Tag Archives: Weird Al

Weird Al Songifies The Final Debate [VIDEO]

Last week Brooklyn’s Gregory Brothers brought us Joseph Gordon-Levitt, today we get Weird Al: If the Al Smith Dinner tonight left you craving better political humor, the popular songifiers over at schmoyoho installed Weird Al Yankovic as the moderator of the third and final Clinton-Trump debate remix. And clearly Chris Wallace missed an opportunity to surround himself with men in ...

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Governors Ball On Randall’s Island

Quite the lineup. Tickets are $260 and go on sale Friday.

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Weird Al Yankovic Scores Billboard’s First #1 Comedy Album In 51 Years

Via Billboard Magazine: After more than 30 years on the charts, comedian-singer “Weird Al” Yankovic earns his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200, as “Mandatory Fun” debuts atop the list. The album is the first comedy set to top the chart since 1963, and logs the largest sales week for a comedy album since 1994. “Mandatory Fun” was ...

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Weird Al – Lame Claim To Fame

Via Rolling Stone: Another day, another new and hilarious “Weird Al” Yankovic music video. The Mandatory Fun release party continues with “Lame Claim to Fame,” which takes aim at all the name-droppers as well as boasters of viral achievements. (“I posted ‘First!’ in the comments of a YouTube video.”) Inspired musically by Southern Culture on the Skids’ “Camel Walk,” the ...

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Weird Al Yankovic – Handy

The videos keep coming, one per day this week. And now it’s come time, inevitably, for him to take on Iggy Azalea and Charli XCX’s unstoppable pop juggernaut “Fancy.” The result is “Handy,” in which Yankovic puns impressively, for three minutes, about how he’s good at fixing stuff. If you guessed that the song would include a “glue dat, glue ...

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Weird Al Yankovic – Foil

Weird Al is putting out a new video every day this week. The funnyman’s latest song “Foil,” a parody of Lorde’s Grammy-winning hit “Royals,” starts out as an ode to aluminum foil. In the video, Yankovic plays the host of a cooking show who praises foil as the best way to preserve leftovers and “keep your sandwich and nice and ...

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Weird Al Yankovic – Word Crimes

Stereogum raves: A masterfully assembled lyric video for “Word Crimes,” which transforms Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” into a slightly priggish grammar lesson. Yankovic, you see, is taking a stand against Twitter English. He’s also doing a nice take on Thicke’s smarmy falsetto and credibly delivering his version of T.I.’s verse, as well. The end result is, as you can probably ...

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Tweet Of The Day: Weird Al Yankovic

Weird Al has almost three million Twitter followers.

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Weird Al – Perform This Way

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Guys Against You Serving

Sarah Silverman, Weird Al Yankovic, John Cho, and JMG reader Dave Holmes speak out in fake support of DADT.

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From Cher To Kayne

JMG reader David tips us to this actually rather fascinating look at the history of Auto-Tune from Rocketboom and Weird Al Yankovic.

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