Star Mocking

Parodying influential icons and brands to attain Internet fame
Implications - Those who lack their own celebrity status are getting their 10 minutes (and millions of views) of fame by mocking those who do. Anyone can draw an audience in the age of user-created Internet content by mocking the appearance and mannerisms of existing icons.
SCORE: 5
Warm Top 6 Examples: 79,940 Total Clicks Oct 08 - Oct 09
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Viral Rapper Spoofs - Kanye West Interruption Parodies Get Funnier Everytime You See Them
SCORE: 6.9
Viral 17,148 Clicks Pub: Sep 17, 09
Viral Rapper Spoofs
Kanye West Interruption Parodies Get Funnier Everytime You See Them
Kanye West has gotten himself into trouble with VMA fiasco (if you don’t know, just YouTube it) and everyone seems to be jumping on the band wagon to make fun of him, and thus the Kanye West Interruption… [More]
Political Dance Spoofs - Sarah Palin and Obama on Dancing With the Stars
SCORE: 5.6
V. Hot 26,856 Clicks Pub: Oct 23, 08
Political Dance Spoofs
Sarah Palin and Obama on Dancing With the Stars
“Next Season on ‘Dancing with the Stars’” will star Sarah Palin and Barack Obama… according to the latest inbox-hopping viral email that is. The Dancing with Stars image featuring the two most celebritized… [More]
Sex Tape Spoofs - Will Arnett, Mary Kate, Ashley Olsen and Matthew McConaughey
SCORE: 6.1
Hot 18,571 Clicks Pub: Jan 21, 09
Sex Tape Spoofs
Will Arnett, Mary Kate, Ashley Olsen and Matthew McConaughey
Will Arnett, Mary Kate, Ashley Olsen and Matthew McConaughey are all part of the latest sex tape scandal, shown in this must-see video. The last few years produced many celebrity love tapes, but none… [More]
Naughty Parental Spoofs - Adult Movie Parody of Octomom Revives Media Storm
SCORE: 4.1
Warm 9,414 Clicks Pub: May 18, 09
Naughty Parental Spoofs
Adult Movie Parody of Octomom Revives Media Storm
Nadya Sulem (better known as Octomom) now has an alter ego named, “Coctomom” in an adult movie spoof of her real life octuplet story. The poster for this inappropriate adult movie spoof was posted on PerezHilton.com… [More]
Viral Presidential Spoofs - Barack Obama Does Beyonce's “Single Ladies”
SCORE: 4.7
Mild 4,641 Clicks Pub: Jan 24, 09
Viral Presidential Spoofs
Barack Obama Does Beyonce's “Single Ladies”
“I got hope on my lips. Blackberry on my hip. Secret service we rollin deep,” sings Alphacat as Barack Obama in a Beyonce “Single Ladies"-inspired spoof video of the new president. “Single Ladies” has… [More]
Kanye-Fied Websites - Disrespect Any Site With the Help of the Kanye West Function
SCORE: 2.4
Untested 3,310 Clicks Pub: Sep 17, 09
Kanye-Fied Websites
Disrespect Any Site With the Help of the Kanye West Function
Yes, Kanye West went down at in history at the VMAs this year when he interrupted Taylor Swift’s acceptance speech to proclaim that Beyonce had one of the best videos of all time. What better way to celebrate… [More]