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The Week Grimes And Elon Musk Broke The Internet: A Deep Dive

Grimes is dating Elon Musk. You probably know this because you're reading this on the internet, which is currently saturated with think-pieces and memes about…
Julia Gray & Scott Lapatine | May 11, 2018 - 1:27 pm

Gotcha Covered

Gotcha Covered: “Smells Like Teen Spirit”

Irony has claimed a lot of casualties over the years, but it's just about time to examine whether alt-rock's fate as one of them was…
Nate Patrin | July 13, 2017 - 12:20 pm

The Week In Pop

We Are Entering A Golden Age Of Pop Posse Cuts

Who knew the Moulin Rouge-era "Lady Marmalade," which pointed to the past in so many ways, would become such a prescient harbinger of the future?
Chris DeVille | June 29, 2017 - 1:27 pm

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Weird Al, Lil Yachty, Quincy Jones, & The Muppets Appear In Apple’s New Carpool Karaoke Season

It's almost time to buckle up for the second season of Apple TV's Emmy-winning Carpool Karaoke: The Series. The spinoff from James Corden's Late Late
Gil Kaufman / Billboard | October 9, 2018 - 2:17 pm

Weezer – “Africa” Video (Feat. “Weird Al” Yankovic)

After an online campaign asking Weezer to cover Toto's '80s mega-hit "Africa" went viral, the band obliged, resulting in their biggest hit in years. Weezer's…
Chris DeVille | September 24, 2018 - 11:35 am

“Weird Al” Yankovic Receives Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame, Asks People Not To Pickaxe It

Four decades into his career, "Weird Al" Yankovic has officially Made It. Today the world-renowned parodist was bestowed with a star on the Hollywood Walk…
Chris DeVille | August 27, 2018 - 3:59 pm

Watch “Weird Al” Yankovic Join Weezer On “Africa” In LA

The Weezer-doing-"Africa" saga continues! Back in May, after a viral campaign (and after covering another Toto song), Weezer caved and released their version of "Africa,"
Tom Breihan | August 9, 2018 - 9:57 am

Here’s A Supercut Of The 77 Cover Songs Weird Al Played On Tour This Year

We know comedy-rock legend "Weird Al" Yankovic for his song parodies, obviously. But he is also a master of the cover song. Over the years,…
Tom Breihan | June 14, 2018 - 10:21 am

“Weird Al” Yankovic Co-Wrote Today’s New York Times Crossword

National treasure and dweeb-culture avatar "Weird Al" Yankovic has spent decades perfecting the art of the food-based pun; his novelty-song breakout "My Bologna," based on…
Tom Breihan | April 4, 2018 - 9:15 am

Watch Weird Al Make His Guitar-Playing Debut With A Neil Young Cover At The Apollo

"Weird Al" Yankovic is in the middle of his "Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour," where he's mostly playing obscure songs and isn't engaging in his…
James Rettig | March 26, 2018 - 5:38 pm

Hear “Weird Al” Yankovic’s Remixes Of Two Portugal. The Man Songs

For nearly 40 years, the name "Weird Al" Yankovic has been synonymous with the art of novelty parody songs. He's been out here, spoofing any…
Tom Breihan | March 16, 2018 - 8:45 am

“Weird Al” Yankovic – “The Hamilton Polka”

Every month, Lin-Manuel Miranda is dropping a new piece of Hamilton content in a series that he's calling, yes, Hamildrops. Previously, the Hamildrops series has…
Peter Helman | March 2, 2018 - 12:01 am

“Weird Al” Yankovic Covers The Ramones’ “Beat On The Brat” & The Squidbillies Theme Song

Dr. Demento Covered In Punk is a new compilation from veteran radio host Dr. Demento, the man who launched "Weird Al" Yankovic's career. A press…
Chris DeVille | November 21, 2017 - 11:25 am

Watch Weird Al, Finn Wolfhard, & John Stamos Perform Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory

The classic 1971 Gene Wilder movie Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory was brought to life at the Hollywood Bowl this weekend, with an all-star…
Peter Helman | November 5, 2017 - 6:02 pm

“No Frills” Weird Al Tour To Feature Obscure Songs, No Costumes

"Weird Al" Yankovic has announced that his 2018 North American tour will be a "no frills" one that will feature obscure songs and no props,…
James Rettig | October 13, 2017 - 11:26 am

Hollywood Bowl Announces Willy Wonka Concert With Weird Al As The Oompa Loompas

Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory will be brought to life at the Hollywood Bowl starting 11/3. While the film plays, a live cast will…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 19, 2017 - 10:45 am

Watch “Weird Al” Yankovic Beg North Korea Not To Nuke Us On Last Week Tonight

Last night, John Oliver dedicated most of his great HBO show Last Week Tonight to America's escalating tensions with North Korea and to the nuclear…
Tom Breihan | August 14, 2017 - 11:23 am
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