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One of the reasons he so admired Furtwangler' Beethoven was that it was 'such a tonic after Toscanini's highly stung, vicious performances'.

This mecha feeds on a fish-shaped Mecha tonic for a power boost, and the mini-robots it releases are mainly shaped like various kinds of
deliberate comic persona: Each Marx Brother has his own form of comedy.

We did write gore lyrics, but it was more like kind of tongue-in-cheek, horror-movie type level.

His tongue-in-cheek answer was "it will never have enough power until I can spin the wheels at the end of the straightaway in high gear." The film went on to become a cult classic ; many of the film's lines are intentionally tongue-in-cheek, and this knowing sense of humor contributes to the collective affection with which the picture is remembered by its fans.

But unlike most people devoted to causes, he went about it with gentle humour and tongue-in-cheek wit.

He, like Bauer above are a tongue-in-cheek satire of the rebellious late-80/1990s Grunge / Generation X subculture.

Metal Sludge's approach was antagonistic, utilizing humour, but at the same time it was in a tongue-in-cheek manner as the website did support the bands which it covered.

He ran the supposed campaigns using obvious lies, double talk, and tongue-in-cheek attacks on the major candidates, and responded to all criticism with his catch phrase "Picky, picky, picky".

The Press Club of NITK brings out a fortnightly wall magazine 'News Wagon', providing a tongue-in-cheek look at life around the campus, besides bringing out the official yearbook, "The Vitruvian".

After some modest character development and a collage-like dream sequence the story ends with a tongue-in-cheek choreographed musical finale while nuclear war begins.

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