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September 01, 2014

"Evil Hamster," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Wonder Woman,"Wonder Woman TV Theme Song, Comment by Peter Andersson Report this comment
Oh yes! We got the whole Xena series, including the final episode where she was frozen down for eternity, a nice opening for it to be rebooted again by a thaw if they ever find a new actress who can fill her... shoes.

I especially liked all the episodes where the writers made up excuses for her to have a hot tub scene with that Whatsherface sidekick girl - still I gotta say about those that it was the saddest historical fact I've ever learned that already the ancient greeks must have invented bathtub foam! :-(
"You've Lost That Muslim Feeling," Callmelennie parody of "You've Lost That Loving Feelings,"Righteous Brothers, Comment by Callmelennie Report this comment
My thoughts exactly, Adam. I had the title in my back pocket for years. Then, maybe a week ago, that first line just popped into my head. And I was like -- That's a classic. Hell, the rest of the song could be pure unadulterated crap and it would still be redeemed by that first line
"(WW2) German Army and Navy," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Army and Navy,"Traditional, Comment by A1C Report this comment
Now you're insulting the majority of people here? Check your serum glucose.
"Convoy Ploy/Greens," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Almond Joy/Mounds,"Almond Joy/Mounds Commercial, Comment by Rob Arndt Report this comment
Thanks Jon! Putin as a policeman: "Move along folks, NOTHING TO SEE HERE!!! Move along"
"(WW2) German Army and Navy," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Army and Navy,"Traditional, Comment by Rob Arndt Report this comment
Congrats ZAB, you're the only person here who got it! I wrote this on purpose for today. And there are supposed to be intellectuals here...??? The start of WW2 is basic history. I'll bet that the majority of people here don't even remember the dates of VE and VJ-Days!!! And they want to lecture me about world history or war? A joke. Btw, Happy Labor Day folks :)
"You've Lost That Muslim Feeling," Callmelennie parody of "You've Lost That Loving Feelings,"Righteous Brothers, Comment by Adam Zen B Report this comment
Gotta love that first line.
"(WW2) German Army and Navy," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Army and Navy,"Traditional, Comment by Zen Adam B Report this comment
Today is the 75 anniversary of the start of WWII. Coincidence?
"Head On ( Apply This Directly To Amiright)," Malcolm Higgins parody of "Headlong,"Queen, Comment by AdmiralMercurial Report this comment
I remember the HeadOn commercials well and think this is a great summary of the product's effects, though I must point out that the ending kicker line technically should have been "Nodaeh nodaeh nodaeh nodaeh".
"Convoy Ploy/Greens," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Almond Joy/Mounds,"Almond Joy/Mounds Commercial, Comment by Jonathan Report this comment
Oh Joy! 5's
"Not My Number," the_conqueror_of_parodies parody of "Makes Me Wonder,"Maroon 5, Comment by Jonathan Report this comment
is your number 555? seems right good job on this one and I think I'm gonna have the OS stuck in my head for a few days! :)
"You've Lost That Muslim Feeling," Callmelennie parody of "You've Lost That Loving Feelings,"Righteous Brothers, Comment by Jonathan Report this comment
Righteous Brother! 5's
"Caillou Loves Drugs," The Bark Bark parody of "Caillou Theme Song,"Caillou, Comment by Aphorism Report this comment
Squeaky wheel gets the grease... or the crystal meth; you know, whatever.
"Has Been," by William Shatner (2014-08-30), Comment by William Shatner Report this comment
"So... move out of your parents' basements! Get yourself an apartment somewhere, and grow the hell up!"
"Yesterday And Today (The U.S. Album)," by The Beatles (2014-08-28), Comment by How can you have any pudding if you don't eat your meat? Report this comment
Ha ha! Now there's a controversial cover. Keep your hands where we can see them, everyone.
"You've Lost That Muslim Feeling," Callmelennie parody of "You've Lost That Loving Feelings,"Righteous Brothers, Comment by Rob Arndt Report this comment
Well done CML-555. Love the chorus as-is ;-)
"(WW2) German Army and Navy," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Army and Navy,"Traditional, Comment by Rob Arndt Report this comment
@NH, your remarks show how ignorant you are historically. Let me clue you in. Stalin for one killed 7 million in the Ukraine in artificial famine in the '30s. SEVEN MILLION and constantly purged his military and aviation specialists (b/c he hated flying and also intellectuals). He killed their rocketry programs, had his own forces massacred in any retreats against the Germans AND allowed the Red Army to rape 2.3 million German women in 1945. A Russian sub I-25 sunk unarmed Wilhelm Gustloff with 6000+ deaths including the BDM girls plus thousands more for Goya and the Stueben in the Baltic. The Western Allies also terror-bombed Dresden in a display or might even though the city had no real military value and they ALSO raped German women in the Western sectors- American, British, Brit Commonweath, French, and French Colonials troops. They raped even the nuns. And they also shot Waffen SS on sight due to the Malmedy Massacre, even when they surrendered. So the Geneva laws they preached were tossed aside when convenient. Many Allied marauder aircraft shot down German pilots that bailed out of German fighters. And don't forget that Britain and France declared war on Germany over Poland on Sept 3, 1939... only to later cede that nation over to Stalin at Yalta with Roosevelt and Churchill not giving a damn how Poland and the entire eastern block would be treated by the Red Army postwar behind an Iron Curtain. Millions were killed or hauled off to gulags in Siberia, used as slave labor to rebuild the USSR, or worse. The USSR marched over 2 million German soldiers back to the USSR for ten years of starved labor. Only a few hundred thousand made it back alive. The US and Britain also knew of the Holocaust and never lifted a finger to mount any liberation missions nor to simply bomb the rail lines that would have saved 100s of thousands. Pre and postwar, Britain and the US limited the number of Jews that could immigrate and Britain treated Jews badly in Palestine when the European Jews wanted to come back to their OWN land after being dispersed for nearly 2000 years (in 1945 there was a remnant of 50,000). If not for Germany in two world wars, no Balfour Declaration and no Holocaust to drive them back to their own land for safety. NH, you shouldn't open you mouth until you know all the facts. And for the record, the Kriegsmarine was very anti-Nazi. Albert Goering was anti-Nazi along with others that helped Jews during WW2. The German Army resented Hitler and did not like that they were forced to pledge allegience to him. They tried to kill him in July 1944 under VALKYRIE and Speer wanted to gas the bunker and disobedied his scorched earth orders in 1945. The German Army also hated the Waffen SS and Co. and in the early war years tried to deprived them of the best weapons. Waffen SS fought with valor using WW1 Maxim MGs, Mauser C-96 pistols, Lugers, older Mauser rifles, foreign arms, etc... until Himmler intervened and then they got the very best of the best equipment. While the German Army did commit some war crimes, there are ALWAYS war crimes in serious long-term wars. Many viewed German U-boat activity in WW1 as war crimes as well as introduction of chemical weapons by the Germans. And all guerillas are considered non-uniformed terrorists. They attacked German units and so the SS, Gestapo, and DB hunted them down. Britain supplied various guerillas during the war years, many of which were Communist, and then as the war was concluding even passed information over to Nazis to have them killed!!! In Japanese areas many Marine families were told that their loved ones had been killed while fighting the enemy and were heroes when in fact Japanese Army ninjas murdered them in their trenches or they were shot to death by friendly fire trying to kill those ninjas. Hundreds died. A secret for nearly 70 years. Lies are lies, no matter which ideology tells them: Nazism, Socialism, Communism, or Capitalism. We're all pawns in the end. And if this comes from anyone in Oz, your people killed Abos for fun and took their children from them until the 1970s!!! Japan should have invaded you and put you to the sword, but only bombed Darwin lightly. So please don't preach to me if this applies to you.
"Evil Hamster," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Wonder Woman,"Wonder Woman TV Theme Song, Comment by Rob Arndt Report this comment
Peter, did Sweden ever get the "Xena" series? And btw, the new Wonder Woman will be in the "Batman vs Superman" DC movie slated for 2016. An Israeli model plays her. They re-imagined her outfit to be more Amazonian.
"You've Lost That Muslim Feeling," Callmelennie parody of "You've Lost That Loving Feelings,"Righteous Brothers, Comment by Callmelennie Report this comment
Let's go with your interpretation, "?" -- except there's only one jihadi mellowing ....... If I could reach out thru the internet and pull my submission back for a sec, I'd rewrite the second line as "And you SHOWED reticence in Mosul to shoot kids dead." ..... That bit of inspiration flashed in my noggin immediately after I hit "Send". But you know what they say, "You can't unclick a click."
"Not My Number," the_conqueror_of_parodies parody of "Makes Me Wonder,"Maroon 5, Comment by Peter Andersson Report this comment
Kudos for working in a hard phrase like that, I once managed to add both "olfactory assault" and "peristaltic retention" to a parody so I know the feeling, kinda the opposite of writer's block gloom!

http://www.amiright.com/parody/80s/rainbow0.shtml

Anyway, when I moved to my very first own apartment and signed up for my first own stationary phone (yeah, I'm that old) they gave me a number that had previously belonged to a local veterinary clinic. As a twenty year old man I normally didn't mind being wakened up at four o' clock by a call about someone's pussy needing immediate care and attention - but due to that old number still being scribbled on some local pet owners' short lists I got way more of that than I could stand.
"Evil Hamster," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Wonder Woman,"Wonder Woman TV Theme Song, Comment by Peter Andersson Report this comment
The lighter side of Rob - I like it - 555! As for Wonder Woman that series never made it over here to Sweden, a little youtube-viewing tells me that there are at least two big reasons that is a shame, I'd snake her anyday!
"(WW2) German Army and Navy," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Army and Navy,"Traditional, Comment by Nazi Hunter Report this comment
Still twisting yourself into a beer pretzel to glorify/excuse the gray wolves ("Das Boot" by Wolfgang Peterson) and many others of the German military. The Kriegsmariners left torpedoed Brits in the water to die, but at least an obligatory tear was shed. I never want to hear "I vas chust following orders." Most of all, I'd love for you to shut up and evaporate.
Your****footnote reeked of an egregious display of mostly irrelevant pedantry.
"You've Lost That Muslim Feeling," Callmelennie parody of "You've Lost That Loving Feelings,"Righteous Brothers, Comment by ? Report this comment
Don't quite get it. Who is speaking, and to whom? Are some murderous Muslims mellowing, and that's getting other Muslims upset?

August 31, 2014

"Firing Guns," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Shooting Guns,"Phil Alexander, Comment by Callmelennie Report this comment
Fact is, Rob, I do have a Islamotune in the pipeline. And while it doesn't address anything specifically happening right now, it does have four or five classic lines. The OS itself adds to the humor. Perhaps I can re-jigger it to make it more current. As for your apology, I fully accept it -- and I can readily understand why you responded as you did. In fact, I sort of "assumed" (;-D) that was behind it all along
"Holiday Nights, I'm Tight And Fright'nin'," Alvin Rhodes parody of "Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting,"Elton John, Comment by Annie Report this comment
Awesome! Happy Labour Day! (As you can see by the way I spell labour I'm Canadian :P). 5s across the board!
"Samuel L. Jackson," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah,"Song of the South Soundtrack, Comment by Samuel the Magic Negro Report this comment
Say what again!
"They're Sunnis," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "It's Slinky,"Slinky Commercial, Comment by Zen Adam B Report this comment
Remember the good old days when the terrorists were just normal Al Qaeda folks? Good job!
"(Who, Who, Who) Dropped that Log on the Floor?," Rod Worden parody of "Lookin' Out My Back Door,"CCR, Comment by susan Report this comment
are you kidding me? this hits the nail on the head! Love it ! Thanks for the words , inspired am sure by experience. Tis hilarious! 5's all around
"Amazing Mace," EmiLoca parody of "Amazing Grace,"Traditional Hymn, Comment by susan Report this comment
love the original, but in today's world this has it's place .........sad but true that this makes one think . Thanks for the giggle
"I'm Big Around," Rod Worden parody of "I Get Around,"The Beach Boys, Comment by susan Report this comment
truly a great song, Like some of your others better, but this is very good. Keep them coming! Always good to have a great laugh, and you really provide them well. Thanks Rod , always a treat!
"Seventy-Six Gallstones," Rod Worden parody of "Seventy-Six Trombones,"Robert Preston and 'The Music Man' cast, Comment by susan Report this comment
This just totally cracks me up all the way. Probably cause most of this is really true! Keep them coming, enjoy the beat, the site and your talent. five or more across all the way! Much enjoyed
"Firing Guns," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Shooting Guns,"Phil Alexander, Comment by Rob Arndt Report this comment
Hey CML, sorry to take so long on my reply but NP with you as a person or parodist. Hell, you are one of only a few that also write about Islamic terror and politics on a regular basis and I love your work. May I ask if you have any plans to do any parodies involving the killing of Foley, Dare's threat to execute another, ISIS' tactics, the US response, or support for intervention in Syria? Please say yes, b/c I can't shoulder all the war and violence here AND push my German occupier agenda (being sarcastic to the group, not you)!!! As for my perceptions on threads, I have two things working against me: 1) I take a lot of meds that make me drift, and 2) I sometimes have diabetic eyesight which is frustrating when my blood sugar is high. Means I go through mood swings or sometimes have trouble grasping what is being said. I assumed you jumped on the bandwagon of criticism and you didn't. My sincere apology for assuming (ASS/U/ME). I also write frequently while being overly medicated and at night when I am tired and have to work very fast. But I also work very fast when fully cognitive and my memory is outstanding, esp with numbers (32 digit memory, semi-eidetic). A full eidetic can see everything at once and remember everything heard verbatim. I can only reconstruct the picture in sequential pieces at a slower pace, but can still "see" data. Someone said my memory and IQ are diminishing. Not true as I continue to expand absorbed knowledge, especially with weapon systems. Look at my Mauser parody comments I just wrote to Patrick- fully detailed history from memory. No referencing necessary. I can do this with any subject I am interested in, but you do Islam the best here. I am only marginally interested in their weapons, tactics, status, and terror threats with the US response in military terms. That's it. I care not for the false religion ripped-off from Judaism and condemned culture. It is interesting to do the religious speculation as direct comparison, but that's as far as I wanna go with the Quran. Peace, brother :)

August 30, 2014

"Firing Guns," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Shooting Guns,"Phil Alexander, Comment by Rob Arndt Report this comment
Thanks Dave W for actually using the comment box for what it's for! Most of the firearms listed here have been used for good in wars against enemy forces. The German guns were designed to kill better and so their types are the kinds that can cause a lot of death in civilian hands (Germans invented the breech-loading rifle, rifling, Anti-aerial gun, AT gun, automatic pistol, first double-action automatic military pistol, first true SMG, assault rifle, flamethrower, and GPMG). OTOH, many of the modern derived firearms have saved the lives of countless men, women, and children protecting themselves from physical harm including assault, rape, and murder. Banning firearms or types of firearms only benefits the criminal element. While I do not support the NRA, I find that the types of bans don't work anyway as the only things banned are exotic foreign types. In each case, the US versions are still safe and promoted. Instead of lots of foreign 5.56mm or Soviet 7.62mm, US 5.56mm is widely available in Mini-14, AR-15, or clone sporters. Ugly .308s too as fake sniper. I am surprised that 7.62mm is back. Even in California I can buy a SKS or Russian made AK sporter (non pistol grip version, no flash suppressor, bayonet mount, nor full-auto fire) from a gun shop, Mini-14 from Big 5 and also surplus Nagants (some with cheap scopes already mounted for $189). Tac shotguns are plentiful and run $300+. For the "alarmed" Anon, I do NOT have any arsenals anymore, no edged weapon collection, and no compound cam Olympic standard V-stabilized bows with Razorback-tipped arrows. I do NOT build improvised weapons either. So chillax and get back to the chronic ;-)
"Trusty Mauser," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Alka-Seltzer,"Alka-Seltzer Commercial, Comment by Rob Arndt Report this comment
Patrick, I was a bit baffled on the other parody when you talked about the Lee-Enfield as your best choice for bolt-action rifle. I've owned and/or handled many Springfields, Enfields, Nagants, and Mausers as the "old" bolt-actions and German bias aside, actually love the Mauser K98k (I had a refurbised one though). Historically the entire 98 line came off the Commission Rifle M1888 or G88 which led to the G98, K98, and K98k. Historically, I have never read about any complaints from the actual Boer and German Infantry users who put them to good use. In technical reviews there is some concern about the locking mechanisms or bolts, but nothing shows up in combat records AFAIK of any serious nature except that the latter war K98ks of WW2 were made of inferior woods due to lack of strategic materials. Even so, there was a Volkssturm version too. I never had a Commision Rifle or the G71. Wasn't the latter in 11mm? Btw, did you know that for the G98 Mauser worked out the locking system on the 9.5mm M1875 or G75 sent to Turkey? Other odd Mausers were the Zig-Zag revolver, Aerial M1915 FSK rifle, M1908 rifle, and automatic M1908 pistol. The C96 pistol (technically M1895 or Mauser Military Pistol/MMP) was actually NOT designed by Mauser but the Superintendent of his factory, Herr Federle!!!
"Firing Guns," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Shooting Guns,"Phil Alexander, Comment by Dave W Report this comment
Guns - Who doesn't love them.......Words have done more damage by far , but also have saved more than we will ever know
"Ice Bucket Challenge," Phil Alexander parody of "Black Magic Woman,"Santana, Comment by Dave W. Report this comment
Well, at least we weren't asked to bungee jump.......I've seen some funny videos out there.....My sweet 8 year old niece did it and then challenged her Uncle David....She even helped pour it on my head...What a rush!.........Pray a cure will be found for ALS and other crippling illnesses someday soon...My heart goes out to the sufferers and families.... Thank you to those who have brought it to the limelight and to all who have contributed what they can...
"The Waterbury Tales," Judith Wax parody of "The Canterbury Tales,"Geoffrey Chaucer, Comment by Chico Report this comment
Receptionist: The Dean is furious! He’s waxing wroth!
Groucho: Is Roth out there, too? Tell Roth to wax the Dean for a while.

August 29, 2014

"The Waterbury Tales," Judith Wax parody of "The Canterbury Tales,"Geoffrey Chaucer, Comment by Peregrin Report this comment
I'll say it then: Judith doth Wax Lyrical
"Ice Bucket Challenge," Phil Alexander parody of "Black Magic Woman,"Santana, Comment by Peter Andersson Report this comment
It's probably an NSA psyops plot to slowly frog boil people into the practise of domestic water boarding - ever since they invented ATMs we're supposed to do EVERYTHING ourselves!

Oh well, conspiracy nut mode off...

Anyway, yesterday I started something similar with Def Lepard's "pour some sugar on me" as "pour some water on me" but having played it through three times I realized it's so awful it might as well be Justin Bieber song and I couldn't go through with it, I crossed it off my bucket list again you could say.
"The Waterbury Tales," Judith Wax parody of "The Canterbury Tales,"Geoffrey Chaucer, Comment by Meriadoc Report this comment
This was a freakynge masterpiece! Forsooth, haf I not laffed so lang in manye a nicht.
"Born," Andy Primus parody of "Torn,"Natalie Imbruglia, Comment by Meriadoc Report this comment
Pip - U2 stole it from Marc Bolan.
"Firing Guns," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Shooting Guns,"Phil Alexander, Comment by Anon Report this comment
I took a well-considered ethical risk with my amateur diagnosis of Asperger's in Ron. If his single-minded attention were given to, say, piano playing, no alarm would have been raised. But his concentration on guns and, as others have mentioned in so many words, his narcissism, alarmed me, especially since mass shootings have been perpetrated by the mentally disturbed. We have all been urged by the media to try to do something to allay a tragedy. There is, of course, nothing wrong with having Asperger's or OCD or ADD or all the other alphabet soup disorders listed in the Diagnostic Manual. But they are often manifested behaviorally, and though gun violence is a long-shot, I hope that, at least, somebody close to Rob helps him to address whatever phenomenon it is that makes him a disturbing outlier in this otherwise collegial and congenial group.
"Firing Guns," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Shooting Guns,"Phil Alexander, Comment by Phil Alexander Report this comment
I'm going to be as kind as I can: this parody shows what a gulf there is between what I consider important in a parody and what you do. I'm not sure there is any overlap whatsoever, so I am going to refrain from posting a critique based on my criteria; in a similar vein, I would request that you show the same respect to others by never, ever mentioning the number of parodies you have written to belittle parody authors. They, like me, will probably have other criteria with which to decide merit.
"Firing Guns," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Shooting Guns,"Phil Alexander, Comment by Callmelennie Report this comment
Rob, nothing I said was directed at you. I don't make a habit of attacking people who aren't attacking me, and I certainly wouldn't take a cheap shot at someone (ie, you) who has supported me here from the beginning. I'm just agreeing with Ag that extra-ordinary abilities in one thing, which we all in fact possess, are frequently linked, by the process of psychological compensation, to below average abilities in other things ...... For example, I was functioning at sub-Gomer Pyle levels of competence during Army Basic Training; then I went to DLI, and became one of the best Arabic linguists in the history of US Army. Apparently, the linguistic center of my brain developed at the expense of my "keeping one's sh*t together" center ....... And to Ag -- I was officially diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome at the age of four; no doubt because I didn't say a word for about a year prior. I think the psychologist was incorrect, as my behavior at the time was also triggered by some unfortunate outside events. OTOH, I believe my own son, whose was once diagnosed with ADD, may, in fact, have Asperger's, as his disabilities are more severe than can be explained by simple ADD
""Fairy" Indiana," Bob Gomez parody of "Gary, Indiana,"Robert Preston and Ron Howard, Comment by Patrick Report this comment
A Utah judge has just upheld the right of polygamists in that state. Even in societies where same-sex relationships were common, I don't believe they were ever considered as "marriages". Polygamy has a much longer history. With the increasing number of Muslims in the United States, along with the ultra-conservative Mormons, I can see this being an issue for which there is no secular barrier that the courts could invoke. Another way to look at the issue: why do homosexuals want to bring the government into their relationships? Why did heterosexuals ever accede to that? It is one thing for a pair of believers to bring God along as a partner to their union, but a state? Of course, a lot of couples are choosing to forgo licensing these days.
"Shooting Guns," Phil Alexander parody of "Stealing Food,"Jay Foreman, Comment by Patrick Report this comment
Came to this parody through Rob's knock-off. Took a while to wade through the comments, most of which had little to do with the lyrics. I once owned five .303 caliber rifles at the same time, and consider the Lee-Enfield the best combat bolt action of all time. As for double-entendres, have you heard of the Duke of Atholl? Imagine living with that name, especially if you happened to have a lisp. As a reward for some services rendered, Queen Victoria gave the Duke and his descendants the right to maintain what is now the only legal private army in Europe. The Atholl Highlanders are primarily a pipe band, but there is a company of kilted soldiers who parade on special occasions with the old Lee-Metford. The Duke's armory reportedly holds some 220 Lee-Metfords, another 200 or so Brown Bess flintlock muskets, and two Napoleonic era cannons. I find it hard to imagine what it must be like to be a firearms enthusiast in a land where the ownership and use of arms is so constrained by law. I can purchase any rifle, shotgun or handgun over the counter in my town in a matter of a few minutes. Private sales are essentially unregulated. I do admire the ingenuity of British shooters who have conjured up some non-repeating automatic rifles and restricted capacity revolvers in order to continue their hobby and circumvent the letter of the law. Don't know the original song, but I appreciate your appreciation for guns.
"Trusty Mauser," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Alka-Seltzer,"Alka-Seltzer Commercial, Comment by Patrick Report this comment
I've handled a lot of Mausers. They certainly are solid. If had the choice, and the funds, I would pick the Lee Enfield. 10 round magazine, much smoother action. I still regret not buying that 1871 Mauser I was once offered at a show for only $175. Back then I actually had the money. The 1871 was a principal weapon in the 1916 Easter Rising, which gives it a certain "ethnic" appeal. I'll never see another at that price. Even the 1871/84 is now prohibitive.
"Moskvich (Ode to Soviet-Made Cars)," Susanna Viljanen parody of "Moskau,"Dschinghis Khan, Comment by Patrick Report this comment
When I was in high school I received a booklet on the history of the Moskvich car from Russia. I was fascinated by the Cyrillic alphabet and began using it to take notes in school that my teachers and classmates couldn't read. The Italian Fiat had a notoriously poor reputation in the US. One can only imagine combining that engineering nightmare with Russian workmanship. The only things Russians can manufacture that would sell overseas are weapons. I think the Lada was sold in Canada. Wonder how long they held up in that brutal climate.
"Ice Bucket Challenge," Phil Alexander parody of "Black Magic Woman,"Santana, Comment by Patrick Report this comment
I've seen a few videos in which people have been hurt playing this dumb game. What does pouring ice water have to do with contributing money for medical research? Though, I have been known to pour water over my head when the temperature outdoors gets above 90 degrees. Never cured any disease but might have prevented heat stroke.
"Firing Guns," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Shooting Guns,"Phil Alexander, Comment by Patrick Report this comment
Rob, you have made repeated references over the years to an illness. I hope you have overcome it. I am not familiar with the original song or a previous parody. I have some familiarity with firearms. I saw the video of the little girl with the Uzi. I think the fear of recoil causes an overreaction on the part of a shooter with little familiarity with automatic firearms. There is a nasty habit, often seen on youtube, of handing high-powered shotguns and pistols to a young women who don't know fundamental safety habits then watching with amusement as the recoil brings the gun into her face or over her head. As for diagnosing AIR contributors online, I think someone once called me a Nazi or its equivalent. That is political, rather than psychological, I know, but a lot of people get the two confused. I wish I had the access and the funds to experiment with as many guns as you have. Look online for an MP3 of "Prepared For Killing" by Kathy Gregory. She says it is a satire, and that she doesn't own or use guns, but her lyrics show no glaring technical errors. You could look up my "Sixteen Guns". Unlike "PFK", it is mostly factual. I recall John Barry's 100 songs in one day posting. But who has the time to read so many? Better to spread them out so they can be enjoyed and fully appreciated.
"Ice Bucket Challenge," Phil Alexander parody of "Black Magic Woman,"Santana, Comment by Jonathan Report this comment
and Kate Upton didn't even wear a bikini for her "Ice Bucket Challenge" video either what a ripoff! 5's
"Firing Guns," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Shooting Guns,"Phil Alexander, Comment by Agrimorfee Report this comment
To answer your rhetorical question, it's not that you post hundreds of parodies, it's your high-falutin', patronizing, condescending attitude toward your critics and other writers. You will note that Mr. Barry does not do anything remotely within the realm of penning reams of words correcting the misapplied calibres of weaponry used in a simple satire, essays on Nazism etc., or puffs his chest about submitting more parodies in 3.5 years than others. This is supposed to be an entertaining, humorous website, and the space you take up within it with your emotional outbursts sometimes is exasperating and frustrating.
"Firing Guns," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Shooting Guns,"Phil Alexander, Comment by Rob Arndt Report this comment
CML, you seem to confuse basic high productivity with hyperfunctionality or OCD, which is not the case. I was raised in a German household and so my work ethic from the beginning was extremely high and in every job I've worked I exceeded the standard. As simple as that. I find it amusing that JAB doesn't draw the same remarks even though he is a numbers man too and posted entire blocks of parodies BEFORE I ever came here. He beat me with 100 compiled parodies submitted for 1 day (I had the previous record of 22)! So the double standards here are evident. And WHY is it that some people here think that if I post huge amounts of parodies that I either have no life or have an illness? What about plain old productivity? I'm sure there are very hard workers here... so yes, that is baffling to me. And also, I write whatever comes to mind on any given day. No crime in that. So, do I really need to explain myself to anyone here? No. I would never try to diagnose anyone here. Coming from high traffic NGs and forums I recognize the patterns... which are the same. AiR is no different as a moderated site. Same self-appointed critics, same trolls, same name-calling and labeling, etc... yawn...
"Where Did Elvis Go?," Word Nerd parody of "Yearbook,"Hanson, Comment by Annie Report this comment
LOL this was hilarious :D All 5s for you
"Firing Guns," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Shooting Guns,"Phil Alexander, Comment by Callmlelennie Report this comment
I seriously doubt, Agrimorfee, that many AIR contributors has Symphisis Pubic Dysfunction (SPD) as that is a muscle-skeletal problem in a woman's pelvis generally caused by delivering a large baby. Seeing as how about 85% of AIR parodists appear to be men and seeing as how there is no connection between pelvic discomfort and song parodying ability, I don't see how you can possibly conclude, Ag, tha- ........ Wait a minute, when you said SPD, did you mean "Sensory Processing Disorder?" Oh, if that be the case, I can "see" that. In retrospect, I may have had SPD myself, as I was unable to drive a car until I was 21. And I would also agree about the role of Asperger's, and ADD (not sure about autism) in creating an ability to do parodies at a high level. Hyperfunction in one area frequently arises out of disability in another area
"Firing Guns," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Shooting Guns,"Phil Alexander, Comment by Agrimorfee Report this comment
There is nothing wrong about Asperger's...many AIR contributors have some level of SPD, autism, or other issues. As the father of a child with Asperger's, I would state that Anon really has no business trying to diagnose Mr. Arndt. But Rob, I would posit to you once again everything that I said in the previous comments that inspired your latest work. DKTOS so I won't vote, but there is some amusing lines...if taken as satire.
"Ice Bucket Challenge," Phil Alexander parody of "Black Magic Woman,"Santana, Comment by Agrimorfee Report this comment
If there were more lyrics in the OS, Anon II, you probably would have been happier. 555
"Ice Bucket Challenge," Phil Alexander parody of "Black Magic Woman,"Santana, Comment by Callmelennie Report this comment
You were expecting Homeric verse, Anon II, when you clicked on a parody of "Black Magic Woman"? Well, here's a hint -- the next time you see a parody of "Black Magic Woman", curb your expectations. There's not a whole hell of a lot in the OS to work with
"Ice Bucket Challenge," Phil Alexander parody of "Black Magic Woman,"Santana, Comment by Anon II Report this comment
Wow! What incredible writing: Pour that ice on me baby... Put the bucket down, baby. An 8 year old texting has a higher vocabulary. Ice bucket? More like rust bucket to me- 1s
"Firing Guns," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Shooting Guns,"Phil Alexander, Comment by Rob Arndt Report this comment
Anon comments are worthless and a dime a dozen, as is grudge 111 voting. No surprise there. But I will address my corrections line-by-line starting in V2 where Phil had mixed rifles (AK, and AR15) with pistols (Browning, Glock), Colt could go either way (M1911A-1 for instance or M16). I kept the verse aligned with the rifles only since his emphasis was on automatic weapons and led with the AK. V3 I kept strictly pistols in .40 and 9mm. V4 I modified the calibers up to today's standard with .40 S&W, 7.62mm Russian, and 5.56 NATO. Phil screwed up with .303 as no one is shooting this and his .22 is now popular .22LR. V5 is strictly shotgun which can fire multiple shell sizes. V6 expanded concerns over shooting at the range with description of 2000 rounds fired (HRU type practice too excessive for a normal civilian shooter). V7 is SMGs and corrects the fun Uzi firing. An instructor was recently killed by one through an accident with a 9 yr old girl. It's climb is dangerous. Replaced by the modern MP-5 which to many is the greatest SMG ever built. Easy to handle and 40+ versions.V8 replaces the minigun nonsense with a realistic MG and people buy cartridges, NOT bullets (the bullet is only part of the round). Added the NRA to replace USA. V9 addresses the "Schmeisser" error and the V10 list was revised to rhyme and reflects arms available to the public and some that are military. My parody was written by a true shooter while Phil's was written lazily by a non-shooter who made multiple mistakes. Besides his alluded to penis joke with the HK, what is so funny about the rest of his list of weapons? Following the Anon guidelines, all AiR humor MUST be absurd. Phil's was not and neither is mine. Guns are a sore subject with most Americans and people around the world... Heavy with info and terminology, my parody is at least more accurate and structured than Phil's. And to the person suggesting AS, in my life that would be "Adult Swim" humor :)
"Ice Bucket Challenge," Phil Alexander parody of "Black Magic Woman,"Santana, Comment by Rex Report this comment
Enjoyed this!
"Pali Way," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Chevrolet,"Chevrolet Commercials, Comment by Don C. Report this comment
Another shameless attempt at humor. If there was a possible negative vote, this author would have received as many negative votes as parodies he's created.
"Shooting Guns," Phil Alexander parody of "Stealing Food,"Jay Foreman, Comment by Ak48 Report this comment
Rob is just an attention seeking troll trying to piss people off. You should all feel sorry for the loser. Ignore all his comments and move on. he just wants to make everything about him, like a self-centered whiny child.
"Firing Guns," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Shooting Guns,"Phil Alexander, Comment by Thoughtful Reader Report this comment
Your vaunted facts are as nothing. Apparently, your poetic license has been lifted.
"Ice Bucket Challenge," Phil Alexander parody of "Black Magic Woman,"Santana, Comment by Anon Report this comment
Best phrase is "beyond the pail." Line 2 Verse 2 has error. You do not say explicitly why the very successful ice bucket challenge is anathema to you. Too many videos? Not a good enough reason. No score.
"Firing Guns," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Shooting Guns,"Phil Alexander, Comment by Anon Report this comment
Grudge motivation leads to bad parody, and this one is bad bad bad bad bad bad bad. Phil's was snappy and punchy, with an edge of ruefulness. Your syllable-heavy version is as leaden and overstuffed as the Prussian Hindenburg. Asperger diagnosis stands, especially considering the familiar symptom of repetitive behavior when, predictably, you roll out the sabermetrics of your productivity. Comment written in 8 seconds.
"An Inconvenient Truth," by Michael Brook (2014-08-22), Comment by greenmeanstoopid Report this comment
"Howzat CLIMATE CULT crapola goin' fer ya?"
"Shooting Guns," Phil Alexander parody of "Stealing Food,"Jay Foreman, Comment by Phil Alexander Report this comment
Rob - you feel you have to call names and make stuff up, now? Impressively wrong on so many counts, for example, I could point to half a dozen authors on amiright whose output matches Weird Al's in both parody quality and quantity (though not in history, production or marketing.. there's a reason Weird Al's no. 1 in the parody world).

Some people like your work (assuming it's not just yourself clearing cookies and voting to boost your own ego, somehow that seems not entirely improbable to me), I can only assume it's because they don't have any kind of sense of humour or idea of what makes a good parody, either. I have no interest in churning out masses of dross just so I can boast about my numbers: over the past few years, I've performed more than three hundred of my parodies and original songs to a huge variety of appreciative audiences. That means so much more to me than the numerical pissing contest that passes for argument with you.

..oh, and when you say "the diversity of my author sheet is far greater than yours", you haven't actually counted, have you? Because I think you'll find it's an awful lot closer than you so proudly imagine.

August 28, 2014

"Shooting Guns," Phil Alexander parody of "Stealing Food,"Jay Foreman, Comment by Another anon Report this comment
Rob, you just don't get it, do you? This isn't an online military bookshop, it's a site where people write the absurd to make others laugh. Try it sometime. You could post 10,000 of your 'parodies' but you still wouldn't be regarded as being in the top 100.
"Pause & Reflect," by Mugshot (2014-08-20), Comment by meangreen Report this comment
As if Rick Perry's first "Oops" moment wasn't bad enough, this year's "Oops" moment is even better.
"Shooting Guns," Phil Alexander parody of "Stealing Food,"Jay Foreman, Comment by Rob Arndt Report this comment
Oops... the poor little wanker got upset 'cause he doesn't like to be judged but does it to others all the time. Hey Phil, since you're no Weird Al or Bart Baker yourself (no one here is), WHY on earth would I care what you think of my productive work (nearly 2500 parodies in a measley 3.5 years)??? Some people like my work and I also am the only person here who is both Top 10 Parodist (#3) while also being Top 10 Contributor (#6). That makes ME unique here and your remarks void. I have 6537 total submissions. Top that, mate. And please spare me the line of "my parodies are so much better" nonsense. Says you. The diversity of my author sheet is far greater than yours. I have over 425+ individual artists alone w/o the other materials and my genres span a greater range over a longer time period. You've done 1119 parodies over a decade when at my height of productivity wrote 112 mo/avg!!! A MONTH, NOT PER YEAR... NFR
"They're Sunnis," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "It's Slinky,"Slinky Commercial, Comment by Rob Arndt Report this comment
Thanks Jon, and yeah, it's gotta be pretty bad when even Al Qaida disavows ISIS!!! It is unfortunate, however, when this kind of barbarity makes all the Muslims look insane ("Arabs Gone Wild") and ISIS is still able to sell oil at $25/barrel to keep revenue coming in.
"Shooting Guns," Phil Alexander parody of "Stealing Food,"Jay Foreman, Comment by Anon Report this comment
I'm sure that Rob read Claude's comment literally and took it as support for himself.
"Shooting Guns," Phil Alexander parody of "Stealing Food,"Jay Foreman, Comment by Anon Report this comment
Phil, I'm totally on your side (though anonymously so) -- and that is the side of wit, nuance, and poetry. Your opponent has a rigid personality and understands nothing but facts and empty productivity. All the rest -- the essence and playfulness of a parody -- are alien to him. He cannot be moved or changed. TT tried it and not only gave up but also disdained his whole blockheaded entourage. There are just a few AiR contributors with a flair for the absurd and the talent for bon mots. You are one of them. On the other hand, I'm convinced that Rob has symptoms of Asperger's Syndrome, which include an inability to understand nonliteral phrases and obsession with specific, often unusual, topics.
"Shooting Guns," Phil Alexander parody of "Stealing Food,"Jay Foreman, Comment by Phil Alexander Report this comment
:-)

Hi Claude, it's good to see you around, too..
"Shooting Guns," Phil Alexander parody of "Stealing Food,"Jay Foreman, Comment by Claude Prez Report this comment
Yeah, Phil, sorry, but I'm with Rob here - you obviously have no sense of humor whatsoever. I mean, how can you expect to write a hilarious parody about guns when your calibers are all outdated?? Derrr! Please do yourself and the rest of us a favor and stop embarrassing yourself with this drivel. I suggest you read every single one of Rob's parodies and also brush up on your military history so you can at least have a chance of writing a decent parody one day.....for shame, Phil. For SHAME.
"Shooting Guns," Phil Alexander parody of "Stealing Food,"Jay Foreman, Comment by Phil Alexander Report this comment
Lighten up, FFS. Given your leaden, humourless alternatives, your dissection of the parody has less relevance than a truck "dissecting" a hedgehog it happens to run over, and about as much finesse. When you've learned to use a modicum of wit & humour yourself, I might start taking your views on parody writing seriously, but until then save your pointless critiques for someone who values your opinion.
"Trusty Mauser," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "Alka-Seltzer,"Alka-Seltzer Commercial, Comment by Jonathan Report this comment
why would yanks upset someone? is it 'cause it sounds dirty? 5's
"They're Sunnis," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "It's Slinky,"Slinky Commercial, Comment by Jonathan Report this comment
did you happen to see Sean Hannity interviewing one of those d-bags last night? he completely owned him! finally ending their little chat by telling him he was wasting his time! LOL! good parody 5's
"Shooting Guns," Phil Alexander parody of "Stealing Food,"Jay Foreman, Comment by Rob Arndt Report this comment
Phil, if you ever owned and/or fired any of the HK series of firearms, then that line isn't funny. It's disrespectful in light of the fact that SFs, HRUs, VIP Protection Services, and Police value the guns highly. What I find amusing is that most people don't know that the latter part of technically H&K is pronounced KOK. In your parody that might seem funny to you but is juvenile to me and as you pointed out adds vulgarity to an otherwise nice line-up of firearms worth shooting. I am not taking this literally btw, just demonstrating how I can dissect your parody with ease b/c unlike you, I have a lifetime of real shooting and testing of weapons. Hundreds of them... including that crummy Enfield you shot. Nowhere near a Mauser for its longevity. The British were fortunate to have fought the Boers in which they first encountered the rival Mauser rifles and so knew what to expect from Germany infantry in WW1...
y do u ppl h8 winx? it5 a inspir8tion {8)
"Shooting Guns," Phil Alexander parody of "Stealing Food,"Jay Foreman, Comment by Phil Alexander Report this comment
Sigh.. No, it's not the Walther that's vulgar, it's the "getting ones Koch out" allusion which adds an extra humour to the line. I really didn't think I'd need to explain that.

Does it matter one iota in the context of a parody if calibres are passé? Of course I've not fired any of them (apart from the Lee Enfield mentioned above), I write songs about all sorts of bizarre stuff that I haven't personally experienced, because I find the absurd funnier than real life (well, most of the time.. real life throws up some doozies at times)

I'm a bit worried now.. you've been taking this all so literally, that it you'd listened to the OS you'd've called the police to arrest Jay Foreman for theft.
"They're Sunnis," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "It's Slinky,"Slinky Commercial, Comment by Rob Arndt Report this comment
By the beard of Muhammed, TY :)
"Shooting Guns," Phil Alexander parody of "Stealing Food,"Jay Foreman, Comment by Rob Arndt Report this comment
You find the Walther vulgar? How so? Your parody is about shooting fun, but all the arms you list have killed people. Schmeisser is infamous and most recognized SMG in the world. Perhaps someone might find that vulgar. And your terminology with the list at the end is messed up too. One does NOT cradle an AK, it is seated and most users used the mag as a grip due to climb in full-auto. You can't pump a PSG b/c it is a sniper rifle and NOT a shotgun. You "set off" a SIG (assuming P-229 or new P-320)? What did you use to pull the trigger, a lanyard??? Doesn't make sense. Your RPG line doesn't even fit in with firearms b/c it is literally a Rocket Propelled Grenade ripped-off from the German WW2 Panzerfaust series and if you had one you would be a terrorist!!! In Colt you are ambiguous but the M16 and AR-15 are same difference. Browning and Glock are too but you mean pistols like High-Power and Glock 17, or 20, or 30 series. Your calibers are outdated as I already stated. Sten and Uzi are so fun... really? Ever fired either? The Sten (MK.I version you are talking about) has the annoying side mag and a crappy skeletal mini butt while the Uzi can be hard to control and many used to inertia fire in accidental drops. Where btw would YOU fire a minigun? Not anywhere but in the military or MTC. In 7.62mm fires 6000 rpm. Contrary to the movies, one cannot lug one around and fire it standing as it weighs 40 lbs and is bulky as would knock the user off his @ass. I've fired the German MG-42 AND MG-3 at 1300 rpm and those were not bolted to anything. Needs 2 men to operate continuously as the barrel needs changed every couple of minutes. And "bang" a Beretta? Seriously? Phil, stick to non-firearms parodies b/c you defiantely do not know what your are talking about. The guns you fired are relics now. And if you live in UK, that is a joke in itself in regard to personal firearms!!!
"The Waterbury Tales," Judith Wax parody of "The Canterbury Tales,"Geoffrey Chaucer, Comment by Callmelennie Report this comment
BTW, what's this parody about, Judith? For some reason, perhaps because I was in high school in the Early Seventies and because I had three older brothers in college at the same time and a father who was a staunch Republican, some of these names are vaguely familiar. I seem to remember some of these names bandied about at family gatherings, ;-D
"The Waterbury Tales," Judith Wax parody of "The Canterbury Tales,"Geoffrey Chaucer, Comment by Callmelennie Report this comment
Your mynd was so overwhelmed by the brilliance of this parody that you swytched into Olde English mode, Phyl. Simple as that. I must say I enjoyed this greatly, Judith ...... I parodied Chaucer once about twenty years ago and gave it to my former English teacher. The occasion was my old school's playing in the State Championship game in football, a few weeks after they had broken a 16 year losing streak against our main rival. Moreover, they were facing an opponent in the Title Game that our school had never ..... So I spun a parody called the "The Tackle's (ie, me) Tale" where I revealed that my team had won a football game against our rival on an incorrect call that I knew to be incorrect. And because I had failed to report the truth to the referee and because I gloated over our victory years later, a curse was laid on your school's football program which perfectly explained my school's trials and tribulations. But now that I had confessed my perfidy, the team was now freed of the past and need not play in fear..... What I discovered is that once you get in sync with the rhythms and spelling, the lines flow, as the rhyming scheme is not difficult
"The Waterbury Tales," Judith Wax parody of "The Canterbury Tales,"Geoffrey Chaucer, Comment by John Jenkins Report this comment
Outstanding spoof of the Watergate scandal - definitely no "Monk's Tale." The humor seems to be enhanced by the creative spelling.
"They're Sunnis," Robert D. Arndt Jr. parody of "It's Slinky,"Slinky Commercial, Comment by Callmelennie Report this comment
Thalatha min al khamasat!! .... Here's a situation where your use of a nonsence jingle works really well
"The Waterbury Tales," Judith Wax parody of "The Canterbury Tales,"Geoffrey Chaucer, Comment by Phil Alexander Report this comment
What was I thinking about when I rote "righting"? D'oh
"The Waterbury Tales," Judith Wax parody of "The Canterbury Tales,"Geoffrey Chaucer, Comment by Phil Alexander Report this comment
Holy cow.. truly wonderful. I don't know the subject matter, who you're righting about, but then I didn't know the Miller either.. Thank you for coming up with something completely unexpected :-D
"Doctor Who," Steve Kalafut parody of "Rock & Roll, Part 1,"Gary Glitter, Comment by Phil Alexander Report this comment
Nice one - I clicked on this thinking "wasn't that done a long time ago?", but you've got a much more worthwhile end product :-)
"Shooting Guns," Phil Alexander parody of "Stealing Food,"Jay Foreman, Comment by Phil Alexander Report this comment
I think there you might have highlighted a difference in the way we think about parodies, Rob: while that replacement has the same number of syllables, it doesn't have the samy rhythm, share the same double-syllable rhyme at the end (knockout/Koch out) & vulgar implication (do I really need to explain?)... a couplet like
"The first thing on my list'll
Be a James Bond Walther pistol"
only gives two of the three.. so what won't get in, either :-)

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