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14 hrs ago | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

'Weird Al' Yankovic Talks About Everything

Somewhere along the line, it became cool to like 'Weird Al' Yankovic. This is something that I wish I could relay to my 10-year-old self as some sort of early validation.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Pop/Rock, UHF, Weird

18 hrs ago | Switched

Teens Are Totally Weirded Out By 'Weird Al' Yankovic

The musician was one of the first artists to ever make a career out of parodying other musicians' work .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Family, Teenagers, Children TV, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Weird

Yesterday | KLIQ-FM Hastings

"Weird Al" Yankovic Says His First #1 Album Will Be His Last

"Weird Al" Yankovic's thrilled that his new album Mandatory Fun has become the first #1 album of his career.

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Yesterday | WASH-FM

Weird Al Yankovic Gets Emotional About His Hit Album

Weird Al Yankovic has been around since my childhood. I first fell in love with his parodies with the hit "Eat It."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Weird

Sun Jul 27, 2014

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: Pop/Rock, Dance, Robin Thicke, Hip-Hop, Newberry, FL

Stereogum

Watch Nicki Minaj And Aimee Mann Voice Gem Fusions (?!) On Cartoon Network's Steven Universe

Cartoon Network's Steven Universe is a weird show, created by a former writer for Adventure Time .

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Lite 98.7

Weird Al Pokes Fun at Celeb-Obsessed Culture With 'Lame Claim to Fame' [VIDEO]

Continuing his promise of releasing eight videos in eight days, "Weird Al" Yankovic has dropped the seventh video off 'Mandatory Fun' today titled 'Lame Claim to Fame.'

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HipHopDx

[News] HipHopDX Readers Rank Best Albums Of The Week: Trey Songz, Weird Al Yankovic, Iggy Azalea

The Ranker list, which HipHopDX uses to assess reader responses below, calculates the votes based on a "thumbs up" and "thumbs down" system and it creates a list with the data users input.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

IGN

Simpsons' Treehouse of Horror Doing Clockwork Orange

Creator of The Simpsons Matt Groening took the stage at Comic-Con along with Simpsons showrunner Al Jean , animator/director David Silverman , and director Mike Anderson, to announce the air date of this year's Treehouse of Horror special and talk a little bit about Season 26 and the upcoming Simpsons/Futurama crossover episode.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Thriller, Halloween, A Clockwork Orange, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Malcolm McDowell, Pop/Rock, Weird

Free Republic

16 Things We Learned After a Day at 'Weird Al' Yankovic's House

The massive "Weird Al" Yankovic cult knew it was only a matter of time until the rest of the world joined their ranks, but few people could have foreseen what happened this past week when his new album Mandatory Fun became the first Number One comedy album on the Billboard charts since 1963's My Son, the Nut by Allan Sherman.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Entertainment, Drama, Television

TheStreet.com

Weird Al Yankovic Just Made a Joke of the Music Industry

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Mozilla, TheStreet, Bob Newhart, Weird

Burnt Orange Report

Friday Wrap: Ted Cruz vs. Vampires, Weird Al's Successful Week, and More...

First up this week, Wendy Davis cemented her place in our collective hearts after posting this picture of herself enjoying Texas' favorite fast food chain.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Pop/Rock, Representative Joaquin Castro, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Austin, TX, Weird, Liberal Political News

ContactMusic.com

Weird Al Yankovic needs Twitter break

The 54-year-old singer is ''obsessed'' with websites like Twitter and loves having millions of people hanging on his every word.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Startups, Facebook, Weird

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Globe and Mail

Q&A: Weird Al sticks to the shtick

Weird Al Yankovic's 14th studio album, Mandatory Fun, has debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's chart.

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Billboard

5 Seconds of Summer Sales Sizzle: No. 1-Bound on Billboard 200 Chart

Michael Clifford, Calum Hood, Luke Robert Hemmings and Ashton Irwin of 5 Seconds Of Summer attend The BRIT Awards 2014 at the 02 Arena on February 19, 2014 in London, England.

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Related Topix: 9, Pop/Rock, Bound, 5 Seconds Of Summer, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England

Billboard

Is 'Weird Al' The First Artist to 'Pull A...

"Pulling a Beyonce" has become the mostoverusedtropein musicwriting ever since Queen Bey dropped her self-titled fifth album out of nowhere last December, shattering the expectations of every music consumer on the planet with her unprecedented release strategy.

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Billboard

'Weird Al' Yankovic Takes OverThe Real-Time Rewind Show

Welcome to Billboard's weekly video show "Real-Time Rewind," which recaps the past week's hottest action on the new Billboard Real-Time Twitter Charts -- Trending 140 and Emerging Artists -- and the news that's driving the action.

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KZBB-FM Fort Smith

Weird Al Recalls Conversation With Kurt Cobain

In an interview with Loudwire , Weird Al Yankovic recalls the phone conversation he had with Nirvana front-man Kurt Cobain.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Kurt Cobain, UHF, Comedy Movies, Nirvana, Grunge, Weird

International Business Times

Weird Al Yankovic's Mandatory Fun Album Tops Billboard and Beats ...

Musician "Weird Al" Yankovic poses for a portrait in the Reuters bureau in Los Angeles, California July 24, 2014.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Billboard

Sam Smith, Iggy Azalea, Weird Al Yankovic Atop Billboard...

The British singer/songwriter reigns again, ahead of Azalea, who holds at No. 2, and newly-arriving Yankovic at No.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Sam Smith, Weird

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