Follow-up: The Ackroyd Julia Child Parody

What the heck, those of us of a certain age will remember seeing  this live. It’s pretty pitch perfect.

Click on Dan to see the full skit on Hulu.

Dan Ackroyd as Julia Child, circa 1978 or 79


The Parody Thing

Coyote v. Acme
Ian Frazier

Working through a backlog at AHC and have a few days at home so perhaps we’ll make progress. Today our subject is one of the best-loved and seemingly defining forms of our time-the parody. From SNL to The Simpsons you can’t escape it. I freely admit to having limited tolerance for any one form of anything. So an abundance is not necessarily a blessing. An abundance of any thing that requires perfect pitch to pull off might, in fact, be more of a curse.

That  brings me to  Coyote v. Acme by Ian ‘Sandy’ Frazier. Someone, it might have been John McPhee, Continue reading