Best of Guest

Ransom Riggs

When it comes to comedic parody, few rival Christopher Guest. Sasha Baron Cohen, perhaps; Peter Sellers, certainly. But when it comes to musical parody, nobody holds a candle. (Sorry, "Weird" Al.) Check out these four wildly disparate songs, all parodically pitch-perfect and played with the straightest face imaginable. Not only do they parody a musical genre, they way they're shot and designed parody the eras which produced the genres he parodies. (Whew!) We should also mention that these songs are collaborations with Michael McKean and Harry Shearer, brilliant comedians in their own right, and Guest film regulars.

"(Listen to) The Flower People"

"Hell Hole"

More after the jump!

"Eat at Joe's"

"Square Dance"