14 posts tagged with parody by cortex.
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Jaylen (Please Don't Bean My Man)

A song about brought-back-from-the-dead Blaseball pitcher Jaylen Hotdogfingers whose beanballs now convey a deadly and contagious ailment to anyone she hits. Lyrics by @phasmantistes, and apologies once again to Dolly Parton. [more inside]
posted by cortex on Sep 17, 2020 - 3 comments

Ed Steamhams - Cooking Out Loud

Oh ye gods, Ed's song is ruined! But...what if I were to write parody lyrics and disguise them as his own songwriting? Oh ho ho ho, delightfully devilish, cortex! [more inside]
posted by cortex on Sep 8, 2018 - 6 comments

Halle Hula - live from Hāpuna Beach

Sat down yesterday with my new uke, at a beach on the west cost of the Big Island, to revisit my Cohen/Elvis parody from several years ago.
posted by cortex on Sep 22, 2016 - 4 comments

Metafilter Podcast Theme - Daft Punk version

Somehow the idea of doing an alternate podcast theme riffing on Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger got into my head a while a go, and here it is. [more inside]
posted by cortex on Jun 3, 2015 - 10 comments

Wicker Man (Elton John parody)

So griphus and I were watching 1973 cult classic The Wicker Man and my brain got thinking about Rocket Man and, well, here we are.
posted by cortex on Mar 30, 2015 - 8 comments

Choke a Moff (Taylor Swift parody)

I apologize to basically everyone. [more inside]
posted by cortex on Nov 6, 2014 - 25 comments

I Knew You Were Tribbles (When You Dropped In)

Taylor Swift needs to write more songs about classic Star Trek episodes, but until she gets around to it herself I'm doing what I can to rectify the situation. [more inside]
posted by cortex on Mar 4, 2013 - 8 comments

Subterranean Homesick Dylan

It's well known that Radiohead went to Bob Dylan for inspiration on the title of Subterranean Homesick Alien; it's less well known that they actually lifted the song structure and lyrics themselves from this rare demo recording. [more inside]
posted by cortex on Jul 26, 2012 - 5 comments

Everything I Do (I Dun Fer You)

Some rollicking bluegrass as a spoon to the heart of Bryan Adams, Kevin Costner, and basically that whole period of the early 90s. [more inside]
posted by cortex on May 9, 2011 - 22 comments

Oh Come All Ye Slothful

A pragmatic carol for hungover sinners. Oh come let us eat breakast.
posted by cortex on Dec 27, 2010 - 6 comments

Halle Hula

When Elvis Met Leonard. Nothing but uke, vox, and questionable taste. [more inside]
posted by cortex on Jun 17, 2009 - 45 comments

Monotonethumping

An attempt to create a recording of the late-90s boozehound anthem Tubthumping that sounds as flat and obnoxious as the hundredth chorus of fratboys singing along with it did by the end of that decade. Happy St. Paddy's Day!
posted by cortex on Mar 17, 2009 - 15 comments

I'll Stab You (for Sumru)

Being an apology-by-request to robocop is bleeding for trouncing him unmercifully in a recent game of Diplomacy. [more inside]
posted by cortex on Dec 30, 2008 - 8 comments

On The Blue (With Apologies to John Coulton, Valve, Et Al)

A parody of the Portal end-theme, as written by robocop is bleeding earlier this afternoon. Confused? See this post for background on the original song. [more inside]
posted by cortex on Nov 8, 2007 - 18 comments

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