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Weird Al Endures

New Yorker (blog) - 14 Jul 2014
The last time that “Weird Al” Yankovic seemed to enjoy cultural relevance as a parody artist may simply have been the last time that you were twelve years old. For me, that puts it at his album “Bad Hair Day,” from 1996, which featured the song “Amish ...
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Pick List: David Byrne, UW Percussion Ensemble, 'Weird Al' Yankovic

Seattle Weekly - 23 May 2018
This may come as a surprise for many casual listeners, but “Weird Al” Yankovic doesn't only write masterful song parodies and polka medleys of pop hits. He also pens devilishly clever and hooky original comedic tunes, adored by only his most hardcore ...
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Concert picks: Weird Al, Juanes, Franz Ferdinand and more

The Mercury News - 15 May 2018
There are a lot of cool shows happening this week, especially at the Fox Theater in Oakland. Here's a roundup of your best bets in the San Jose, San Francisco and Oakland areas: “Weird Al” Yankovic: The legendary satirist has hit the road with The ...
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Yeah, We Cried at a Weird Al Yankovic Show — So What?

Dallas Observer - 30 Apr 2018
At the Weird Al Yankovic show Friday, for perhaps the first time in music history, the entire audience stayed for the encore. Everyone. As soon as Yankovic ended his set, people stood up and clapped and whistled and cheered and hollered. “We love you ...
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Weird Al stars as himself in vanity tour show

Arizona Daily Star - 30 Apr 2018
This is Weird Al in his most demanding role as himself, performing non-parody songs, without props or costume changes. OK, so maybe this will feel a little like the Tucson Folk Festival taking place on stages a five-minute walk from the Fox. Emo ...
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How does Weird Al factor into Elon Musk and Grimes's new romance?

Yahoo Entertainment - 10 May 2018
Hey, even Weird Al is having a little fun with the whole thing. The “Eat It” singer found himself pulled into a headline about how the new couple met. It said, “Elon Musk and Grimes Are Dating Because of This Weird AI Conspiracy Theory,” and he ...
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"Weird Al" Yankovic

Tiny Mix Tapes (blog) - 07 May 2018
When I stepped out into the flashbulb facade of Harlem's Apollo Theatre from the darkness of 125th, I had two things on my mind: Weird Al and a silver Discman. You know how some school buses had a pocket-flap on the back on the seats, so you could ...
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The 10 Best Concerts in Phoenix This Week

Phoenix New Times - 08 May 2018
If TayTay's not your thing, however, there are plenty of other options, including gigs by “Weird Al” Yankovic, The Afghan Whigs, Sunny Sweeney, Hot Snakes, and Meshell Ndegeocello. Details about each of these shows can be found below. And for even ...
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10 Nerdy Things to Do this May in Metro Phoenix

Phoenix New Times - 01 May 2018
That's right, that goofball “Weird Al” Yankovic is promising an intimate show of original, more sincere songs from his three-decade, 14-album career. He's calling it the Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour, and it ropes in Emo Phillips ...
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Weird Al Yankovic's "No Frills" Tour Stops in San Antonio This Week

San Antonio Current - 25 Apr 2018
Weird Al Yankovic burst onto the scene over three decades ago and has become a cult-classic favorite to audiences across the world. For the first time in his storied career, the “Amish Paradise” singer says that his 2018 North American tour will be a ...
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John C. Reilly's 10 Best Performances of All Time, Ranked

Maxim - 24 May 2018
Somewhere between a Weird Al album and an Oscar-winning rockumentary there is Dewey Cox. Reilly's starring role puts all of his wonderful versatility on display as he rocks out catchy tunes, gets some big laughs, tugs at heartstrings and parodies every ...

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