary send-ups a devoted following.
These "unspeakable" and often very amusing writings prove amenable to classification, and readers are administered roughly equal doses of tall tales, letters, glimpses "behind the silver screen," forays in the new journalism, send-ups of "the quality lit game," and "strolls down memory lane" in the form of interviews, articles, short stories, and sundry communiques both previously published and unpublished.
Generally I think our send-ups are affectionate, " says Lucas.
One might also throw into this mix less lofty material, including fan-generated Star Trek stories that imagine Kirk and Spock as lovers and over-the-top send-ups such as Harvard Lampoon's Bored of the Rings, a popular late-'60s parody of J.
Whether performing in sketches that were later reflected in everything from "The Honeymooners" and "I Love Lucy" to "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and "Frasier"; devastating film parodies such as "From Here to Obscurity" and hysterical send-ups of foreign films; or wildly skewed examinations of everyday life events, like dating, sleeping, or taking an airplane trip, they kept audiences roaring.
But the most ire resulted from the send-ups of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' missionary program.
In The Realist, Krassner shunned any pretense of objectivity, but otherwise maintained rigorous journalistic standards, extensively researching notorious send-ups like "The Parts That Were Left Out of the Kennedy Book.
His witty one-act plays have offered comic send-ups of urban dating patterns, wacky entrepreneurs, and the loneliness of a culture in thrall to television.