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Wednesday, April 30, 2014
By Alex Goldman
Yesterday, the Onion told the New York Business Journal that it would be producing a parody of sites like Buzzfeed and Upworthy called "Clickhole." Sure, those sites are ripe for a takedown, but how do you parody sites that are already basically self-parody? Here are 20 ways that will astound you.
Friday, February 28, 2014
By Alex Goldman
If it exists, there will eventually be a parody Twitter account for it.
Friday, January 03, 2014
In this episode: Soundcheck revisits a few favorite segments of 2013.
First: Comedian, songwriter and actor Bo Burnham discusses his latest endeavor, a book of poetry, Egghead: Or, You Can’t Survive On Ideas Alone and shares three of his favorite songs for Soundcheck's series Pick Three.
Then: Songwriter Allan Sherman rocketed to fame in 1963 with his unlikely hit “Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh” — and then just as suddenly, he disappeared. We delve into the pioneering parodist with Mark Cohen, the author of Overweight Sensation: The Life and Comedy of Allan Sherman.
Plus: Detroit-based indie rock band Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. -- named for the NASCAR hero -- performs songs from its new record, The Speed Of Things, in the Soundcheck studio.
Friday, September 20, 2013
By Joy Y. Wang : WNYC Producer
"A good wine should dance across the tongue, never twerk against the uvula," according to Ruth Bourdain. Learn more about the satirical mash-up of Ruth Riechl and Anthony Bourdain, and hear from the man behind the tweets.
Thursday, June 06, 2013
We thought about doing a round up of all the awesome Google Glass memes that are out there. Turns out, it’s been done. A lot. So we decided to go meta with a round up of the round ups. That’s right, it’s New Tech City’s Best of the Best Google Glass Parodies.