'This is Iraq': Rapper decries US legacy in Iraq in bitter parody of Childish Gambino (VIDEO)

A musical video by an Iraqi rapper calling out the US on its abuses at Abu Ghraib and elsewhere in the war-ravaged country following the 2003 invasion has gone viral, racking up over 500,000 views. The video was filmed by rapper I-NZ as another parody of Childish Gambino’s ‘This is America.’ While Gambino took on […]

‘Black Dynamite’ Sequel is the Western Parody ‘Outlaw Johnny Black’

Listen up suckas, a Black Dynamite sequel is on its way. But here’s the catch: it won’t exactly feature Black Dynamite. Black Dynamite himself, Michael Jai White, announced that the next film he’s starring in is called Outlaw Johnny Black, a gun-slinging Western comedy that will act as a semi-sequel to Black Dynamite. And there’s already a teaser […]

Will Ferrell, Molly Shannon to Star in Holiday Parade Parody for Amazon

Resolving to laugh more in 2018? Amazon is looking to get your new year started off right, then. The streaming service has tapped former SNL castmates Will Ferrell and Molly Shannon to star in a send-up of local TV coverage of holiday parades: The 2018 Rose Parade Hosted by Cord & Tish, with Ferrell and Shannon playing […]

Man acquitted of felony charge over Facebook police parody page sues

Enlarge / Facebook is a popular social media site you may have heard about. (credit: Dan Kitwood / Getty Images) A 28-year-old Ohio man is suing police for arresting him and putting him on trial for felony charges in connection to a fake Facebook page he created. The Facebook page mocked the local police department. […]

Miami Beach cops arrest man for Twitter parody of police spokesman

Enlarge / Miami Beach: home of beautiful beaches and thin-skinned police officers. (credit: danielvalle5) A Miami Beach man is facing criminal charges after he created a parody account purporting to be Ernesto Rodriguez, a spokesman for the Miami Beach Police Department. The defendant, Ernesto Orsetti, is charged with impersonating a law enforcement officer, a third-degree felony, […]

Neil Gaiman Returns to ‘The Simpsons’ Treehouse of Horror’ in a ‘Coraline’ Parody

The Simpsons are reviving their collaboration with renowned science fiction and horror writer Neil Gaiman for the show’s annual “Treehouse of Horror” episode in a positively purr-fect partnership. But instead of a cameo from an animated version of the author himself, Gaiman will be voicing a character from a familiar story of his. “Treehouse of Horror” […]

Alec Baldwin mocks Trump’s Arizona rally in brutal parody

NBC Alec Baldwin reprised his parody of President Donald Trump in a sketch depicting Trump’s raucous Phoenix, Arizona, rally. Baldwin’s Trump opened the sketch lamenting about the fallout surrounding the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. “As we all know, there was a tragic victim that came out of Charlottesville — me,” Baldwin quipped. “Folks, […]