This is various famous and not so famous artists doing punk-style covers of a century's worth of novelty songs. After reading that sentence you should already know whether or not this compilation is for you.
That the political class now finds itself relegated to accidental Alan Partridge territory along the with rest of the twits and twats that comprise English popular culture is meaningful, to say the least.
Digital art has been around for almost as long as computers have been. Internet art has existed since the '90s. But due to the mobile app's youth, and the perceived barriers to entry, it's still the Wild West.
Plotting exposure, parody seeks to unveil rather than to mask, to offer truths where it finds lies, deceit, or hypocrisy. So why has religion proven particularly prone to this means of comedic put-down?
The spreads are so good even a casual reader picking the magazine off the rack would have to stop and stare, to admire how perfectly Drucker captures Rhea Pearlman’s hair, or to find all the gags hidden in farthest corners of the page.
Like his previous albums, Weird Al Yankovic's Alpocalypse mixes several parodies of topical pop with some polkas. As always, the album highlights his gift for lyrics that are simultaneously incisive and absurd.