Parental Parodies

Aging demographics turn to forms of online satire as a method of expression

Implications - Boomers are taking center stage in YouTube videos and parodies as online participation moves beyond mere Millennials. Showing up in everything from movie spoofs to dance offs, traditional authority figures, like moms and dads, are using social platforms as a form of satire or storytelling. Thus, signifying a more lax and open attitude among adults, particularly in the social sphere.
SCORE: 2.7
Untested Top 5 Examples: 1,776 Total Clicks Sep 13 - Sep 14
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Consumer Insight Topics: Pop CultureCelebsViralHumor
Parenting Song Spoofs - This Japanese Let It Go Parody Offers Encouragement to Japanese Parents
SCORE: 5.1
Mild 703 Clicks Pub: Jul 21, 14
Parenting Song Spoofs
This Japanese Let It Go Parody Offers Encouragement to Japanese Parents
There have been tons of ‘Let it Go’ parody videos created by fans, but this one comes from a Japanese non-profit organization, the Alliance for Raising Children. The alliance is a group... [More]
Platform-Mocking Video Rants - This YouTube Complaints 2014 Parody Video Illustrates Site Flaws
SCORE: 3.8
Untested 209 Clicks Pub: Sep 16, 14
Platform-Mocking Video Rants
This YouTube Complaints 2014 Parody Video Illustrates Site Flaws
Entitled ‘YouTube Complaints 2014!’, this parody video pokes fun at the streaming platform’s various glitches and website flaws. Whether mocking its partnership with web giant... [More]
Superhero-Inspired Moral Lessons - BatDad is the Hoarse, Moral Voice of Conscience in the Family
SCORE: 2.1
Untested 397 Clicks Pub: Sep 30, 13
Superhero-Inspired Moral Lessons
BatDad is the Hoarse, Moral Voice of Conscience in the Family
When BatDad isn’t out fighting crime, he drives a Honda Odyssey, because it gets better gas mileage. In a three-minute YouTube clip of a compilation of Vine videos, which has been viewed more... [More]
Dad Dancing Skits - Jimmy Fallon and Chris Christie Demonstrate the Evolution of Dad Dancing
SCORE: 1
Untested 238 Clicks Pub: Jun 13, 14
Dad Dancing Skits
Jimmy Fallon and Chris Christie Demonstrate the Evolution of Dad Dancing
In a hilarious Evolution of Dad Dancing skit, the Governor of New Jersey Chris Christie joined Jimmy Fallon on Late Night. Jimmy Fallon has done several ‘evolution of’ bits, from rap... [More]
Rapper-Spoofing Pregnancy Parodies - The I'm So Pregnant Fancy Parody Stars Women Nine Months Along
SCORE: 0.9
Untested 229 Clicks Pub: Jun 10, 14
Rapper-Spoofing Pregnancy Parodies
The I'm So Pregnant Fancy Parody Stars Women Nine Months Along
If you are an expectant mother and a fan of Iggy Azalea, this is one Fancy parody you do not want to miss. Uploaded by What’s Up Moms on YouTube, I’m So Pregnant goes through some of the... [More]