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  • v. Present participle of parody.

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  • There's a delicious irony in parodying Simply Red's 80's classic about right-wing economic decisions ....

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  • That was largely from the fact that Ruthless People (which they directed) was a “real” movie, with a plot, fresh characters to work with – and all their previous directing experience was in parodying movies (with the tone of satire).

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  • And in parodying the MasterCard commercials where prices appeared on the screen, it’s also a reminder that it’s never too expensive to be a Jedi, no matter what you have.

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  • She understands what she is parodying, which is crucial.

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  • While it's on, it works, ironically, much like the TV aesthetic it's parodying, which is probably inevitable since Kelly has crammed so much of TV culture into the film.

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  • Ditching the notion of parodying films, Audi is instead employing the talents of the ageless

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  • During a 15 page paperwork in academic writing (bleugh!), I came up with the idea of parodying this song, in the midst of all my frustration and mental block, stopping me from writing anything sensible into the project at all ... this is my attempt to gain confidence and motivation to keep writing that damn 15 page essay ..

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  • It's become the equivalent of "parodying" a song by blowing a raspberry at strategic points of the beat while the original song plays.

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  • Back at the beginning, in 1974, the joke lay in watching guys clonk around in tutus and toe shoes, parodying (broadly) well-known dance works and making fun of old-time Ballets Russes mannerisms.

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  • It features a 14-foot-high "tipi," fashioned from delicate strands of crystal beads, accompanied by an artist-written wall text parodying Caucasian ethnographers' condescending descriptions of "noble savages."

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