TV | Ken Tucker's TV

'South Park' and 'Whale Whores': Lady Gaga and Entertainment Weekly harpooned, er, lampooned

Last night, South Park had its usual tartly sarcastic way (by which I mean “delightfully savage ridicule”) with save-the-whales conservationists, cable-TV nature shows, Lady Gaga, and, yes, Entertainment Weekly in the episode titled “Whale Whores.”

First, let me say that Cartman’s version of “Poker Face” is pretty terrific. Second, gotta love the fake EW cover, complete with the second-sell headline, “We’re STILL Remembering Michael Jackson”:

<embed src=”” type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” AllowScriptAccess=”sameDomain” pluginspage=”” wmode=”transparent” flashvars=” width=”425” height=”350” />

Don’t you think Cartman deserves an MTV Video Award?

Originally posted October 29 2009 — 9:56 AM EDT


More from Our Partners