Posts Tagged ‘news’

Is Rupert On My Telephone (Song Parody by Rick London c2011) Sung To How Long Has This Been Going On by Ace

July 19, 2011


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              For my DW Lee Hiller-London

Is Rupert hacking Hugh Grant’s cell phone?
What’s that clicking on my Smart Phone?
In parliamentary court Rupert sits with his son,
        Spinning their phone hacking scheme,
Surely Louise Mensch has her suspicions,
And Piers Morgan’s new book shows he has a hacking degree.

Rupert better prepare to be a “has been”,
As the scales of justice weigh,
He’s had  years of riding by shark fin,
           Now stuck on the dock of the bay.

What’s that clicking on my telephone?
Is Rupert on Hugh Grant’s cell phone?    

(Musical interlude)

With all of your courtroom legal guns,
You’ll need more than The Dream Team,
You spin and old story till its spun,
Parliament’s not quite as dumb as he seems
Rupert’s defense is looking a bit slim,
He says his employees betrayed,
Rebekah Brooks is his Stevie-Nicks wannabe broody hen.

Is News Of The World hacking my cell hone?
Is that click Rupert’s listening on?
Is he a kindergartener overgrown?
Is that Rupert on my phone?
Looks like Fleet Street is gonna be a Murdoch-Free Zone

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Rick London is a songwriter, designer, and cartoonist. He founded Londons Times Cartoons and gifts which have remained the #1 offbeat cartoons & offbeat cartoon gifts on the Internet since 2005 with an inventory of over 1/4 million funny gifts bearing his licensed images.  London is married to nature photographer Lee Hiller-London who operates Hike Our Planet blog and designs merchandise from her photography and graphic images. Both are active in animal environmental and veteran causes.

Rupert’s Gone Away (Song Parody by Rick London c2011) To The Tune Of Otis Redding’s Sittin’ On The Dock Of The Bay

July 19, 2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Dedicated To my DW Lee Hiller-London

 Rupert Murdoch’s career is done,
            He even had to close The Sun

Committed the 7 moral sins,
Hope he’s notified his next of kin…

                                                                                                                    [Chorus]
He’s hacked over a thousand cashes,
And has the instincts of a bird of prey,
We wish Rupert would just go away,

                                                 He just wastes our time.                                                                                                                                                          

Whistle blower had a self-inflicted trauma,
the   Swimming with handcuffs at the bottom of  King Edward’s Bay

                                  “Cause he had nobody to write for,
                                                                                    And Rupert’s prosecutors plan an Aussie buffet,

                                                                                                                                                                                                             Just Busted…..

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Soon he’ll be asking for some spare change,
He’s hacked enough to know Hugh Grant’s middle name
And you thought media was run by the Jews,
                          Not really, but those who do, run it a bit more sane.


  This old media dinosaur has joined The Flinstones,
While the whistle blower’s corpse turns to bones,
If News Corp should soon be gone….
We can visit Rupert in a comfy rest home,
                           Another media bust

                                                                                         [Chorus]

                                                                                             [Whistle]

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I am a mountain man married to my DW Lee Hiller-London founder of Lee Hiller Designs who features designer gifts and shoes.   I founded Londons Times Cartoons & Gifts in 1997 and it has been Google #1 ranked since 2005 and MSN #1 ranked since 2008 (Offbeat Cartoons).  I love hiking, the outdoors, nature, books, film, humor, cartooning, design, animals and am active in environmental, veteran, and animal causes.

“Yes You’re Gay” To The Tune Of The Beatles “Yesterday” by Rick London c2010

December 9, 2010

 

Yes, you’re gay,

The Tea Party feels you need someone else to lay,
Throwing Deuteronomy in your face,
Oh they believe you can be changed.

Marriage Decrees,
Is something only for straights you see,
Only straights get to make whoopie,
Get used to 2nd class its what you be.
Why your genetic code’s what it is, I don’t know,  I cannot say

Why Tea Party thinks you sin, Ken Mehlman may have something to say.

Yes you’re gay,
Now the right wing they keep dossiers,
On sexual actions that you might purvey,
They don’t believe you are born gay.

Why they think like this, that sodom is the San Francisco Gay Parade
Maybe you shouldn’t have worn that thong, you’ve been outed the Tea Party wayyyy.

Yes your gay,
In the closet you must quietly play.
Maybe one day you’ll have your day, when the Tea Party has gone away,
And then your gayness you’ll proudly display.

Mm-mm-mm-mm-mm-mm-mm.


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Rick London is a writer, songwriter, cartoonist and designer. He founded Google and MSN’s #1 ranked offbeat cartoons and funny gifts, Londons Times Cartoons and Gifts. He also founded Shoes That Amuse, the world’s only famous love quote shoes, which has been featured favorably on APWire and USA Today.  He is active in animal and wildlife causes and is an avid hiker and mountain climber. He and his wife Lee Hiller-London live and hike in the Ouachita Mountains of Arkansas

“No Gulf Of Mexico” by Rick London Sung To James Taylor’s “Mexico”

July 8, 2010

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“12 Gauge Shotguns In National Parks” by Rick London (Sung to Chicago’s Saturday In The Park)

March 3, 2010

12-Gauge Shotguns In National Parks” (by Rick London c2010) to the tune of Chicago’s “Saturday In The Park)

Dedicated to my DF/Love Lee Hiller who has a petition to keep loaded firearms out of National Parks which will be presented to the President 7 Congress. Please take a few moments to sign it. CLICK HERE TO SIGN.

12 gauge shotguns now legal in National Parks,
Face to face or even drive-by
Loaded shotguns in National Parks
NRA asked & Obama complied.
Will you get pinged by a zooming missile zing?
A Dick Cheney wet dream.
A farewell to life song.
Eicay varee’, eisee’ nardee’,
Where’s my case of Schlitz? (belch)
The one packing heat is sublime
Do we need semi-automatics to keep the beavers damned?

Now we’re safe from dawn until dark,
Now we’re safe from butterflies, or chipmunks that are on the sly.
Noah sailed on his ark,
The animals were all his allies,
People always smiled in the valley of Hot Springs,
The new laws a bit too bizarre,
The human is the only species here that mauls,
Bring a sick bag before I hurl,
Quick duck there’s a bullet,
How will our furry friends act with this new slime,
In my yard gun play..whose gonna pay?

Sloe gin guzzlers will turn my forest into a roadkill cafe,
I never thought I’d be betrayed by my home, the USA.
Ol’ Chevy trucks riding mountains with dual exhausts,
All is fair game at our cost, crow or doe.

So get out of the park, before it gets dark,
It’s bound to light up like Fourth Of July.
No more funny days in the park,
Just our wildlife with a bullseye mark.
The park is our back yard,
But he’s sick and wants it, really wants it,
His gun is so phallic,
There’s long been a place in hell for those who commit this crime,

Please stay out of my backyard and keep your gun at home,

I might not be as nice as Nurse Ratchett. Can you dig it?

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In addition to being a parody songwriter, Rick London is a writer with over 600 published articles to his name, the founder of Londons Times Cartoons which has been Google’s #1 ranked offbeat cartoon since 2005 luring 8.6 million people to his site, and has opened numerous web shops featuring over 100,000 of his cartoon image funny gifts. He is also brand designer for actress/author Mariel Hemingway at Hemingway Collectibles.


Life Coach’s Are Rats (by Rick London c2009) Sung to Al Stewart’s “Year Of The Cat”

December 26, 2009

For my  DF/Love Lee Hiller

Good Kitty

On the morning of a life coach program the entrance fee is free,
The jest of the speech is material accumulation and a myriad of slime,
At the end of the program $5000 packaged programs and you’re sorry,
Feeling an accessory to a crime.

She comes out from backstage with fake Rolex so stunning,
Thinking the audience has no brains,
Then she wonders why on Twitter that she shunned,
She’ll mutter something about Newton’s inertia reference frame,
But she smells like a rat.

She only has a sec for questions,
And prefers Mastercard or bank transfers,
She counts on you to be dense with no direction,
Till your bank balance disappears.

Fear Of The Rat

You later find better advice on public bathroom stalls,
And you realize like so many others you’ve been screwed,
The BS was so thick you could cut it with a knife,
So you sip another brew,
Cheers to the year of the rat.

Well she counts her cash so cruely,
Smiling like another Macy’s shopping spree,
Your migraine now is grueling,
So you tweet her, but her only answer is snide,
I can’t help being a rat.

Well the morning comes and you’d like to believe her,
But the bozos on that bus are gone.
You’d like to form a group and start a line of pickets,
But the life coach took all their funds.

Lots Are Becoming Life Coaches Yes Even Danny Bonaduci

You try to think back at a filthier stain,
But the life coach leaves a permanent decay,
Repackaged ancient wisdom is the game she lives for.
They make Michael Madoff seem okay,
To a life coach you’re a doormat.

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Rick London is a writer, designer and cartoonist. He founded and creates Londons Times Cartoons, the nets #1 ranked offbeat cartoon. He launched Shoes That Amuse, the world’s only famous love quote shoes which have been featured in media worldwide. He has written over 650 published magazine articles and is brand designer for Mariel Hemingway Healthy Gifts.  His funny gift stores contain over 70,000 funny tees funny mugs and other funny gifts such as LT Superstore and Rick London Collection.  London is engaged to designer Lee Hiller who designs and sells unique gifts at her online store.

Cartoonist Rick London Writes Beatles Parody Song “Diversity” To “Yesterday”

July 28, 2009

Yesterday” by The Beatles (Song Parody by Rick London. c2008) “Diversity”

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Diversity,
Once other races seemed so far away,
Now together we work, socialize, and pray,
Oh the richness of diversity,

Bigotry,  Is for the ignorant who grins with glee,
We’re a land of white, black, Jew, Gentile, Moslem, Irish, French and Portuguese,
Diversity, is here for free,

America,
Must evolve, if not, will stay the same,
You’ll regret,
beatles album cover micheleHaving no swan song ’till you opt for diversity.
Diversity,
Regardless of one’s creed or race,
You may live a closed mind cabaret,
But you’ll long for diversity.

Every creed,
Every creed in the military, has risked its life for diversity,
Once misled,
I felt something wrong, it was that I longed for diversity.

Diversity,
All your hatred seems to drop away,
It’s a never-ending love buffet,
Oh, I believe in diversity.
Mm-mm-mm-mm.mm.mm.mm.

In addition to being a songwriter, London is founder of Google’s #1-ranked offbeat cartoon Londons Times & numerous funny gift shops including The Rick London Collection.