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Weird Al

  1. videology
    Weezer’s ‘Africa’ Video Stars Weird Al As Rivers Cuomo in ‘Sweater Song’ RemakeThere is so much happening and all of it is so bad it’s good.
  2. underrated
    ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Explains Why Top Secret! Is the Funniest Film Ever Made“I didn’t mind a lack of cohesive plot. It just really appealed to me.”
  3. weird al
    You Can Stream the Entire ‘Weird Al’ 2018 Tour If You Want, You Absolute ManiacIt would be a pretty weird move, but oh, oh right, okay.
  4. last night on late night
    Your Two Sweet Dads Weird Al and Lin-Manuel Miranda Lip Sync ‘Hamilton Polka’This should give birth to a new musical, right?
  5. The Unexpected Longevity of ‘Weird Al’ YankovicThe master of song parody continues to thrive in unexpected ways.
  6. Weird Al Yankovic Announces 2018 Dates for ‘The Ridiculously […]Weird Al Yankovic is hitting the road for a supersized tour next year. Nerdist reports that Yankovic’s tour, The Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, […]
  7. comics talk to comics
    Jemaine Clement Talks With ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic“I’m not a dancer – that’s why it’s comedy.”
  8. roll clip!
    Weird Al Drops Presidential Debate VideoHe makes one hell of a Chris Wallace.
  9. Festival Supreme Announces Weird Al, Patton Oswalt, Flight of the […] Festival Supreme, the comedy party curated by Jack Black and Kyle Gass of Tenacious D, has announced the lineup for its fourth annual fest, […]
  10. weird al
    Hear Weird Al’s Full Range of ‘Polka Medley’ in One Convenient 15-Album SetThe box set looks like his accordion, obviously.
  11. ‘Runaway Brains’ with Ken Jennings and Weird Al Is a Demented Satirical […] The podcast service Howl launched not too long ago with the entire Earwolf and WTF back catalog, an abundance of comedy albums, and some […]
  12. The Surprisingly Weighty Songs of ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic“I did not enjoy silliness ever.” That was how Marc Maron described his own taste in comedy, even as a kid, when music parodist “Weird Al” […]
  13. roll clip!
    Weird Al Cut Together His Live Performances of ‘Tacky’ From His World TourA digital encore.
  14. cry
    Weird Al Sings With an Autistic Children’s ChoirAnd you thought Weird Al would never make you cry.
  15. Weird Al Yankovic Announces the ‘Mandatory World Tour’Not long after getting his first-ever #1 album on the Billboard charts, Weird Al Yankovic has announced a huge five-month international tour […]
  16. An Insanely Thorough and Expansive Ranking of Every Weird Al Polka MedleyLet’s get right to it: below is an unnecessarily analytical and even more unnecessarily expansive ranking of all of pop song parodist “Weird […]
  17. year in culture 2014
    The 15 Best Music Videos of 2014From Sia to the National.
  18. Weird Al, Sarah Silverman, Patton Oswalt, Louis C.K., and Jim Gaffigan Get […]The Grammys announced their 2015 nominees today, and in addition to the late Joan Rivers scoring a nomination for Best Spoken World Album for […]
  19. Weird Al’s Early Work Finally Emerges from the ArchivesAs Weird Al’s career approaches its fourth decade, his audience continues to regenerate itself and amass new generations of fans, like a […]
  20. Weird Al Ranks His Top Five Sketch and Standup Comedy AlbumsHere’s a web extra from Late Night featuring guest Weird Al Yankovic, who is given the daunting task of summing up his five favorite sketch and […]
  21. ice ice baby
    Even Weird Al Succumbed to the Ice-Bucket ThingAt least he kept it weird.
  22. profile
    The Weird Al Boom: He’s More Popular Than Ever“There are big peaks and valleys in a career, and I try not to get too full of myself or too depressed.”
  23. Weird Al Fans Are Petitioning for Him to Perform at the Super Bowl […]Between his new album, eight music videos, and #1 spot on the Billboard charts, Weird Al is definitely having a great year, and now fans want […]
  24. eat it
    Weird Al Tears Up When He Learns He’s No. 1Sniffle.
  25. Check Out Weird Al’s Incredible Attention to Detail in This Comparison […]As if you needed any further proof that Weird Al is the best, here’s a new video that compares eight of his parody videos side-by-side with the […]
  26. charts
    Weird Al Conquers Billboard Charts After Conquering the InternetGetting his first No. 1 record ever.
  27. Weird Al Gets His First #1 Album on the Billboard Charts with ‘Mandatory […]After over a week of releasing music videos and an over 30-year career of parodying pop songs, Weird Al Yankovic has finally reached the #1 […]
  28. Weird Al on the Interconnectedness of Parody and Nostalgia“Parody is, almost by nature, disposable. And yet, people like it so much. Especially if you hear it at a certain point in your life, and then […]
  29. Weird Al’s Final ‘Mandatory Fun’ Music Video ‘Mission Statement’ Is HereYesterday marked the final music video release for Weird Al’s new album Mandatory Fun, and via WSJ, here’s the business jargon-stuffed Crosby, […]
  30. videology
    Weird Al Parodies Crosby, Stills, & Nash and Inane Corporate SpeechSo much synergy.
  31. videology
    Weird Al Makes Fun of Celebrity Name-droppers in ‘Lame Claim to Fame’He’s “six degrees of Kevin Bacon” famous.
  32. videology
    Weird Al Has a Bunch of ‘First World Problems’ in His Latest VideoYou know, like when you buy something you don’t need just so you can qualify for free shipping on Amazon.
  33. videology
    Weird Al Sets Sights on Your College Marching BandWeird Al: Can’t stop, won’t stop.
  34. Weird Al Reminds You That Your Team Sucks in ‘Sports Song’It’s a new day, which means there’s a new Weird Al Mandatory Fun music video for your enjoyment. After “Tacky,” “Word Crimes,” “Foil,” and […]
  35. parody parody
    12 Songs Weird Al Yankovic Should Have Parodied, and How He Could Have Done ItNo “Get Lucky,” “We Can’t Stop,” “Let It Go”? Come on, Al!
  36. Weird Al’s Iggy Azalea Parody ‘Handy’ Is Quite RidiculousWe’re halfway through Weird Al’s exciting week of music video releases for his album Mandatory Fun – watch “Tacky,” “Word Crimes,” and “Foil” […]
  37. videology
    Weird Al’s ‘Fancy’ Parody Is Dumb and Brilliant“Handy.”
  38. new best friends
    Weird Al Taught an Old British Business-TV Host How the Internet WorksIt was awkward at first, but everyone left smiling.
  39. The Best of Weird Al’s Reddit AMATo coincide with the release of his new album Mandatory Fun, “Weird Al” Yankovic did a question and answer session on Reddit, which was full of […]
  40. Patton Oswalt, Thomas Lennon, and Ben Garant Join Weird Al in Lorde Parody […]Back today with Mandatory Fun music video #3 after “Tacky” and “Word Crimes,” here’s Weird Al with his Lorde parody “Foil” featuring some great […]
  41. videology
    Weird Al’s Parody of ‘Royals’ Is the Best One YetThere’s a big twist!
  42. supermarket finds
    14 Rare and Unreleased Weird Al Parodies You May Not Have HeardLike Michael Jackson’s “Black or White”? You’ll love Weird Al’s “Snack All Night.”
  43. Weird Al’s Week of Awesomeness Continues with Robin Thicke Parody ‘Word […]After yesterday’s “Tacky,” Weird Al just released his second music video today – a parody of “Blurred Lines” called “Word Crimes” that’s a […]
  44. behind the music video
    The History Behind 12 Great Weird Al VideosAs told by Weird Al himself.
  45. videology
    Weird Al’s ‘Blurred Lines’ Parody Is Educational and GreatSFW.
  46. videology
    Weird Al’s ‘Happy’ Parody Will Remind You What Fun IsIt’s called “Tacky.” It’s a delight.
  47. Aisha Tyler, Margaret Cho, Eric Stonestreet, Kristen Schaal, and Jack […]Weird Al dropped his first Mandatory Fun music video today for “Tacky,” which turns out is a parody of Pharrell’s hit single “Happy.” It […]
  48. When Johnny Carson Just Didn’t Know What to Make of Weird AlThe Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
  49. music
    Guess the Parodies From Weird Al’s Mandatory Fun Track ListHe released the names today.
  50. Behold the Full Track List for Weird Al’s ‘Mandatory Fun’Ahead of the release of his new album Mandatory Fun next Tuesday, Weird Al recently unveiled the full track list online so fans can start […]
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