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Weird Al Yankovic

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Weird Al’s ‘Mandatory Fun’ is His First No. 1 Album

Weird Al Yankovic has scored a triumph with his new album, which is his first to hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200, as revealed today (July 23).

07/23/2014

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Watch Weird Al Take on Corporate Jargon, Crosby Stills & Nash with ‘Mission Statement’

Weird Al Yankovic’s #8videos8days campaign wraps up a week after it started today (July 21) with the final music video from new album Mandatory Fun.

07/21/2014

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Watch Weird Al Lament Cold Showers, WiFi Troubles in Pixies-Esque ‘First World Problems’ Music Video

“My maid is cleaning my bathroom, so I can’t take a shower / When I do, the water starts getting cold after an hour,” he sings, Problematic, right?

07/21/2014

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Weird Al Gets An Email from the ‘Prince’ of Nigeria, Throws Up Next to Christian Slater in ‘Lame Claim to Fame’ Music Video: Watch

Music video No. 7 for Weird Al Yankovic in his #8videos8days promotion is perhaps the most obscure parody in his arsenal for Mandatory Fun, his newest album.

07/21/2014

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Weird Al’s ‘Mandatory’ Interview: ‘Word Crimes,’ the ‘Tacky’ Video & Prince, Who Still Won’t Say Yes to a Parody

The longtime parody artist talks his latest targets — and how Prince still won’t give him permission.

07/18/2014

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Weird Al Yankovic Claims His Sports Team is Way Better Than Yours in ‘Sports Song': Watch

“Sports Song” finds Al and his band backed up by an entire army of a marching band, sauntering down the football field as they sing the praises of their team.

07/18/2014

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Weird Al is a Boss at Home Improvement in ‘Fancy’ Parody ‘Handy': Watch

“I’m so handy / You already know,” he sings on the chorus. “I’ll fix your plumbing / When your toilets overflow.”

07/17/2014

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Jack’s Crazy Christmas Song Countdown, #9 [Video]

9. Weird Al Yankovic – ‘The Night Santa Went Crazy’ It goes without saying that Weird Al would make an appearance on this countdown because all of his songs are a little crazy, right? This […]

12/10/2013

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Happy Birthday, ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic!

Parodist singer-songwriter, Alfred ‘Weird Al‘ Yankovic turns 54 today (October 23rd)! On one fateful day before his sixth birthday, a door-to-door salesman offered to teach little Alfred accordion lessons, sparking his interest in music. Influenced […]

10/23/2013

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Huey Lewis And “Weird Al” Yankovic Parody “American Psycho”

Prepping for the 30th anniversary of his breakthrough album Sports, Huey Lewis turned to comedy website Funny Or Die to parody the satirical murder thriller American Psycho with “Weird Al” Yankovic. Watch the video first to […]

04/05/2013