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'Weird Al' Yankovic News

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3 hrs ago | Free Republic

VIDEO: Denmark's 'Crazy Terrifying' Ride Goes Viral

In just over a week, nearly two million YouTube viewers have taken a virtual ride on the Sky Tower at Aarhus's Tivoli Friheden.

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6 hrs ago | CNET News.com

Watch teens react to Weird Al's music videos

Teens may be the most fickle and hard to predict demographic when it comes to music parodies, let alone music.

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8 hrs ago | TheDenverChannel

Weird Al Yankovic tracked down singer in Denver Australian rapper...

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9 hrs ago | Nippertown!

JULY 31: On This Day in Nippertown Music History

It's Throwback Thursday, and we're looking back with another installment of our weekly Thursday feature: On This Day in Nippertown Music Historya 2013: The Gaslight Anthem played at the Upstate Concert Hall 2012: Wilco played at MASS MoCA 2010: Devo played at Northern Lights 2009: Jimmy Webb played at the Wood Theater 2008: Sheryl Crow played at ... (more)

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13 hrs ago | River Front Times

Weird Al Is the Only Part of Your Childhood That Doesn't Suck

If you are in my advertising demographic -- 18 to 34 -- the pop culture you loved as a child is terrible.

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16 hrs ago | Pridesource.com

Hear Me Out: Jason Mraz, Weird Al Yankovic

Here to make you feel better about your life is Jason Mraz, the Oprah of white-boy balladry.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

RollingStone

On the Charts: 5 Seconds of Summer Dethrone 'Weird Al'

Man, these sad numbers are steady - album sales down 15 percent, track sales down 13 percent.

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All About Jazz

CAREER: 5 Lessons for the Music Industry from "Weird al" Yankovic

By Kevin Erickson from Future of Music Coalition . Last week, beloved musical humorist "Weird Al" Yankovic dropped his new album Mandatory Fun .

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Forbes.com

Weird Al Yankovic Is No Clown, He's a Clone -- And A Master Businessman You Should Copy

When his new album, "Mandatory Fun," hit number one on the Billboard chart, the parodist Weird Al Yankovic surprised everyone - including himself.

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Missourian

Dear Reader: 'Word Crimes' creates complicated discussion of language

For years, Gallagher, the comedian known for smashing watermelons, and "Weird Al" Yankovic have merged in mind.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

DVDCreation Reviews

Title: Weird Al Yankovic Celebrates First Number One Album, Mandatory ...

On Wednesday, July 23rd, AfterBuzz TV musical legend Weird Al Yankovic stopped by their studios with host Kylie Hodges for a special one-on-one interview of AfterBuzz TV Presents: Spotlight On.

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Examiner.com

Five times when Weird Al Yankovic hilariously met the Beatles

Now that Weird Al Yankovic has hit the big time with a number 1 album on the Billboard charts, it's mandatory fun, so to speak, to look back at his career.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Children TV, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television, Comedy Movies, Music!, Al TV, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Weird

RollingStone

Watch All 14 'Weird Al' Album Covers Get Illustrated in Animated Video

"Weird Al" Yankovic 's viral video extravaganza may be over, but that doesn't mean the celebration behind his first number one album , Mandatory Fun has to end.

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RollingStone

Flashback: 'Weird Al' Battles James Brown on 'Wheel of Fortune'

"Weird Al" Yankovic was initially very unsure about appearing on Wheel of Fortune when he was approached by the show in 1994.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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