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President Bush Kobe Bryant Martha Stewart These are some of the people in our society today that try to present themselves as the social herowinner in the social order that we have in our culture The likes of these people portray themselves in this kind of light because they are wealthy have status and try to be an example for others the fools as they see in their eyes However we find out with time that these people are just Alazons because they are fake imposters that try to obstruct the unity of the community From this example we can see why Andy Kaufman the Eiron through his wacky comical and sometimes controversial tactics expose these Alazons in the movie Man on the Moon Andy uncovers many of these imposters in the movie yet there are two situations that happen during the course of the film that are very significant and subtle in the way he does it One example can be seen right from the get go when the movie starts and Andy comes out and tells the audience that they wasted their time and that the movie was over Another similar situation to this can be seen when Andys agent is negotiating with the ABC executives about Andys terms of his contract From these two points we can see that Andys mission is try to expose these social heroeswinners for what they really are by performing some unconventional methods through confusion trickery and manipulation As the movie begins we see Andy played by Jim Carrey come out in a black and white background telling the audience in a childs voice that the audience has made a big mistake by watching this movie and that they should go home and do something better with their time To further prove his point Andy starts playing a record player and starts rolling the credits Andy uses his methods of confusion and trickery towards the audience because
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