Tagged: parody

British cartoons during the American Revolution

This fine electronic collection of historical British political cartoons has just come to my attention. The cartoons and sketches parody and otherwise skewer the American Revolution and its allies. This file contains more than 150 British political cartoons concerning the American Revolution. Each is accompanied by an archivist’s description. The two sample cartoons are representative: One shows American savages hanging...

Bollywood pokes fun at bin Laden – and us

Hollywood still doesn’t dare make a mainstream film to mock Islamist terrorists, though as we’ve seen the British have recently come out with two: The Infidel and Four Lions. Now from India comes Tere Bin Laden, about a young Pakistani TV journalist who wants to move to the USA to live the American dream. But he’s foiled because homeland security...