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  1. Weird Al Yankovic’s ‘Mandatory World Tour’ Continues in JuneWeird Al’s Mandatory World Tour isn’t over yet. According to The A.V. Club, Yankovic announced a new batch of Mandatory World Tour dates that […]
  2. 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 […]
  3. 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.”
  4. 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 […]
  5. charts
    Weird Al Conquers Billboard Charts After Conquering the InternetGetting his first No. 1 record ever.
  6. 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 […]
  7. 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 […]
  8. 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, […]
  9. 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 […]
  10. 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!
  11. 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” […]
  12. 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 […]
  13. 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 […]
  14. behind the music video
    The History Behind 12 Great Weird Al VideosAs told by Weird Al himself.
  15. 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 […]
  16. 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 […]
  17. new releases
    ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Is Releasing 8 New Videos in 8 DaysKind of like Beyoncé!
  18. ‘Weird Al’ Will Release Eight Music Videos Over Eight Days“Weird Al” Yankovic announced via Twitter that he shot eight music videos for his upcoming album and that, in a couple weeks, he’s going to […]
  19. Weird Al’s New Album ‘Mandatory Fun’ Out July 15th“Weird Al” Yankovic’s 13th album, entitled Mandatory Fun, is set to come out on July 15th. There are few details about the album, his first […]