Category Archives: Interviews

The (Gaga) Saga Begins

Celebrity gossip site TMZ has an article: Lady Gaga is adamant … she did NOT ban Weird Al Yankovic from parodying her hit song “Born This Way” — despite Al’s accusation that the pop star shut him down hard recently. … Continue reading

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Weird Al Yankovic On Writing in Verse – GalleyCat

Weird Al Yankovic On Writing in Verse – GalleyCat. A nice interview focusing on his children’s book, When I Grow Up.  Weird Al describes the writing process, the more sophisticated vocabulary, and what’s in store for the future.

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An interview for English, baby!

So Al has been doing all sorts of interviews to promote his new book When I Grow Up. It seems like things are going pretty well, and here’s another interview from the folks over at English, baby. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=shyY1BNWWiA[/youtube]

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What happened when Weird Al grew up

Keep an eye on the news today. And not just for updates on that big storm that’s affecting 100 million people, and dropping moisture over 2,100 miles in 2 dozen states. Weird Al’s hitting the airwaves and uh, printwaves, for … Continue reading

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Weird Al in new MTV book

Author/writer Greg Prato just released a new book, ‘MTV Ruled the World: The Early Years of Music Video.’   From Greg himself: For this book, I interviewed quite a few renowned rock musicians, including…Weird Al Yankovic! Weird Al’s quotes are throughout … Continue reading

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School Crushes from Doogtoons

“Weird Al” Yankovic – School Crushes | Doogtoons Doogtoons.com proudly presents a new animated story of Weird Al’s childhood.  This time illustrating one of Al’s romantic adventures in the strange world that is high school.  It is a tale of … Continue reading

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“Weird Al” Yankovic Talks New Album, ATP, Upcoming Children’s Book :: Culture :: Features :: Paste

“Weird Al” Yankovic Talks New Album, ATP, Upcoming Children’s Book Revealed in this interview:  the children’s book, When I Grow Up, will be released on March 1, 2011 and will be a word-for-word duplication of the UHF script, oops no … Continue reading

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Skipper Dan and Disney

“Inside the Magic”, the longest-running Disney podcast in the world, gets an intimate one-on-one interview with Weird Al just before his Orlando show and asks him all about one of my favorite songs “Skipper Dan” plus other Disney related connections … Continue reading

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Nerdist Podcast

Check out the lastest podcast from Nerdist.com: http://www.nerdist.com/2010/05/nerdist-podcast-17-weird-al-yankovic/ (Thanks Greg!)

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Killing time at LAX

So Al tweeted a pay phone number at the airport yesterday where he said he’d be available for a quick chat for 15 minutes. Twitter / Al Yankovic: Killing time at LAX… I tried the number and not surprisingly it … Continue reading

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