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  • Baby Jane?
    Movie Review: BABY JANE?
    In 2010, somebody had the genius idea of doing a remake of What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? - made up almost entirely of a cast of drag queens. That somebody was director Billy Clift.If you think the idea sounds a bit like a three-minute Saturday...
  • ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ takes on parody music videos
    Music video parody challenge on 'RuPaul's Drag Race' greatest hits
    Even though most of the queens don’t sing or act, the annual music or rusic video challenge pushed them to their creative edge on Monday night’s “RuPaul’s Drag Race.” The Logo TV series had them form three teams on...
  • 'SNL' gets into 'Empire' fever with hilarious parody skit
    Primetime soap opera ‘Empire’ primed for ‘SNL’ parody
    You knew it was coming. It was absolutely inevitable and just a matter of time. During the March 7 episode of “Saturday Night Live,” with host Chris Hemsworth, “SNL” capitalized on the extraordinary success of “Empire...
  • Paula Labaredas
    Actress Paula Labaredas pokes fun with parody '#Selfie Girl'
    If you’re obsessed with social media, then you’ve probably already seen the new video “#SELFIE GIRL” from actress Paula Labaredas.This music video parody of the ‘Barbie Girl’ pop song from the 90’s group...
  • Gilligan's Fire Island
    Uptown's Gilligan a clever risque' gigglefest
    For those of you unfamiliar with Uptown's customary annual spoof, they usually choose a well-known show from GLBT pop culture : Designing Women, Golden Girls, Silence of the Lambs, The Facts of Life, and goose it up with a lot of blue humor,...
  • 'Sesame Street' turns 'House of Cards' into 'House of Bricks'
    'Sesame Street' turns 'House of Cards' into 'House of Bricks'
    Have you ever thought that Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey) from “House of Cards” was nothing more than a big, bad wolf? Well, “Sesame Street” agrees with you, which is why they gleefully merged the dark and twisted &ldquo...
  • 'Ella'
    Hipster Hospitality: Mallory Kasdan on 'Ella' (Q&A)
    Today, Hartford Books Examiner welcomes Mallory Kasdan.Ms. Kasdan is the author of Ella (Viking, $17.99)—a new parody celebrating Kay Thompson’s classic children’s story, Eloise (which celebrates its 60th anniversary this year)....
  • Kendall Jenner Shakes Off Haters in the most Inventive Way
    Kendall Jenner Shakes Off Haters in the most Inventive Way
    Reality TV star and model has gotten a lot of hate lately from fans and other models thinking that the 19-year-old is untalented and simply riding on the coattails of her famous last-name. Although, she came into the spotlight because of her...
  • Review: 'Forbidden Broadway' lampoons the best of Broadway in Denver
    Review: 'Forbidden Broadway' lampoons the best of Broadway in Denver
    The musical comedy revue Forbidden Broadway has been entertaining fans since 1982, and on November 21 it opened its newest edition Forbidden Broadway: Alive and Kicking at the Garner Galleria Theatre at the Denver Center for Performing Arts.In...
  • Turkey with a sign
    Thanksgiving parody to It's All About that Bass
    Just think the song, It's All About That Bass and put in these lyrics. My ode to Thanksgiving or at least a verse or two.Because you know I'm all about that bird,'Bout that bird,, no troubleI'm all 'bout that bird, 'bout...
  • Love Shakes by J.S. Luxor a fun parody
    Love Shakes by J.S. Luxor a fun parody
    Love Shakes begins with Joanna Prime, about to graduate with a degree in psychology, and like any new graduate needs a job. Problem is she just walked away from a horrible job interview and into an elevator.As handsome Tristan Grant enters the...
  • Don Pardo
    Longtime NBC announcer Don Pardo, voice on 'Weird Al' hit, dies at 96
    Don Pardo, whose voice was heard on game shows, soap operas, news shows, “Saturday Night Live” and a famous recording by “Weird Al” Yankovic, has died at age 96, reported the Hollywood Reporter Monday. No details of his...
  • "Weird Al" Yankovic
    Popularity of 'Weird Al' Super Bowl petition skyrockets after national buzz
    An online petition asking the NFL to allow “Weird Al” Yankovic to headline the halftime show at the Super Bowl received 30,0000 signatures in a day and now has a total of 57,000 signatures as of Thursday thanks to some national...
  • "Mandatory Fun"
    'Weird Al' Yankovic's 'Mandatory Fun' album is now out on vinyl
    “Weird Al” Yankovic announced on Facebook Aug. 5 that his latest album, “Mandatory Fun,” is now available in vinyl. The album sits at #3 on the Billboard 200 of Aug. 9, its second week on the chart and a week after it...
  • Weird Al Yankovic
    Five times when Weird Al Yankovic hilariously met the Beatles
    Now that Weird Al Yankovic has hit the big time with a number 1 album on the Billboard charts, it's mandatory fun, so to speak, to look back at his career. Rolling Stone did it again July 29 with a new video animating all his album covers.Most...