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Joe Toplyn broke into comedy in the 1980s, when a friend from the Harvard Lampoon tipped him off that a writing job was opening up at David Letterman’s late-night show.
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE CAN NOW CRAFT ORIGINAL JOKES—AND THAT’S NO LAUGHING MATTERCORINNE PURTILLJANUARY 4, 2022TIME
The idea was for Bennifer to perform a cheeky lampoon of their own personas — but the parody didn’t land.
THE JENNIFER LOPEZ-BEN AFFLECK RECOUPLING IS THE GREATEST GOSSIP STORY WE’VE HAD IN YEARSCONSTANCE GRADYAUGUST 24, 2021VOX
I called Liszt's article a criticism, but "lampoon" or "libel" would have been a more appropriate designation.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
Lampoon itself would disdain to speak ill of him of whom no man speaks well.
OBITER DICTAAUGUSTINE BIRRELL
In a few weeks that amusing lampoon on the scholars and commentators of the time had run through four editions.
THE ANGLO-FRENCH ENTENTE IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURYCHARLES BASTIDE
I dined with Mr. Addison, and Jervas the painter, at Addison's country place; and then came home, and writ more to my lampoon.
THE JOURNAL TO STELLAJONATHAN SWIFT
I have almost finished my lampoon, and will print it for revenge on a certain great person.
THE JOURNAL TO STELLAJONATHAN SWIFT
A mug or a jug with an inscription may tell a story of popular party feeling as pointedly as a broadsheet or a political lampoon.
CHATS ON OLD EARTHENWAREARTHUR HAYDEN
Squib, skwib, n. a paper tube filled with combustibles, thrown up into the air burning and bursting: a petty lampoon.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
In the next year, 424, Aristophanes produced the Knights, the most violent political lampoon in literature.
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WORDS RELATED TO LAMPOON

  • burlesque
  • caricature
  • distortion
  • exaggeration
  • farce
  • lampoon
  • lampoonery
  • mimicry
  • mock
  • mockery
  • parody
  • perversion
  • play
  • put on
  • roast
  • satire
  • send-up
  • sham
  • takeoff
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