And a few days later, with a performance at OVO Fest--the star-studded concert he puts on every year in Toronto that opened, this time around, with a full-on sendup
of his challenger--the whole thing was decisively over, with public opinion overwhelmingly on Drake's side.
But if the novel is a sendup
of the sorts of stories that Stevenson--or Edgar Rice Burroughs or H.
the 1993 all-male sendup
of the Ziegfeld Follies and Promenade , the 1969 show with music by Al Carmines and lyrics by Maria Irene Fornes.
In 1975, ''Monty Python and the Holy Grail,'' a sendup
of the legend of King Arthur, had its world premiere in Los Angeles.
Well, even if the books of Angela Brazil might not be common currency among young female readers, it's likely there are enough people familiar with Enid Blyton's Malory Towers to make Deegan's affectionate sendup
tickle a rib or two - and the St Trinian's films still get an airing every now and again.
Spartan's sharp-looking sendup
is anything but scary in looks, but deep down is a phantom wraith ready to wreak havoc at will.
If 2010's first instalment was a one-two sucker punch of glorious goofiness, the follow-up is a more thoughtful superhero sendup
Enjoy a sendup
of songs - 'AllYou Need Is Cash'being one of their finest.
But then I decided it was all a pretty great sendup
to just about everything that beats and honks in New York.
The blog, which ran only for about a year, and the book that followed, is riotously funny, a love letter, a sendup
and an Ouroboros all in one.
At any rate, the three-year-old, multi-jurisdictional tangle of lawsuits--already drawing comparison to Jarndyce and Jarndyce, the interminable lawsuit at the center of Charles Dickens' Bleak House sendup
of the British legal system--shows no sign of concluding anytime soon.
A collection of biographical essays and thematically related humor pieces rather than a straight chronological reminiscence, it includes a women's-magazine parody touting Fey's beauty secrets, a tongue-in-cheek "prayer" for her daughter, a mock facts-of-life brochure for girls, a sendup
of the fictional parenting concept of "me time" and so on.