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Satire: Focus Group on Gibson's 'Passion'

Satirists Bruce Kluger and David Slavin poke fun at Hollywood's tendency to make movies that seem familiar to audiences. Kluger and Slavin take the idea to its extremes with a mock "focus group" that tries to recast Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ with all the ingredients of a typical Mel Gibson film. They want Danny Glover and Joe Pesci in featured roles.

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Bruce Kluger
Bruce Kluger and David Slavin began writing satire for NPR’s All Things Considered in 2002, after their initial attempts at collaboration -- brokering a Mideast peace accord and mapping the human genome -- proved unsuccessful.
David Slavin
David Slavin and Bruce Kluger began writing satire for NPR's All Things Considered in 2002, after their initial attempts at collaboration — brokering a Mideast peace accord and mapping the human genome — proved unsuccessful.