Category Archives: Weird Al News

Rob Zombie to make “Nature Trail to Hell in 3D”

Photo by Julie70Hot dang, it’s April 1st again. You know what that means… there’ll be more posts to Yank Blog today than the entire rest of the year! Woo hoo! Aren’t you excited? Yeah, you’re excited. All right, let’s do … Continue reading

Posted in Weird Al News | Comments Off on Rob Zombie to make “Nature Trail to Hell in 3D”

A really fine jelly bean and pickle sandwich

For what it’s worth, a new documentary film on the founder of the Jelly Belly brand jelly bean is just being released. To you, this news probably doesn’t amount to a hill of beans, but if you watch the trailer … Continue reading

Posted in Others, Weird Al News | Comments Off on A really fine jelly bean and pickle sandwich

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

Posted in Book, Interviews, Weird Al News | Comments Off on What happened when Weird Al grew up

Signing books across the nation

Weird Al will be travelling coast to coast signing his first ever children’s book, When I Grow Up. Feb 1 Princeton, NJ Barnes & Noble 6:30 PM Feb 2 Ridgewood, NJ Bookends 2:00 PM Feb 12 Los Angeles, CA Barnes … Continue reading

Posted in Book, Weird Al News | 1 Comment

Happy Birthday Al!

Happy Birthday, “Weird Al” Yankovic! Photo by Darwin Bell

Posted in Weird Al News | Comments Off on Happy Birthday Al!

Happy 30th anniversary Al & Bermuda!

We all know the story. On September 14, 1980, Al was live on The Dr. Demento Show to debut his new parody “Another One Rides The Bus.” Also at the show that day was Jon “Bermuda” Schwartz who was there … Continue reading

Posted in Weird Al News | Comments Off on Happy 30th anniversary Al & Bermuda!

Progress report

Al’s got a new blog up. Go read it. He talks a little about the tour, the European dates, the possibility of a new album, the aborted Cartoon Network film, his children’s book, and some other super secret projects he’s … Continue reading

Posted in Weird Al News | 1 Comment

New Official Merchandise

Hot diggety, if you’ve been salivating over those trading cards that Weird Al posted on twitter a while back but couldn’t afford the VIP concert packages that you had to buy to get them, then fret no more.   A cornucopia … Continue reading

Posted in Weird Al News | Comments Off on New Official Merchandise

Street Meat

Passing along this email I got from Relmin: Hey, I just was listening to some new songs by Mike Phirman and it seems like one of his new songs “Street Meat (You Keep Tauntin’ Me)” has Weird Al in it! … Continue reading

Posted in Weird Al News | 1 Comment

Powdered Bone Slime

OH NOOOES!!1!!!1!  This just in!  Breaking news!!!  Weird Al, who has been a vegan since 1992, has been tricked into drinking powdered bone slime!  GASP!!! Yes, according to The Washington Post, his 2003 concert rider (page 5) specifically requests two … Continue reading

Posted in Weird Al News | 1 Comment