Mudcat Café Message Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafeawe

User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
Jerry Friedman Parody : Good or bad? (61* d) RE: Parody : Good or bad? 30 Aug 98

I treasure both The Lord of the Rings and Bored of the Rings, so you can see that for me, the parody doesn't ruin the original.

What I don't like is the camp approach in which people pretend to be more sophisticated than the material they're parodying while secretly (I suspect) enjoying it for its own naive sake. I don't want to mention any names here, like David Letterman, or--put down that stone!--Garrison Keillor.

Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.
   * Click on the linked number with * to view the thread split into pages (click "d" for chronologically descending).

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.