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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

The Week In Pop

Soft Times: On Paramore’s Surprising Retro Reboot

Pity the MySpace-era emo fan -- for many reasons, but especially because none of their old heroes are doing it like they used to. Kings…
Chris DeVille | May 18, 2017 - 3:44 pm

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“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

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

Watch The Trailer For Weird Al’s New Rarities Collection

"Weird Al" Yankovic has logged more than 30 years in the parody-covers game at this point, and will be celebrating his achievements in the field…
Pranav Trewn | March 16, 2017 - 3:41 pm

Watch Weird Al Sing A Song About This Week’s Presidential Debate

Weird Al Yankovic has teamed with the Gregory Brothers -- the dudes who made 2010's viral "Bed Intruder" among other videos -- on their latest…
Collin Robinson | October 21, 2016 - 10:37 am

Weird Al Laments “Decades Of Weirdness” With Prince

"Weird Al" Yankovic has built a long and storied career out of goofy parodies of pop songs, but he makes it a point to always…
Peter Helman | August 2, 2016 - 10:01 pm
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