Parody comic Randy Rainbow strikes once more marrying a cheery tune to the dystopian pandemic world. His newest YouTube video, “Gee, Anthony Fauci!” options Rainbow “interviewing” a solid of characters starting from Ivanka Trump to Dr. Anthony Fauci.
Randy Rainbow celebrates the discharge of his new Christmas CD ‘Hey Gurl, It’s Christmas’ |Bruce Glikas/Getty ImagesRainbow has been pumping out his signature political parody movies virtually in real-time as he’s logged a brand new video virtually weekly. He notes that pandemic restrictions have prevented him from sustaining his clean-cut look as his hair has grown noticeably longer.
“Dr. Fauci you’re the one we stan,” he sings to Fauci. This isn’t Rainbow’s first admiration video. He launched, “Andy” when the pandemic hit New York particularly laborious and Governor Andrew Cuomo held his each day press briefings. The lyrics had been partnered to the tune, “Sandy” from the musical Grease. It was a tribute and salute to how the governor dealt with the disaster.
Randy Rainbow begs Dr. Fauci to take over
The lyrics to “Gee, Anthony Fauci!” are set to the tune, “Gee, Officer Krupke” from West Facet Story. Most of Rainbow’s parodies be part of his authentic lyrics with a present tune. The video begins with Rainbow having a “Zoom” chat with Fauci the place he shares how the pandemic has impacted him mentally. Fauci, who’s featured from a pre-recorded clip stands by and hilariously says nothing.
“My nation is a multitude,” he tells Fauci. “I’m not even speaking to her proper now. I haven’t had a haircut in like 5 months. I do know I nonetheless look nice … thanks. However I simply really feel as if there’s no management. And the president is even attacking you. Can’t you cease him?” Fauci says he doesn’t have the to try this. His feedback come from a beforehand recorded interview with one other broadcaster.
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Rainbow then breaks into music and out come the solid of characters. From Donald Trump, who he refers to because the “worst an infection of all of them” to press secretary Kayleigh McEnany. “Hey Kayleigh you’re a dipstick and please don’t take offense,” Rainbow sings. “Have you ever been consuming lipstick? You’re making zero sense.”
Rainbow blends politics together with his obsession of Broadway
Rainbow lately shared he left his coronary heart in New York although he grew up primarily in South Florida.“All the flicks and TV reveals I like happen in New York, and being a musical-theater fan, I used to be obsessive about Broadway,” he advised The New York Instances.
He additionally mentioned how he builds his lyrics. Rainbow realized that legendary songwriter Stephen Sondheim is a fan. “Are you able to consider it? You talked about Sondheim, however I’ve, I’m pleased to say, heard from many of the composers that I’ve parodied – everybody from Sondheim to Stephen Schwartz to Andrew Lloyd Webber. So everyone seems to be just about on board, so I’ve that in my nook, too,” he advised NPR.
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Rainbow shared that he and Sondheim have a love of puzzles and he in contrast puzzles and mazes to assembling music lyrics. “I did have a factor for mazes,” he stated. “Once I was a child, I bear in mind drawing little mazes continually and puzzles. I liked that. And I bear in mind, to kind of tie it collectively, I – after I began listening to Sondheim’s music, I all the time envisioned – I all the time pictured a puzzle as a result of that’s kind of how his lyric-writing is. It’s, , very rigorously and masterfully placing a puzzle collectively. And so after I received to know him and was invited to his dwelling and I noticed that he’s a collector of puzzles, it was fairly a full-circle second. And since then, he’s turn out to be one thing of a mentor and an amazing assist.”