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“Trump’s Parade”

A SHORT PLAY by Joel Schechter   Characters include: Donald Trump . . . Army Sergeant  . . . Private . . . Kim Jong-un . . . White Horse . . . Big Button . . . White House Hairdresser . . . Chocolate Cake (kosher) . . . Miss Universe   Trump:  I want a parade with a million soldiers saluting their […]

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Allan Sherman, “Folksinger”

Song parodist Allan Sherman (born Allan Copelon — he took his mother’s birth name after his parents’ divorce), was born in Chicago on this date in 1924. His 1962 debut song-parody record, My Son, the Folksinger, became the fastest-selling album until that time. Sherman’s strength was in setting silly lyrics to classical music (as in “Hello Muddah, hello Faddah, here […]

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Khanike America

by Lawrence Bush Sung to the tune of “Khanike, O Khanike” KHANIKE AMERICA Come light the menorah We all need a miracle So come, we implore ya   Light a light for every house that’s been lost Banks too big to fail while millions get tossed

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Seder in a Song

The Y-Studs, Jewish a capella singers from Yeshiva University, take you through all the traditional steps of Passover seder observance in a parody of Michael Jackson’s THRILLER.

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