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Given that each of those sketches involved John Clarke playing all of the political figures without any change in voice, costume, or makeup, anyone who watched more than one should have very quickly realized that he was not both Prime Minister Rudd and Senator Stephen Conroy, but was in fact a sketch comedian.
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The song is sung by a reverend who claims that gay men are to blame for every single bad thing in the world and sings that "I don't know the line and verse, chapter or part, but somewhere in [the Bible] it says that it's the gay men's fault.
One woman sings that "My son shot four people to death with the hunting-rifle."American Pie" is a song by American singer and songwriter Don McLean. Recorded and released on the American Pie album in , the single was the number-one US hit for four weeks in and also topped the charts in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand.
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Writing song parodies about the Constitution in groups can bring out 8th grade social sensitivities, Jody Passanisi reports. History Song Parodies Meet 8th Grade Culture. By Jody Passanisi. I wrote about how parody songs can help students synthesize information in a unique way in a Future of History post almost a year ago.
My post. The core idea of Poe's Law is that a parody of something extreme can be mistaken for the real thing, and if a real thing sounds extreme enough, it can be mistaken for a parody (all because parodies are intrinsically extreme, in case you haven't noticed it).
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Hopeless, we just sit and scoff. Hey now, you're a trash can. Can you swap off. My sister and I decided to write a parody of the song Demons by Imagine Dragons. The song, which is set in a future.