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lampoon

a satire in prose or verse ridiculing a person, literary work, etc.
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The third, and arguably most popular, National Lampoon Vacation movie reunites Chevy Chase (Clark Griswold) and Beverly D'Angelo (Ellen Griswold) with director John Hughes.
However, the beauty of the play is that it didn't only lampoon the negative social vices of the society, it also proffers solutions to the issues,' he added.
CHEVY Chase (centre) has a cameo in this uninspired National Lampoon rehash
Dismissed KTB directors <a href="http://www.novinite.com/articles/164287/KTB+Directors%3A+BNB+Report+Is+%27A+Lampoon%27">have called the report "a lampoon".The BNB for its part is unable to grant access to the document without the auditors' consent, but has promised to cooperate.Gemcorp was founded earlier this year by Atanas Bostandzhiev, the former CEO of VTB Capital who stepped down during the summer.
It was intended to lampoon the bone-headed attitude of some fans when it comes to discussing their great rivals - but all it did was upset those of a red and white persuasion and that is why we are sorry.
That's not funny, that's sick; the National Lampoon and the comedy insurgents who captured the mainstream.
That's Not Funny, That's Sick: The National Lampoon and the Comedy Insurgents Who Captured the Mainstream comes from a journalist who uses firsthand interviews with key people involved in comedy to document the National Lampoon's rise from a university humor magazine to a national publication with wide-reaching influence on the nature and presentation of comedy as a whole.
Sometimes the manipulations and corruption of Abbas and Fayyad resemble nothing less than a Gilbert & Sullivan lampoon - with about as much connection with reality as the HMS Pinafore's ruler of the Queen's Navy who would "never go to sea".
The novel tells the story of a Jewish family, the Amsterdams, in 1941, a year during which the older son, Richard, manages to ascend the social ranks at Harvard and earn a coveted spot on The Harvard Lampoon and induction into the Hasty Pudding Institute.
Nevada (US), May 14 (ANI): Hindus, who vehemently protested against his 2008 release "The Love Guru", have congratulated actor-comedian Mike Myers on the news of his becoming dad for the first time and hope that he would not to attempt to lampoon Hinduism in his future movies.
CHEVY CHASE Career: After writing for TV and magazines, Chase's big comedy break came when he joined the cast of the National Lampoon Radio Hour in 1973, working alongside Bill Murray and John Belushi.