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  Best bets in Marin County, April 24 through Best bets in Marin County, April 24 through May 1, 2014Marin Independent JournalThe veteran comedian, called a genius by Jay Leno and dubbed "one of the funniest people on the planet" by "Weird Al" Yankovic, performs at 8 p.m. April 25 at 142 Throckmorton Theatre at 142 Throckmorton Ave. in Mill Valley. Tickets are $20 to $35.
Posted on 23 April 2014 | 8:02 pm
  Tim Carroll turns a fine phrase as a rocking Tim Carroll turns a fine phrase as a rocking songwriterMaryville Daily TimesDuring that time, Carroll polished his songwriting and started making a name for himself as a guy who could write wickedly funny lyrics without turning his songs into something “Weird” Al Yankovic or Ray Stevens might cut. “I think my interest in ...
Posted on 23 April 2014 | 4:05 pm
  Music Reader: Elvie Thomas, KISS, Lady Gaga, The VineMusic Reader: Elvie Thomas, KISS, Lady Gaga, Kate Bush, moreThe VineWeird Al Yankovic wishes he was as good as Tom Lehrer. Except Lehrer released three albums worth of material in the 1950s and 1960s and then retired to resume lecturering at Harvard, as you do. His reason? He says that Henry Kissinger receiving the ...
Posted on 23 April 2014 | 4:02 pm
  Martin County LEADERship Alumni to host Martin County LEADERship Alumni to host comedy show for scholarshipsTCPalmTrackman has opened for Dana Carvey, Joan Rivers and Weird Al Yankovic in arenas with crowds of up to 7,000. His pursuit of ensuring other people's happiness is still evolving, as is Brad. Despite all these major accomplishments, Brad considers his ...
Posted on 22 April 2014 | 11:11 am
  House of Guitars finds its place in hall of House of Guitars finds its place in hall of fameRochester Democrat and ChronicleSeemingly hundreds of photos of famous musicians who visited this shrine to a half-century of popular music are on the walls. Ginger Baker of Cream. John Entwistle of The Who. Weird Al Yankovic and Dr. Demento. Guitar heroes Les Paul, Chet Atkins and ...
Posted on 21 April 2014 | 5:14 pm


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  Julie Klausner Talks to Billy Eichner AboutBilly Eichner is currently in the middle of the third season of Billy on the Street, and in spite of the show's insane pace, he shows no signs of slowing down (either in terms of his output or the speed of his running). This season he's already destroyed a car ... More »
Posted on 17 April 2014 | 10:45 am
  Nickelodeon’s First Preschool LiteracyIn its first week live, Nickelodeon’s brand-new literacy app, Wallykazam!: Letter and Word Magic, skyrocketed to the number-one spot on the educational and kids app lists and the number-two spot on the paid app list on the iTunes App store in the U.S.
Posted on 15 April 2014 | 12:47 pm
  #ICYMI on TheWrap: 10 Top Showbiz StoriesLetterman is “very excited for him,” but he's probably a little bummed that his production company, Worldwide Pants, has no stake in the show after he leaves in 2015. Some Fox executives are dismayed at the timing and tone of Simon Andreae's “Boom” and pilot “Couples Retreat.” According to CBS CEO Les Moonves, Colbert was the “only logical successor.” Here are five essential performances from ...
Posted on 12 April 2014 | 5:08 pm
  Nirvana Reunites With Lorde, Joan Jett forNirvana reunited — as much as it could — to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Thursday night at Brooklyn's Barclay's Center.
Posted on 11 April 2014 | 9:17 am
  Quick Hits: Nirvana, Katy Perry, Madonna,Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic sat down with Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday's Tonight Show to discuss Nirvana 's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In addition to reminiscing with Fallon about Kurt Cobain , they also discussed recording with Paul McCartney for Grohl's Sound City project, and "Weird Al" Yankovic 's parody of "Smells Like Teen Spirit."
Posted on 10 April 2014 | 3:08 pm


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  GUS: You Don't Even NoticeThere's a good chance your brain will decide to discard an important tax deadline or details of a relative's birthday in favor of recalling the precise details of an episode of Gilligan's Island or the lyrics to a song by Weird Al Yankovic. Brains can be ...
Posted on 23 April 2014 | 7:20 pm
  Geauga County Maple Festival: Chardon PolkaThey’ve opened for “Weird” Al Yankovic, are a sought-after entity on the national Oktoberfest circuit and their recording of “Free Beer Polka” was nominated for Best New Original Song in the Cleveland Polka Hall of Fame Awards. But their biggest ...
Posted on 23 April 2014 | 6:36 am
  Weird Al Yankovic Interview: Al Makes a St.We see musicians come and go throughout the decades. Sure, there are a handful of artists that survive the changes in culture and keep a loyal following. But those artists are few and far between. Yet Weird Al Yankovic hit the scene in 1976, after handing ...
Posted on 22 April 2014 | 5:02 am
  Concert Review: Weird Al Yankovic at the St.When I was an adorable moppet, my father gave me a 45″ vinyl single of Weird Al Yankovic’s “Eat It.” To my young ears, the song was the best thing I’d heard in my life. In fact, I loved it so much that I took that record to school for Show and ...
Posted on 19 April 2014 | 4:44 am
  World News Now Polka: Hot Club of CowtownThe Hot Club of Cowtown trio performs the iconic World News Now polka.
Posted on 17 April 2014 | 6:42 pm