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In the interests of proper pronunciation, Hollywood-based Klasky-Csupo's expanded commercials division has been renamed Class-Key Chew-Po Commercials -- and one of their new directorial offerings is the easy to pronounce Corky Quakenbush. Quakenbush, 42, is the clay-animation whiz who does all the hilarious parodies seen on Fox's MADtv. Besides his riotous Cops spoofs, he's done MAD commercials takeoffs on Chevron, Lipton "Bwisk" iced tea with an ear-chomp ing Mike Tyson, and Nissan's "Toys" spot, the latter featuring an ill-mannered drunk driver. But rest assured they're homages, not attacks, he says. "I'm going where the other artists may have liked to go." And stop-motion itse lf is on the move. "It's a very old technique that's become new again --
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