You have to love satire and parody!

Lately I have been thinking a lot about Satire and Parody. Admittedly there are times when I cannot tell the difference, they do blur together a bit. Masters of the genre intrigue me. Tom Lehrer is/was very adept at satire, maybe the best. His lyrics are just sublime. Combine that with his zeal for the performance and you have something very good indeed. Parody has its masters also. One of the most visible is Weird Al Yankovic. He certainly has made a decent living at it. I enjoy his talents but consider his efforts to be mixed…some superb stuff there but others, not so much. Personally, I always thought his best work was his original material. In the next few posts I will show you some of the best of both artists. Before that though I wanted to share this video with you. If I am not mistaken, this has both Satire and Parody. I really like it. The powers that be won’t let me imbed it but here is the link. I do believe that you will appreciate it. Enjoy…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fk15H6PjBis

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