Presentation on theme: "Satire: 1. the use of irony, sarcasm, ridicule, or the like, in exposing, denouncing, or deriding vice, folly, etc. 2. a literary composition, in verse."— Presentation transcript:
Satire: 1. the use of irony, sarcasm, ridicule, or the like, in exposing, denouncing, or deriding vice, folly, etc. 2. a literary composition, in verse or prose, in which human folly and vice are held up to scorn, derision, or ridicule.
My project What to do? Write a Script Perform (and find a great group of actors) Does it mean anything?
“Sock it to Me?”
“American Families should be more like the Waltons and less like the Simpsons” -George H.W. Bush “We’re just like the Waltons. We’re praying for the end of the depression too!” -Bart Simpson
“I can see Russia from my House!”
Did SNL help Clinton and doom Palin?
Stewart and Colbert vs. Beck and O’Reilly
Who do you TRUST more?
My Show SNL Style Focus on the Issues Original but not Rip Off
" Do you know what I like about comedy? You can’t laugh and be afraid at the same time—of anything. If you're laughing, I defy you to be afraid." — Stephen ColbertStephen Colbert
“Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering” -Yoda
What I learned…
Sean Vermeire, Eliza Burkelbach, Tori Reynolds, Corsair Layton, Matt Tsui, and Erin Agnew for being in my show. Mrs. Thornton for being my mentor and critiquing the script. Mrs. Ward for approving my project and being understanding when movie maker deleted my first research product. Dr. Valenza for helping me find a lot of great sources and giving me advice with my PowerPoint. Rafiat Kasumu for editing my research products Mrs. Femovich for giving me advice about the musical parody portion of my show. My brother Alex for helping me film my research product. Dan MacFarland for taking pictures. Nicole Scutti for filming my presentation My Mom and Dad for reviewing my presentation and providing feedback George Bush, Glenn Beck, Sarah Palin, and all the rest for being such great sources of inspiration. Acknowledgements!
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Works Cited Continued Heilemann, John, and Mark Halperin. Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime. New York: Harper, Print. Stewart, John. "Bill Moyers Interviews John Stewart." Interview by Bill Moyers. NOW. PBS, 11 July Web. 13 Oct "NOW with David Brancaccio. Politics & Economy. Who's Laughing Now? — American Political Satire | PBS." PBS: Public Broadcasting Service. New York Times, 11 July Web. 15 Oct "Satire | Define Satire at Dictionary.com." Dictionary.com | Find the Meanings and Definitions of Words at Dictionary.com. Web. 24 Jan http://www.pbs.org/now/transcript/transcript_stewart.htmlhttp://www.pbs.org/now/politics/satire.html Stewart, Jon. "Rally to Restore Sanity - Jon Stewart's Closing Speech (full Text) - National Celebrity | Examiner.com." Washington DC News, Washington DC Information, Washington DC Events - Examiner.com | Examiner.com. Examiner.com, 30 Oct Web. 14 Jan Stewart, John. "Bill Moyers Interviews John Stewart." Interview by Bill Moyers. NOW. PBS, 11 July Web. 13 Oct http://www.pbs.org/now/transcript/transcript_stewart.html "The Daily Show: Journalism, Satire or Just Laughs?" Pew Research Center. Pew Research, 08 May Web. 05 Oct
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