Weird Al Yankovic

The 35 Best Videos of the Last 35 Years

SPIN launched in the peak MTV era, when an innovative — or even just salacious — music video could make or break an…
SPIN Staff / November 26, 2020

Jonah Ray: Close Personal Friend of Al….

(Like all of Jonah’s articles, there is a corresponding Spotify playlist of all the bands he mentions. Feel free to immerse yourself and listen while…
Jonah Ray / October 13, 2020

Artist x Artist: Jonah Ray Interviews ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic

Artist x Artist. So simple, but so telling. When you put two creative minds together for a conversation, it can go literally in every direction.
Daniel Kohn / October 13, 2020

Portugal. The Man Team With ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic on ‘Who’s Gonna Stop Me’

Aside from being hitmakers, the members of Portugal. The Man are also social activists who champion the indigenous community. Oct. 12 marks Indigenous Peoples Day, and…
Katrina Nattress / October 12, 2020

‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Tries to Rescue the Presidential Debate in ‘We’re All Doomed’

There was a lot to dislike at last night's presidential debate. That aside, who better to mock and make things a bit better than "Weird Al" Yankovic?
Daniel Kohn / September 30, 2020

Watch ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic’s Ted Nugent Fire Up the Crowd in Reno 911! Preview Clip

Way, way back in March — remember March? — it was reported that none other than "Weird Al" Yankovic would be playing Ted Nugent in…
Daniel Kohn / August 26, 2020

David Cross, Bryan Cranston, Jack Black and Many More Team Up to Sing Weird Al’s ‘Eat It’

Who said good things can't come from celebrities joining together in song? During the Mr. Show Zoomtacular Annual Business Call Event for Charity, a…
Daniel Kohn / May 13, 2020

‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Tapped to Play Ted Nugent in New Season of Reno 911!

In a role that will challenge the title of his third album, "Weird Al" Yankovic has been tapped to play Ted Nugent on the first…
Daniel Kohn / April 29, 2020

‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Shows Us How Social Distancing Isn’t Always a Bad Thing With ‘One More Minute’

"Weird Al" Yankovic has been known for crafting some of the more oddball songs out there. But when it comes to social distancing, he's got…
Emily Tan / March 31, 2020

The Glamorous Life of Al Yankovic

The first time Al Yankovic hears Dr. Demento, it's like Bela Lugosi finding Boris Karloff. The doctor has been practicing weirdness for many years as…
Harold Conrad / October 23, 2019

MAD Magazine to Effectively Shutter After 67 Years

MAD Magazine, the irreverent and highly influential satirical magazine that gave the world Alfred E. Neuman, will effectively cease publication some time later this year after…

“Weird Al” Says He Stopped Performing Michael Jackson Parodies After HBO’s Leaving Neverland

"Weird Al" Yankovic is about one month into his "Strings Attached" tour with a live symphony orchestra, but his set sounds a bit different than…
Rob Arcand / June 28, 2019

“Weird Al” Yankovic Announces 2019 North American Tour

Alfred Matthew Yankovic, better known as "Weird Al," has announced a 2019 North American tour. The dates and venues are currently unknown—the satirist will release…
Gwen Aviles / October 29, 2018

“Weird Al” Yankovic Stars in Weezer’s Video for “Africa”

The rendition that refuses to end keeps chugging along, as Weezer has unveiled a new video for their cover of Toto's "Africa." The visual, directed by Brendan…
Israel Daramola / September 24, 2018

Watch “Weird Al” Yankovic Join Weezer to Cover Toto’s “Africa”

"Weird Al" Yankovic is a national treasure, and so, of course, is Toto's "Africa." In addition to his song parodies, Yankovic is also notable for his…
Joshua Copperman / August 9, 2018
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