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Weird Al Gets Interviewed by Kid President

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 … Continue reading

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Top 40

From WeirdAl.com: “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 … Continue reading

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Video Vault – Polka Face

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.

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Larry King Interview

With his newest album Mandatory Fun atop the Billboard charts, famed musical parodist Weird Al Yankovic joins Larry to analyze his recipe for long-standing success & discuss a potential Broadway debut. Plus, Weird Al on life in the Yankovic household.

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Video Vault – Skipper Dan

Track #4 from the Alpocalypse album brings you an original tune about… Dan.

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All 14 Weird Al Yankovic Album Covers as a Whiteboard Video

Thanks to my pals at @TruScribeVideos for this wonderful tribute: http://t.co/BzPn6RbneB — Al Yankovic (@alyankovic) July 28, 2014

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‘Weird Al’ Yankovic still trying to wrap head around No. 1 album

“It kind of had a snowball effect,” the three-time Grammy winner said of the videos. “By the end of the eight days there was a little bit of a Pavlovian effect as well, because when it ended, people were like, … Continue reading

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New Blu-Ray and DVD

Just announced at #SDCC: In November, @ShoutFactory will be releasing "UHF" on Blu-ray, as well as "The Compleat Al" on DVD! — Al Yankovic (@alyankovic) July 26, 2014

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Video Vault – TMZ

Track #3 from Alpocalypse parodies Taylor Swift’s “You Belong with Me” into a song about the celebrity-centered news website and television show TMZ. Music video animated by Bill Plympton.

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Al Receives Framed Billboard Chart

Tom Green recently surprised Weird Al with a beautifully framed page from the Billboard Top 200 chart. Watch as Al goes speechless and even a bit teary-eyed. [Source: Watch a Speechless ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Receive His Framed Billboard No. 1 … Continue reading

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