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'Weird Al' Yankovic's 'Mandatory Fun' Hits
Laughspin'Weird Al' Yankovic's 'Mandatory Fun' Hits Number 1 … Video Shows 'Tacky ...LaughspinIronically, “Weird Al” Yankovic's first No. 1 album came a year after the comedian announced that he would focus on digital singles instead of full records once his current contract expired. And the success of Mandatory Fun has not changed his strategy.'Mandatory Fun' with Weird Al YankovicWGN Radio'Weird Al' Yankovic: Cal Poly alum still getting laughs after 35 yearsThe San Luis Obispo Tribune16 Things We Learned After a Day at 'Weird Al' Yankovic's HouseRollingStone.comCBS Local -PayScale Career Newsall 123 news articles »
Posted on 27 July 2014 | 6:04 pm
ALBUM REVIEW: Weird Al Yankovic, 'Mandatory
ALBUM REVIEW: Weird Al Yankovic, 'Mandatory Fun'Wicked Local KingstonThat said, it would be hard for anyone to deny that Al's latest effort, “Mandatory Fun,” continues the late-career renaissance that began with 2006's “Straight Outta Lynwood.” (A run only slightly outmatched by the actual Renaissance.) He may not cover ...
Posted on 27 July 2014 | 11:18 am
Interview with 'Weird Al' Yankovic's former
Interview with 'Weird Al' Yankovic's former roommateThe San Luis Obispo TribuneJon Iverson, "Weird Al" Yankovic's former roommate and an early parody collaborator, talks about his time performing with Yankovic while the two attended Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo. Join The Conversation. The Tribune is pleased to provide this ...
Posted on 26 July 2014 | 7:57 pm
Here are “Weird Al” Yankovic's parody
Here are “Weird Al” Yankovic's parody videos side-by-side with their sourcesA.V. Club MilwaukeeDespite the title of the video below, there's really nothing “incredible” about “Weird Al” Yankovic's attention to detail in his song parodies because this is his job and he takes it seriously. It's called professionalism, people. How else do you keep ...
Posted on 25 July 2014 | 11:51 am
'Weird Al' Yankovic: Real-Time Twitter Chart
'Weird Al' Yankovic: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Video Show Ep. 8BillboardIt's all about 'Weird Al'! 'Weird Al' Yankovic took over the Internet this past week. In anticipation for his 14th studio album, Mandatory Fun, 'Weird Al' kicked off an #8videos8days campaign, where he released a video each for eight of the album's ...
Posted on 25 July 2014 | 8:41 am
Weird Al Yankovic
Weird Al Yankovic uses 'Tacky,' 'WordIt's taken a while -- Weird Al Yankovic might say his entire life -- to get a No. 1 album, but Mandatory Fun, the 54-year-old novelty singer/songwriter's thirteenth studio album, landed just there Thursday, capturing the top spot on the Billboard 200.
Posted on 25 July 2014 | 11:42 pm
Weird Al Yankovic Scores With ‘MandatoryAt some point last week, Weird Al Yankovic’s Twitter account became unmanageable. Mr. Yankovic, 54, the proudly nerdy song parodist who became an early MTV staple with Michael Jackson sendups like “Eat It,” said Wednesday that he tries to read every ...
Posted on 25 July 2014 | 2:49 am
'Weird Al' Yankovic on His No. 1 Album, and"Mandatory Fun" is Yankovic’s 13th album, his first in three years the last one in his contract with RCA. Weird Al Yankovic’s “eight videos in eight days” strategy paid off with a No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 as Mandatory Fun sold 104,000 ...
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 4:57 pm
Watch 'Weird Al' Yankovic's 8 New Videos,Weird Al Yankovic has landed nearly 50 million views of his eight new videos, which he began debuting in support of his latest album, "Mandatory Fun," which dropped last Tuesday. The videos have boosted the sales of the album, landing the comedian/singer ...
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 4:42 pm
Weird Al Yankovic album 'Mandatory Fun' isWeird Al Yankovic has hit the top of the Billboard national record charts for the first time in his long career. Not only that, it is the first comedy album to top the charts in 51 years. In 1963, the top album across the nation was “My Son, The Nut ...
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 11:14 am