• 10 “Weird Al” Yankovic songs that are secretly dark af

    ”Weird Al” Yankovic is the best-selling comedy recording artist of all time. His 2014 album Mandatory Fun was the first comedy album to debut #1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart. His music is loved across the globe and spans across generations young and old. While Weird Al’s music is family-friendly (there’s no swearing, foul language or graphic sexuality), the songs can get a little…weird. If you dig deep enough

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    Dave Chappelle proves he’s the GOAT; wins Grammy back-to-back years

    Dave Chappelle won his second Grammy Award on Sunday for Best Comedy Album. The Recording Academy honored the album-version of Chappelle’s Netflix double-feature Equanimity & The Bird Revelation with the coveted prize. Chappelle beat out fellow nominees Patton Oswalt, Jim Gaffigan, Fred Armisen, and of course, multiple-Grammy winner Chris Rock. Chris Rock won Best Comedy Album in 1998, 2000, and 2006. Crossover recording-artist and comedian Donald Glover took home some

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    Weird Al, Lonely Island jam on Carpool Karaoke

    “Weird Al” Yankovic and Lonely Island teamed up for an epic comedic collaboration on Carpool Karaoke. The legendary parody singer joined Andy Samberg’s band on a recent episode of the Apple TV series. Carpool Karaoke, based on the popular Late Late Show with James Corden sketch, features celebrities driving in a car together and belting out some of their biggest hits. Past episodes have included Jamie Foxx with his daughter,

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    Joan Rivers, Weird Al win comedy Grammys, Tenacious D snags grammy for metal

    Last night’s Grammys was a Twitter warm-up for comedians nationwide preparing to tweet their best celebrity snark during the Oscars later this month. But the 57th Annual Grammy Awards brought some good news for a few big comedy names on Sunday night. “Weird Al” Yankovic took home his fourth Grammy Award, his second for Best Comedy Album. The song parody comedian surged back into relevance with Mandatory Fun, which was

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    ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic won’t release another traditional album, probably

    ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic has made news with his first-ever number one record. His 14th studio album, Mandatory Fun, debuted at the top of the charts with the help of popular parodies “Foil” and “Word Crimes”. Now at the end of his record deal, Yankovic admitted that he is probably done putting out “conventional albums.” In an interview with Headlines & Global News, the comedian said, “I think the most likely

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    ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic’s ‘Mandatory Fun’ Hits Number 1 … Video Shows ‘Tacky’ Singer’s Reaction When Tom Green Reveals New Album Tops Billboard Charts

    It has been more than 50 years since a comedy album reached the top of the Billboard 200 chart. So it’s easy to see why “Weird” Al Yankovic  did not expect his latest record, Mandatory Fun, to hit No. 1. When the comedy singer received the news on Tom Green Live, he was clearly in shock. “Weird Al” appeared on the AXS TV series last week, before the Billboard chart was

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    The ‘Simpsons Take the Bowl’ for live performance featuring Weird Al Yankovic, Hank Azaria, Matt Groening and more!

    After 25 years on television the team behind The Simpsons still know how to get its rabid fans excited about the iconic animated series. For the first time ever, the cast of The Simpsons will appear live on stage— but only for three nights (Sept. 12, 13, 14) at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. Dubbed The Simpsons Take the Bowl, cast members like Hank Azaria – he voices Apu,

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    ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic ‘Happy’ Parody Hilarious! ‘Tacky’ Video With Eric Stonestreet, Aisha Tyler, And Jack Black Spoofs Twerking, Selfies, Comic Sans, And More

    “Weird Al” Yankovic is back and just as funny as ever. This time, the parody singer enlisted the help of stars like Aisha Tyler, Margaret Cho, Eric Stonestreet, Jack Black and Kristen Schaal to mock the Pharrell Williams hit “Happy.” The video for Yankovic’s “Tacky” is already going viral. “Weird Al” Yankovic’s “Tacky” music video premiered Monday on Nerdist. According to the website, the clip was filmed at the Palace Theater

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    Eddie Pepitone is joined by Patton Oswalt, Dana Gould and more in this very special Christmas film (Video)

    It’s been a while since we posted an episode of Puddin’, the daily live-action comic strip starring comedian Eddie Pepitone and writer/creator Matt Oswalt (the guy eating pudding). But we’re going to make it right by posting this just-released, very special Christmas episode. Unlike the rest of the series, this episode is way longer than the typical less-than-a-minute Puddin’ joints; also, it’s in black-and-white. In it, we find our anti-hero

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    Marc Maron, Weird Al, Moby and more all once tried out for The Postal Service (Video)

    In this brilliantly produced video, radio host, writer and champion of great comedy Tom Scharpling expands his ever-growing resume of music projects by incorporating comedians like Marc Maron, Weird Al Yankovic and DC Pierson into the imagined 2002 audition process for celebrated electronic duo The Postal Service. Music geeks will also delight in watching Helmet’s Paige Hamilton, Moby and Guns ‘n Roses bassist Duff McKagan (among others) audition for a

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    Paul F. Tompkins hosts chat show ‘Speakeasy’ with guests Ty Burrell, Nathan Fillion and more!

    If you watched his recent stand-up special Laboring Under Delusions on Comedy Central (read our interview here), you know that comedian Paul F. Tompkins knows how to tell a story. But in his new Web series, Speakeasy, it seems most of the stories will be provided by his celebrity guests. In the trailer, we find Tompkins and his subjects — dudes like Zach Galifianakis, Nathan Fillion, Oscar Nunez, Weird Al

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    Weird Al Yankovic tells Sony Music they owe him $5 million, files suit

    Just because he seems goofy and sings funny songs, it doesn’t mean you can fuck with Weird Al Yankovic and get away with it. You dig? The musical parody king filed suit against Sony Music Entertainment, claiming the record label owes him $5 million– from digital album and song sales via online retailers like iTunes and Amazon, as well as from ringtone downloads. Part of that sum also includes monies

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    Review: New ‘Believer’ book with Sedaris, C.K., Oswalt and more, gives life to old tradition

    Ask a comedian for advice, and more likely than not, you’ll get a joke. Editor Eric Spitznagel at The Believer knows this, so he and Amy Sedaris started a humor/advice column and called it “Sedaratives.” In each issue of the magazine, “Sedaratives” is taken over by a different guest “advisor” who responds to several Dear Abby-ish prompts. The column has been popular enough to warrant two collected volumes from Vintage

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    Watch what it takes to prepare for a Weird Al Yankovic concert

    If you’ve ever seen Weird Al Yankovic live, you know the dude puts on a show. A real show. He’s like Kiss or Iron Maiden, except funny on purpose and with less references to fucking or old British poetry, in the case of the latter band. And it takes a lot of folks to put a show like that together. So, some peeps at the Weird Al camp produced this

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    Watch Weird Al Yankovic take on Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber and more in “Polka Face” video

    Weird Al Yankovic is back, comedy nerds. And in a huge way. The premiere of his new hour-long special Weird Al Yankovic Live! The Alpocalypse Tour premieres on Comedy Central this Saturday, with the uncensored and uncut version hitting DVD and Blu-ray on Oct. 4. To get you in the mood, we wanted to show you this just-released video titled “Polka Face,” wherein the master musical satirist takes on Lady

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