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The third day of the 2013 Bonnaroo music festival heated up early under hot clear skies, with little remaining of the gusty winds that prevailed during the first two days.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
National Public Radio
An 'Adventure' For Kids, And Maybe For Their Parents Too
Count plenty of grownups among the millions of fans of Adventure Time , a kids' show on Cartoon Network.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Bonnaroo 2013: R. Kelly, Bjork, 'Weird Al'...
By the third day of Bonnaroo , patrons of the Manchester, Tenn. fest were starting to get into the swing of things.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Paul F. Tompkins is a real character.
You may know him as simply Paul F. Tompkins from Mr. Show with Bob and David or Best Week Ever but fans of now-defunct Comedy Death Ray Radio , Comedy Bang Bang: The Podcast , and the Comedy Bang! Bang! TV series know that there is more to him than meets the eye.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Seattle Gay News
Lady Bunny - An exclusive SGN interview on the eve of her new single release
While best known for her outrageous comedy, gravity-defying bouffant hairdos, and funny punchlines, she can actually sing! And, as it turns out, write hook-filled dance music! She proves it with 'Take Me Up High,' a glittering call to the dance floor which has 'infectious summer anthem' written all over it.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
'Weird Al' Yankovic is a parody pioneer
Long before YouTube made a 15-minute sensation of someone with a camera, Internet connection, and a lyrical pun, the sublime parodist "Weird Al" Yankovic was mocking popular music in bigger and better ways.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Monterey County Herald
Mac McDonald: Arms of Angels benefit concert features all-star roster ...
I don't usually like to toot my own horn, but I'm going to play a tuba here because it's a good cause and a bunch of great local musicians are involved.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Contra Costa Times
Harrington: Zendaya, Weird Al, Babyface set for Alameda fair
The Alameda County Fair has more to offer than just pig races, fireworks, carnival rides and deep-fried Twinkies.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Tenacious D Announce Inaugural Festival Supreme
Tenacious D is one of the few bands in the world to successfully bridge comedy and music, and the guys behind that band - Jack Black and Kyle Gass - seem uniquely suited to the task of curating an entire festival dedicated to that hybrid form.
Q&A with Nathan Rabin
Chicago writer Nathan Rabin, formerly of the A.V. Club and now of Pitchfork's The Dissolve , is publishing a new book tomorrow titled You Don't Know Me but You Don't Like Me: Phish, Insane Clown Posse, and My Misadventures with Two of Music's Most Maligned Tribes .
Ask the Artist
Have a question for "Weird Al" Yankovic, or just need some advice from him? Post it below in the comment field or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org If your question is selected, you will win 2 tickets to the July 31 show at Cain Park.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Accordion jokes are a long-standing joke in the non-musical community, like this one that asks "what do you call ten accordions at the bottom of the ocean?" the answer? "a good start."
Exclusive: 'Portugal. The Man' Talks Danger Mouse, RZA And Weird Al Yankovic
Genre-bending, groove group 'Portugal. The Man' dropped their latest album Evil Friends this week via Atlantic Records after much anticipation.
Myrtle Beach Online
Weird Al Yankovic says next album will be his last
Parody singer Weird Al Yankovic said his job has become far harder in a world where everyone has access to YouTube or other Internet video sites, and far more immediately than he does with physical CDs.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Trend Hunter Magazine
Goofy Wigged Editorials - Different Music Parody Artists are Featured ...
Music parody artists Weird Al Yankovic and The Lonely Island are featured in an odd comedic editorial shoot for GQ's June comedy issue For GQ's comedy issue, the magazine spread showcases the two music parody artists in wacky wigs and goofy ensembles -- style concepts which were inspired by Weird Al Yankovic wardrobes, nonetheless.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Ain't It Cool News
The Vulcan Vault: Weird Al Yankovic's the Compleat Al (1985)
John Ary here with a bit of Weird Al news to report. It sounds like his next album will indeed be his last.
'Weird Al' Yankovic brings commitment to silliness to Bethlehem - REVIEW
"Weird Al" Yankovic's Tuesday night performance at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center boiled down to, above all, a commitment to silliness -- a commitment not many of today's entertainers can pull off so effectively.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Huey Lewis will personally mow your lawn
Celebrating 30 years since the release of Sports , Huey Lewis and the News paid a visit last evening to the DreamMakers Theatre in Sault Michigan for a night of nostalgia and 80s fan favourites.
Weird Al & The Lonely Island Pose Together in GQ's Comedy Issue
Weird Al Yankovic and The Lonely Island guys, two generations of musical parody icons, have joined forces in Los Angeles to participate in a funny photo shoot for the new June 2013 comedy issue of GQ Magazine .
The LookOut news
Public to Weigh-in on Future of Santa Monica Civic
How can the City save the historic 55-year-old Santa Monica Civic, a once sought-after venue that in its heyday hosted the Academy Awards and legendary performances by James Brown, David Bowie and the Rolling Stones? Even "Weird" Al Yankovic staged a raucously memorable performance there.