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Word: lampoon

Definition: ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution


Sentences Containing 'lampoon'

American magazines like "National Lampoon" and "Heavy Metal" often resort to Luis Royo for their cover illustrations, as well as European magazines "Cimoc", Comic Art, "Ere Comprimé", "Total Metal" and others.
He has appeared in four films: Jackie Chan's "Mr. Nice Guy" (1997), "It Runs in the Family" (2003), "National Lampoon's Adam Eve" (2005) and "Loaded" (2008).
He was an editor of the Harvard Lampoon and served as president in 1994.
In 1972, National Lampoon's "Deteriorata" (a spoof of "Desiderata", then enjoying a measure of popular attention thanks to a spoken word recording) singled out Gaines-Burgers "with cheese" in order to poke fun at modern product advertising using the line, ""Take heart amid the deepening gloom that your dog is finally getting enough cheese."" In 1984, General Foods sold Gaines to Anderson, Clayton.
Later, "National Lampoon" offered similar fare with its "photo funnies".
Programming also extended to carrying syndicated shows like the "National Lampoon Radio Hour" and "Doctor Demento".
The film currently holds a 76% 'Fresh' rating on Rotten Tomatoes, with the consensus "John Waters' musical ode to the teen rebel genre is infectious and gleefully camp, providing star Johnny Depp with the perfect vehicle in which to lampoon his pin-up image."
Tischler co-produced the record with Lampoon magazine writers Tony Hendra and Michael O'Donoghue.
Tischler engineered the National Lampoon's first comedy album and with Michael O'Donoghue co-created and produced the National Lampoon Radio Hour.
Vincent Chukwuemeka Ike, born in Anambra state, Nigeria is a Nigerian writer known for a mixture of lampoon, humor and satire.
When Guest became involved with National Lampoon's 1972 Radio Dinner album, he called on Tischler to help.
Years later, he requested Bernstein do the music for "National Lampoon's Animal House", over the studio's objections.

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