Showing All "Weird Al Yankovic" Posts

The Simpsons took over the Hollywood Bowl last night to celebrate their 25th anniversary and highlight some of the show's best musical moments. Weird Al was there to perform a song about Homer and…   Read Story »
For the 25th anniversary of The Simpsons, the merchandising machine behind the show has been going all out with an FXX marathon, Hollywood Bowl concerts, cosmetics, and the release of collectible…   Read Story »
George Harrison is getting his own festival dedicated to his music from the same people who put on Dylan Fest, Stones Fest, and Petty Fest. The festival will take place on September 28th at Los…   Read Story »
We were kind of close when we speculated last week that Weird Al would perform at an awards show. We thought it would be the VMAs because, you know, music, but it turns out that he was preparing for…   Read Story »
Could Weird Al be a surprise guest at the VMAs tomorrow? A tweet from Grimes makes it seem like it could be a possibility. Earlier today, she said, "!!crap im so proud of my 2 dancers - netsuke is…   Read Story »
The ALS ice bucket challenge has been inescapable on the internet over the past few weeks. Celebrities like Eddie Vedder, Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake, and Bon Jovi have all gotten in on the…   Read Story »
Trouble In Paradise is the sound of Elly Jackson letting her hair down. The La Roux singer's aggressive upward spike of follicles has been combed into a gentle waterslide-like swoop, and her second…   Read Story »
The eight-videos-in-eight-days plan worked! "Weird Al" Yankovic has released more than a dozen albums, in a music career that's lasted over 30 years, but none of those albums has hit #1 on the…   Read Story »
"Weird Al" Yankovic specializes in broad, silly one-joke songs, whether they're parodies or not, and he's been releasing videos for them for the entire past week. With his new album Mandatory Fun…   Read Story »
Today's Weird Al fix is the video for "Lame Claim To Fame." It's a parody in the style of Southern Culture On the Skids, which is a band that I didn't think was big enough to justify a parody. The…   Read Story »