Happy 55th Birthday, Al!

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Garfunkel and Oates on IFC

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Jason Mraz says dream duet is with Weird Al Yankovic

Photo by Jen Rosenstein

Photo by Jen Rosenstein

Before one of his concerts in Texas, Jason Mraz shares his dream in an interview with the Dallas Morning News

If you could choose anyone to sing a duet with, who would it be?

Weird Al Yankovic. I grew up really loving his music and laughing at his jokes. He came up on the radar a couple of weeks ago with a new album, and I was really touched at his ability to sustain. I think he has had a hit in the last four decades: the ’80s, ’90s, 2000s and the teens. There are only two other artists who have done that: Michael Jackson and Madonna.

Sounds like an excellent dream. Here’s hoping the best for ya. If you’re looking for a song, may I suggest “It’s All About The Word Crimes” ?

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TV Alert! Dare To Be Stupid on Comedy Central

Weird Al sings “Dare to Be Stupid” backed by a string quartet. Tonight ( Wednesday Aug 27th ) on Comedy Central’s “The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail” at 12:30am Eastern.

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Behind the Emmy Performance

Vulture.com catches up with Weird Al to get the story behind the making of his performance at the 2014 Emmys…

Weird Al Yankovic on His Emmy Medley and Giving George R.R. Martin That Typewriter

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Weird Al at the Emmys

At the Emmys tonight, Weird Al provided a medley of lyrics to several of today’s television show such as Modern Family and Game of Thrones.

Watch ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Perform at the Emmys

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Got skills I’m a champion at D&D

To help celebrate Dungeons & Dragons’ 40th anniversary, twelve celebrities (including Weird Al) each narrate a short story from The Legend of Drizzt anthology by R.A. Salvatore. This collection of audiobooks are available free right now for a limited time at Audible.com.

Celebs narrate free audiobook for Dungeons & Dragons’ 40th anniversary

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The Weird Al Sandwich

When AVClub.com asked Al “If a deli named a sandwich after you, what would be on it?”, Consumerist.com ran with Al’s reply. How did the sandwich turn out? Read the article and see:

The Weird Al Sandwich
We Tried It: The Weird Al Yankovic Namesake Sandwich He Never Knew He Asked For

As you can tell, this turned out to be one massive sandwich. Be sure to wrap the leftovers in aluminum foil to keep it nice and fresh.

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Petition for Super Bowl Halftime

The time is right. You know you want to sign this.

The Internet really wants Weird Al to play the Super Bowl halftime show

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Mandatory Fun on Vinyl Record

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