Tag Archives: Weird Al

Weird Al vs. Charles Nelson Reilly

Video: "Weird Al" Yankovic – CNR Weird Al pays homage to Match Game guest star Charles Nelson Reilly via the White Stripes in his latest video. Unfortunately, Al’s guitar tone doesn’t even come close to Jack White‘s, even if the riff is spot on. What’s the deal, Al? Couldn’t find a rental shop in L.A. … Continue reading Weird Al vs. Charles Nelson Reilly

New Weird Al – Craigslist

Video: ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic – “Craigslist” “I thought it would be anachronistically weird to have me as Jim Morrison screaming about Craigslist,” Yankovic told Spinner. “That just seemed so completely wrong that I thought I had to do it.” You have to sit through a 15-second ad before the video will play, but it’s worth … Continue reading New Weird Al – Craigslist

Weird Al vs. MTV Censors

Nothing pleases the seventh-grade boy in me more than the recent resurgence of Weird Al Yankovic during this, the twenty-fifth anniverary of his first hit, “Ricky.” There’s been the profile in Wired, and more recently, the coverage of his release of a parody while the original was still #1 on the Billboard singles chart (and … Continue reading Weird Al vs. MTV Censors

Weird Al Yankovic vs. YouTube

Wired interviews “Weird Al” Yankovic, Forefather of the YouTube Spoof: “Back in the ’80s, ‘Purple Rain’ would be number one for half a year,” Yankovic says. “You still have Top 40 radio now, but it’s 40 different stations. There aren’t many hits that everybody knows, and there aren’t many real superstars. That makes it more … Continue reading Weird Al Yankovic vs. YouTube