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Posted on 9 January 2018 | 8:55 pm
How Pac-Man So Completely Seized the
AdweekHow Pac-Man So Completely Seized the Imagination 37 Years Ago, and Never Really Let GoAdweekIn 2017, “Weird Al” Yankovic finally released his parody “Pac-Man” (set to the melody of the Beatles' “Tax Man”) 36 years after he wrote it. The original Pac-Man arcade units (in all, there were 400,000) are now in the collections of the Museum of ...
Posted on 8 January 2018 | 3:49 pm
These Trader Joe's Products Work Perfectly
Food & WineThese Trader Joe's Products Work Perfectly as Beatles LyricsFood & WineIt's a common occurrence: You're shopping for your weekly groceries or picking up a few items to make dinner and suddenly you find you've started humming a tune that's been stuck your head or playing over the grocery store loudspeaker. And while the ...
Posted on 8 January 2018 | 10:36 am
Someone Auto-Tuned Nirvana's 'Smells Like
MaximSomeone Auto-Tuned Nirvana's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' to a Major ...MaximNirvana's vibe was mostly dark and depressing with a side order of cynical humor. That was partly due to lead singer Kurt Cobain's intense, downbeat charisma and his lyrics, but also because the band often favored minor keys. Music in a minor key is ...Nirvirna - Teen Sprite on VimeoVimeoNirvana's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' debuted 24 years ago Friday | KIRO-TVKIRO-TVall 21 news articles »
Posted on 8 January 2018 | 8:52 am
Frank's Weekend Faves, Jan. 7, 2018 -
Champaign/Urbana News-GazetteFrank's Weekend Faves, Jan. 7, 2018Champaign/Urbana News-GazetteThe funny lady in the loudly colored zoot suits and neckties has been cracking up audiences with her amiable, improvisational stand-up for three decades, while stretching her wings as an author, actress and political commentator as well. Tickets are ...
Posted on 7 January 2018 | 5:12 am
The 501st Legion rallied behind an
Weird Al Yankovic
An 8-year-old girl faced with the dark side of childhood after showing her love of Star Wars outwardly found plenty of support from a very special set of stormtroopers and “Weird Al” Yankovic himself. Layla Murphy is a big Star Wars fan. Like many ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 4:23 am
Weird Al’ Yankovic: a weird wonder
There is much that is strange about “Weird Al” Yankovic — his unabashed love of polka; his bug-eyed, wild-haired appearance — but perhaps the oddest thing is Yankovic’s relatively newfound status as a comedic elder statesmen, and a progenitor of ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 10:19 pm
A (Mostly) Complete History Of ‘Weird’
Al Yankovic, or “Weird” Al Yankovic as he likes to be called, is as culturally relevant as ever, despite the fact that he’s been making music for more than 30 years. His most recent album, Mandatory Fun, was his first to hit No. 1 on the Billboard ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Sound Briefs: 'Weird Al' Yankovic and
So, how does the music and comedy of "Weird Al" Yankovic translate to the live concert stage? Here is your chance to find out as the wacky wordsmith brings his classic brand of musical satire to the Sandy Amphitheater stage on Monday at 8 p.m. "Weird Al ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 10:19 am
Weird Al Yankovic and a giant waterslide top
Aside from a couple of fun local events, it's all music, all the time this weekend in Dallas-Fort Worth. In fact, you could park yourself solely at Gexa Energy Pavilion and be totally satisfied with the string of entertainment that's coming to the venue.
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 6:00 pm