Like his previous albums, Weird Al Yankovic's Alpocalypse mixes several parodies of topical pop with some polkas. As always, the album highlights his gift for lyrics that are simultaneously incisive and absurd.
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.
The Weird Al Show is a schizophrenic beast -- too goofy and beset with moral lessons for the hip and ironic crowd, but also far too winking and full of deadpan humor for the children for whom it was designed.