What Is Lampooned?
The Mickey Out of Politicians
A joke is made in writing, usually in the form of a cartoon. The political cartoons in the daily papers are often satirical and take the mickey out of politicians.
The Gods Could Be Fun of
The gods could be made fun of. The Frogs portray the God of Drama Dionysus as a selfish and unintelligent person. Dionysus dresses as Heracles to go to the Underworld in order to bring back a poet to save Athens.
The Ancient Greeks created satyr plays which were often parodyed by performers dressed like satyrs. The musicological definition of a parody has been replaced by a more general meaning. Musical parodies are usually satirical and have a similar style to a composer or artist.
The Ritz Roll and Rock, a song and dance number performed by Fred Astaire in the movie Silk Stockings, is a parody of the Rock and Roll genre. Weird Al Yankovic's work often uses wildly incongruous elements of pop culture for comedy, even though it is based on popular songs. The Oxford English Dictionary states that the first use of the word parody in English was in Ben Jonson's Every Man in His Humour in 1598.
To make it funnier than it was. John Dryden appended an explanation to the citation, suggesting that the word was used to make fun of or re-create something. Although a parody can be considered a work of art, some countries have ruled that parodies can fall under the limitations of fair dealing, or at least include parody in their scope.
Parodies are protected under the fair use doctrine of the United States copyright law, but the defense is more successful if the use of an existing copyrighted work is a critique or commentary on it. Parody is a popular genre in online culture due to the ease with which digital texts can be altered, appropriated, and shared. The importance of parody in online cultures in Asia is exemplified by Japanese and Chinese online cultures.
The Manifesto: A Climate Change Campaign to Defend the Future
The show will air in the run up to the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference, which will be held in Glasgow in November. Brandalism hijacked out-of- home sites with critical messages looking to avert the climate disaster, as a result of being perceived to have harmed the environment.