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Sunday | GPB.org

Smartsongs: Refrains The Brain Retains

Now that Weird Al week is long past, we can mull over the merits and demerits of Al Yankovic's new mishmash of novelty music: Mandatory Fun .

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Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, Dance, Hip-Hop, Newberry, FL

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Behind the scenes of 'Word Crimes': Elk Grove animation expert tells all

Of the top 10 most-watched music videos on YouTube this week, three were from Weird Al Yankovic's new album, "Mandatory Fun."

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, California, Weird

Thu Jul 24, 2014

AdWeek

Weird Al Yankovic Makes Viral Hit Parodying Lorde's Royals

Master satirist Weird Al Yankovic recently came back on people's radars with his grammar-themed Word Crimes , a School House Rock version of Blurred Lines.

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Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, Dance, Hip-Hop, Startups, Facebook, Weird, Advertising

Marin Independent Journal

Square dancing club keeps twirling in San Rafael

Just as they do every Wednesday night at the Marin Rod and Gun Club, the Tam Twirlers square dancers gathered on the dance floor, in groups of eight, and waited for the music to start.

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Related Topix: San Rafael, CA, Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Corte Madera, CA

Hollywood Reporter

Robin Thicke Trades Paula for Jaime Pressly in Movie Debut

No, this is not a Funny or Die spoof of a rom-com. This is Robin Thicke wooing Jaime Pressly in a real movie called Making the Rules , which went straight to DVD and On Demand in May. PHOTOS Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez and Robin Thicke Fire Up Z100's Jingle Ball In the film - shot in 2012, a year before his "Blurred Lines" breakout - Thicke's Shaun ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Music, Entertainment

Billboard

Is There a Backlash Against Summer Songs?

Ross on Radio: The summer song is in danger of becoming more like New Year's Eve, a time of mandated enjoyment that feels forced to some people It was barely more than a year ago.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Daft Punk, Electronic, Opinion

National Ledger

Robin Thicke and Paula Patton Selling LA Home - Listed at $2.9 Million

Robin Thicke and Paula Patton have put their Los Angeles home on the market for just under $3 million.

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Related Topix: Baggage Claim, Dance, Pop/Rock, Paula Patton, Hip-Hop

ContactMusic.com

Accordion-wielding Grammar Geek, Weird Al, Tops Billboard 200. Best Chart Week Ever?

Parodies like "Word Crimes" and "Tacky", and a strong social media campaign, helped the comedian to his first Number 1. Weird Al Yankovic's latest parody album Mandatory Fun took Number 1 on the Billboard album chart this week, proving that a devoted fanbase still counts for something.

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Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, Dance, Hip-Hop, Weird

Paper Magazine

Miley Cyrus Pops Up In Pharrell's New Video, 'Come Get It Bae'

Pharrell has a new video out for his G I R L track, "Come Get it Bae," and this one features a cameo from Miley.

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Related Topix: Dance, Hip-Hop, Pop/Rock

New Times SLO

Weird Al has a new album; Cambria's Pewter Plough Playhouse stages Neil Simon's Barefoot in the Park

Last week, I did not think I needed a pop-polka version of the dance/lumberjack hit, "Timber."

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Barefoot in the Park, Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Weird

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Cincinnati CityBeat

I Just Can't Get Enough

Weird Al" Yankovic pulled a 'YoncA© last week, dropping eight music videos in conjunction with the release of his 14th studio album, Mandatory Fun .

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Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, Dance, Hip-Hop, Cincinnati, OH

ContactMusic.com

Pharrell Williams Seeking Motion To End Blurred Lines Legal Battle

Pharrell Williams has moved to end the ongoing legal feud between the producers of the Blurred Lines hit and Marvin Gaye 's family by urging a judge to hand him and Robin Thicke a victory without the need for a jury trial.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Dance, Hip-Hop

Billboard

Pharrell Williams Goes for Knockout Win in 'Blurred...

Marvin Gaye's family "smelled money," says a motion for summary judgment that argues that last year's summer hit isn't substantially similar to "Got to Give It Up."

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Nona Gaye

Daily Star

Pharrell's Happy goes triple platinum: Which three other UK singles have done the same?

Last year, with a little help from Daft Punk and Robin Thicke, he stormed the charts worldwide with Blurred Lines and Get Lucky.

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Related Topix: Dance, Daft Punk, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Electronic, World News, Princess Diana

Boston Herald

Robin Thicke and estranged wife Paula Patton list home above L.A.'s Sunset Strip

YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: Our Fairy Godmother in the Bel Air came tap-tap-tappin' on Your Mama's digital window last night to let us know that singer/songwriter Robin Thicke and his estranged wife Paula Patton have hoisted their home above L.A.'s Sunset Strip on the market with an asking price of $2,985,000, This isn't such an unexpected development to ... (more)

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Related Topix: 2 Guns, Home Listing, Home, Dance, Pop/Rock, Paula Patton, Hip-Hop

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Independent

What are the worst 'Word Crimes'?

The satirical songwriter 'Weird Al' Yankovic is back and, in the latest of his videos to go viral, he's rewritten Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' as an ode to good grammar called 'Word Crimes'.

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Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, Dance, Hip-Hop

New York Daily News

'Weird Al's' 'Mandatory Fun' takes over top of charts

Eighties parody icon beats out Jason Mraz, buoyed by well received videos lampooning Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' and Pharrell Willams's 'Happy' .

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Music, Weird, Entertainment

Curbed

Celebrity Real Estate: Robin Thicke is Selling His Bird Streets Home for $3 Million

Now that "Blurred Lines" singer/creeper Robin Thicke and his wife, actress Paula Patton , are calling it quits, their Hollywood Hills house is hitting the market, reports Variety .

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Real Estate

Business News

Video: Weird Al Yankovic exposes Robin Thicke's word crimes

A new album is out from the prince of pop parody along with a video for a comedy reworking of Blurred Lines.

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Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, Dance, Hip-Hop, Weird

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Animator finds limelight in Yankovic's 'Word Crimes'

"Weird Al" Yankovic's new album "Mandatory Fun" out now on iTunes: http://smarturl.it/MandatoryFun Amazon: http://smarturl.it/MandatoryFunAMZ Google Play: http://smarturl.it/MandatoryFunGP http://www.WeirdAl.com Music video by "Weird Al" Yankovic performing Word Crimes.

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Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, Dance, Hip-Hop, Nirvana, Grunge

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