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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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'The Weird Al Show': The Complete Oral History - 13 Sep 2017
Al Yankovic can be described in a lot of ways besides "Weird." Most people know that he's a chart-topping singer-songwriter, a director-producer, a top-notch parodist, an author and a die-hard polka enthusiast. Even those who have followed his career ...
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Willy Wonka concert taps John Stamos, Finn Wolfhard, Weird Al

1428 Elm - 20 Sep 2017
Full House and Scream Queens star John Stamos will be playing Willy Wonka in a Hollywood concert also featuring Weird Al Yankovic and Finn Wolfhard. Just from these three names alone, I can confidently say that this might be the best iteration of the ...
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Stuff We Love: Weird Al's 'Yoda' is every geek's theme song

SYFY WIRE (blog) - 08 Sep 2017
As a short man and a sci-fi fan, I can't think of too many role models that are more influential than my little green friend, Master Yoda. And as a humorist and musician, there's only one man who equally inspires me in both art forms: the great Weird ...
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19 Best Things to Do in LA This Week

L.A. Weekly - 21 Sep 2017
We're sure that Al-Stravaganza!, a burlesque tribute to "Weird Al" Yankovic, will be just as charmingly odd as the singer himself. San Francisco–based troupe Tight N' Nerdy are dedicating to reinterpreting Yankovic's works for the burlesque stage, and ...
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The History of Crispin Glover's Bizarre Debut Album

Nerdist - 20 Sep 2017
One of the accordion tracks,“Selected Readings from OAK MOT, part III” featured “Weird Al” Yankovic, who's credited for a wild accordion solo. But fans of Barnes & Barnes likely hear the duo's influence all over the record. It has the same sexually ...
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TV Picks: 'Below Deck' season five premiere

Seattle Times - 05 Sep 2017
“Hollywood Game Night,” 10 p.m. (KING): Two contestants lead teams of three celebrities including Nancy Grace, Tyson Beckford, RuPaul Charles, Weird Al Yankovic and Margaret Cho, in a series of unique party games for a $25,000 grand prize. “Inside the ...
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McQueen Bringing His Alt Comedy Mix To Sea Tea Improv

Hartford Courant - 19 Sep 2017
The artist that McQueen is most often compared to is "Weird Al" Yankovic. But while Yankovic exists in two distinct worlds — his record albums and his elaborate live shows — McQueen is still primarily known as a stage performer. "It's odd that you ...
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DSU professor Phyllis Edamatsu shows off her musical side

Smyrna Clayton Sun Times - 20 Sep 2017
Both Darrow and Edamatsu think the accordion hasn't been given its due as a serious musical instrument; many think it's just good for playing lively polkas and as the apparatus of choice for song parodist “Weird Al” Yankovic. But lately, the accordion ...
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5 things to do this weekend, Sept. 14-17

The Providence Journal - 14 Sep 2017
The Columbus Theatre, 270 Broadway, presents a special screenings of Weird Al Yankovic's 1989 cult classic film “UHF” on Saturday, with Weird Al himself on hand for a post screening Q & A. In the film, George Newman, played by Yankovic, takes over a ...

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