Posts tagged "Weird Al Yankovic"

‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Will Be the Voice of an Animated ‘Batman’ Villain

Harvey Dent once said that you either "die a hero, or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain." Well,…
By: James Grebey / January 15, 2015

SPIN 2014 Exit Interviews: ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic

It's safe to say that you probably underestimate "Weird Al" Yankovic, or maybe at least you did to some degree before 2014. Once derided a…
By: Dan Weiss / December 19, 2014

‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Is a Magical Salesperson in RadioShack’s Holiday Commercial

RadioShack's moment might've passed a decade or so ago (according to the New York Times, the company reported a $400 million lo…
By: James Grebey / November 12, 2014

29 Reasons This Summer Didn’t Suck As Badly As You Thought

The sun is setting on the Summer of Ass, so the editors at SPIN have collected some of our favorite songs, videos, albums,…
By: SPIN Staff / August 28, 2014

Eddie Vedder, ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Support ALS Association With Ice Bucket Challenge

Over the past couple of weeks, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has taken over Facebook news feeds worldwide and brought awareness to the…
By: Colin Joyce / August 17, 2014

Fans Petition for a ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Super Bowl Halftime Show

In a continuation of the renewed "Weird Al" Yankovic fervor that has swept the Internet in the past few weeks, one fan has petitioned…
By: Brennan Carley / August 6, 2014

What We Learned This Week: Music Intersects Baseball and Porn in Ways We Hadn’t Imagined

This week in music, we learned the exact dimensions of Nicki Minaj's hindquarters, and that she was a bit, ahem, butt-hurt over the public'…
By: Chris Martins / July 25, 2014

‘Weird Al’-Themed Porn Exists

At first blush, a pornography shoot inspired by "Weird Al" Yankovic seems like a pretty random idea. However, artists often seem sexier after they release…
By: Elissa Stolman / July 24, 2014

‘Weird Al’ Finally Has a No. 1 Album

Musical funnyman "Weird Al" Yankovic has finally achieved his first No. 1 album, just 31 short years after he released his debut self-titled LP i…
By: Elissa Stolman / July 23, 2014

‘Weird Al’ Apes Corporate America in Crosby, Stills, and Nash Parody Video

And so "Weird Al" Yankovic's #8videos8days campaign comes to an end, not with a scream, but a melodious whisper in the style of Crosby, Stills,…
By: Chris Martins / July 21, 2014

‘Weird Al’ Calls Out Name-Droppers in ‘Lame Claim to Fame’ Video

"Weird Al" Yankovic's week-long video campaign for Mandatory Fun has finally hit its penultimate day with the release of a…
By: Colin Joyce / July 20, 2014

‘Weird Al’ Parodies Pixies in ‘First World Problems’ Video

"Weird Al" Yankovic has been celebrating the release of his new album Mandatory Fun with Beyonce-indebted eight-day video campaign, and Saturday morning…
By: Colin Joyce / July 19, 2014

‘Weird Al’ Latest Video Parody Offers a ‘Sports Song’ for Any Occasion

The fifth days of "Weird Al" Yankovic's #8Songs8Days music video-palooz, brings us a halftime show of sorts with "Sports Song" — a parody…
By: Colin Stutz / July 18, 2014

‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Hams Up ‘Tacky’ for ‘Conan’

"Weird Al" Yankovic has been on a roll lately surrounding the release of his new album, Mandatory Fun. Over the last few days, the…
By: Dan Reilly / July 18, 2014

7 Albums to Stream: Aaron Freeman, White Fence, La Roux, and More

To celebrate the end of yet another work week, we've rounded up a new batch of albums for your streaming pleasure. Grab a pair of…
By: Killian Young / July 18, 2014

‘Weird Al’ Is a ‘Handy’-man in Parody Video of Iggy Azalea’s ‘Fancy’

"Weird Al" Yankovic's #8videos8days campaign is really hitting its stride. The promotional campaign for his new album, Mandatory Fun, has already unveiled parodies of…
By: Colin Stutz / July 17, 2014

‘Weird Al’ and Patton Oswalt Team for Video Parody of Lorde’s ‘Royals’

After revealing his own inimitable versions of Pharrell's "Happy" and Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines," "Weird Al" Yankovic rolls out the third installment of…
By: Elissa Stolman / July 16, 2014

Every Weird Al Video, Ranked

"Weird Al" Yankovic is a national treasure. It's as simple as that. Going on four decades now, he's the strange uncle who show…
By: SPIN Staff / July 15, 2014

‘Weird Al’ Has a Big Dictionary in Video Parody of Robin Thicke’s ‘Blurred Lines’

"Weird Al" Yankovic continues his #8videos8days promo campaign today (and his Pharrell fascination) with the release of "Word Crimes," a grammar-policing take o…
By: Colin Joyce / July 15, 2014

Watch ‘Weird Al’ and Jack Black’s ‘Tacky’ Take on Pharrell’s ‘Happy’

Potentate of parody "Weird Al" Yankovic has launched an #8videos8days campaign for his upcoming album, Mandatory Fun, and the first entry is the faux pa…
By: Olivia Forman / July 14, 2014
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