“weird Al” Yankovic
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//Features

Hail Yankovic, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Being Weird
26 Jun 2011 // 5:00 PM

I have come a long way from the geeky kid that would get so upset because he was being picked on. That’s all due to Al.

Everything You Know Is Wrong: An Interview with "Weird Al" Yankovic
20 Jun 2011 // 5:00 PM

He survived an inexplicable Lady Gaga controversy, and is warning us of the fiery (and hilarious) Alpocalypse at hand. The Grammy-winning comedy icon discusses everything from Rebecca Black to what would've made his Internet Leaks EP more effective, as well as the time he missed out on filling in for James Taylor on The Tonight Show.

//Reviews

Weird Al Wins the Governors Ball Armed With a Fat Suit and an Accordion
9 Jun 2015 // 6:00 AM

"Weird Al" gave Governors Ball an outrageous and entertaining parody performance -- even the sound guy was singing along.

"Weird Al" Yankovic: Mandatory Fun
23 Jul 2014 // 9:06 PM

Yankovic's release-week overexposure lead him to having his first #1 album, but the parodies prove to be way better than the originals this go-round. #Accordions

//Blogs

"Weird Al" Is Punker Than You (video)
26 Mar 2010 // 3:00 AM

In 1983, the Circle Jerks released their third album, Golden Shower of Hits. The title track was a pastiche of AM gold by the likes of

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