political satire

In Spin, Ben, the governor of Maryland, finds himself in political hot water for "copping a feel." His spin doctor, Billie, who "manipulates events in the service of truth," convinces the gov to recruit Ted, US Marine, astronaut and state hero, to join the ticket and assure re-election.But they also have to woo Ted's wife, Sally. After two years of being an Earth-widow, she just wants her man to herself for a while. Further complicating matters, she's infertile.

"I wish they had kids," says Billie. "American are the sappiest people on the planet."

Like most of us, Ted has a...

Spin

What if the stodgy prime minister’s strategists built a whole campaign on their most random PR stunts? The idea doesn’t seem that far-fetched, since Harper started hobnobbing with Bryan Adams and Taylor Swift. It all started about nine months ago, when Harper played “A Little Help From My Friends” at the National Arts Centre. People loved it, and it seems his publicists caught on. So did the Shehori brothers.

Daniel and Steven Shehori wrote and directed this cheeky satire with music by Jay McCarrol. It’s unpatriotic, irreverent, even offensive. It’s hilarious. The music is simple but catchy, and the...

The cast of Stephen Harper The Musical!