CONCERNING the 20th anniversary of Diana, Princess of Wales' death, despite the recent po-faced claims uttered by the self-parodying
Diana, Princess of Wales TV "experts", the bizarre assertions that she somehow "changed the world" and "changed how we think or feel" is, frankly, the most laughably ridiculous kind of nonsense.
The letters to Esquire, even if they were published under the influence of drugs to cure amoebic dysentery, show the author at his self-parodying
Two details allow us to see the part on the African students not only as inviting counterargument but also as self-parodying
. First, prior to the discussion scenes, once the voice-over explains the Greece-Africa analogy, the film cuts to a brief shot of the auditorium, focusing on two of the students who look at each other laughingly.
Not only can it lead to self-parodying
incidents like those in Australia, but it also seems to have left some with vaginas on the brain to the extent that they see them where there are none, such as in (http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2008/may/22/harrypotter.women) The Lord of the Rings .
What I like about The Krankies and their self-parodying
performance is the impression they give that they just don't care.
Les Rythmes Digitales' tonguein-cheek camp, not to mention Jacques Lu Cont's self-parodying
style, are appropriated to add spark to Yukimi Nagano's run-of-the-mill vocals, but on the claustrophobic Anew there are hints of something more satisfying.
reading, the poem's self-parodying
strain grows from
The arrival of Coldplay also heralded the beginning of a new demand for musicianship after the dance music of the 1990s had become commercial and self-parodying
, with some of today's most popular bands such as Snow Patrol and The Doves showing signs of Coldplay's influence in their music In sport, rower Steve Redgrave made history when he and his team-mates Matthew Pinsent, Tim Foster and James Cracknell won gold in the coxless fours.
Lawrence, we find an idiom that is comic and crude, colorful and brutal, ironic and self-parodying
. Without this background Rhoades's eclectic potpourri of vaguely mystical themes--meditation, worship at the altar of human origin, and magical energy transference--might have veiled the aggression behind many of the names for female genitals.
The brainchild of local boy Steve Silver, who died in 1995, the show is quintessential San Francisco--exuberant, self-parodying
, wildly amusing, and enraptured by its goofy worldview.
That voice won't win any new followers this far into their career but mature ballads (Lost In TV) and stripped down attack regain ground lost on the self-parodying
Hence, the ostensible individualist once wrote that governments ought to appoint "experts to work out, when need arises, the details of the True Will of every individual, and even that of every corporate body whether social or commercial, while a judiciary will arise to determine the equity in the case of apparently conflicting claims." (This berserk, self-parodying
vision of bureaucrats weighing and balancing spiritual fates in a Ministry of True Will is from Crowley's 1937 essay, "The Scientific Solution of the Problem of Government.")