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.
Vulture.com catches up with Weird Al to get the story behind the making of his performance at the 2014 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.
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.
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:
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.
The time is right. You know you want to sign this.
— Al Yankovic (@alyankovic) August 5, 2014
A homework assignment about “What I Want to Be When I Grow Up” sends Kid President and his First Hamster, Roosevelt, on an epic quest of self-discovery. Guest appearances by Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll and Weird Al Yankovic in Kid President Made an Episode About Identity from Season 1 of Kid President: Declaration of Awesome.
“Word Crimes” debuted at #39 on the Billboard Hot 100, earning Al another distinction. Only 3 artists have had singles that charted in the Top 40 in each of the last 4 decades: Michael Jackson, Madonna, and now “Weird Al” Yankovic.
Track #5 from the Alpocalypse album brings to you “Polka Face”. Interestingly, this is the only one of Al’s polkas to have an official music video with it.