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Next year, YouTube will celebrate its 10th anniversary. For nearly a decade, then, music videos have belonged almost entirely to the internet. Once upon a time, video directors made their work for…   Read Story »
Two weeks ago we looked at the year's biggest pop songs; now let's run down the best ones. There will be a lot of overlap, of course, partly because sometimes great songs get popular and partly…   Read Story »
Radio Shack and "Weird Al" Yankovic are 1980s pop culture institutions that have survived and thrived to this day. Appropriately, they've teamed up for a new commercial. Yankovic -- who is rocking…   Read Story »
Weird Al stopped by Craig Ferguson last night to talk with the late-night host and give a performance of Mandatory Fun track "Lame Claim To Fame," which is a parody of North Carolina rockabilly band…   Read Story »
UHF obviously got robbed, but now there's a chance that "Weird Al" Yankovic could star in an Oscar-winning movie. As Billboard reports, Yankovic plays Jesus -- or, rather, he plays an actor who plays…   Read Story »
Last night, an all-star cast of artists piled into L.A.'s Fonda Theatre to pay tribute to the late Beatle George Harrison. The event, George Fest, was a benefit for the Jameson Neighborhood Fund and…   Read Story »
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 »