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Director Petyon Reed’s Thoughts About Weird Al Yankovic’s Star Ceremony

Ant-Man director Peyton Reed offered some thoughts today about Weird Al Yankovic getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today. If you were unaware, Reed previously directed every episode of Yankovic’s 1997 tv series The Weird Al Show, and therefor has a uniquely qualified set of opinions about the curly-haired personality and artist. (thread) @alyankovic […]

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Weird Al Yankovic is Getting a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

The time has finally come when Mr. Weird Al Yankovic will get his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Music’s ultimate parody writer posted to his personal Twitter and Facebook accounts that the ceremony will be taking place on August 27th at 11:30 a.m., at a location right across the street from the Chinese Theater […]

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Watch: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Weird Al Lip Sync ‘Hamilton Polka’

NBC’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon continues to be the late night show that keeps on giving, and last night’s ‘Hamilton Polka’ lip syncing segment is proof of that. Weird Al Yankovic and Lin-Manuel Miranda had been teasing individual song releases for the better part of a month, and two days ago we found out they […]

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Weird Al, M. Night, Ronda Rousey, and More: The Weekly Static s01e29

I know you wanna leave me, but I refuse to let you go. If I have to beg and plead for your sympathy, I don’t mind cause you mean that much to… The Weekly Static! A plague of locusts upon your homes if you didn’t know that was The Temptations  – and I would’ve gotten away […]


‘The Hamilton Polka’ from Weird Al Yankovic Is Here

Hamilton star/composer/writer/general good dude Lin-Manuel Miranda has been teasing a special #Hamildrop for February 30th (nice), and fans have been playing detective ever since it was announced. Weird Al Yankovic also separately announced that his new single would be hitting Friday as well. People starting putting two and two together, and now we know. ‘The […]


The Weekly Static S01E15: Harley, Happy!, Walkers, And More!

I’m the king of recap, there is none higher, so sucker MC’s should probably call me “sire.” To burn my kingdom, you must use fire, but I won’t stop rockin’ till…The Weekly Static! Now while I work on getting my cockles up to a respectable level of warmth, take a minute to check out your… […]

Blizzcon 2016 – Shaking Up The E-Sports World

For two days the Anaheim Convention Center becomes as close to Azeroth as you can get on Earth. Blizzcon rolls into town and the largest gathering of World of Warcraft, Starcraft, Overwatch, Hearthstone, Diablo and Heroes of the Storm kicks off. The 10th Blizzcon wrapped up last night with a live concert by Weird Al […]

Unboxing The Blizzcon 2016 Goodie Box

Blizzcon 2016 starts tomorrow morning and I’ll be on site, covering as much as I can. But I was able to go down today and get my badge… which also means that I got my goodie box. If you are heading down there and want the box to be a surprise, then don’t watch the […]

Layla The Star Wars Girl, The 501st Legion, And Weird Al Yankovic

By Peter G. I think we need a reminder that there are good people in the world.  In the face of tragedy like the WDBJ killings, where people can be unspeakably evil for no good reason, people can also be unspeakably good for no good reason other than to be the hand reaching out of […]

Weird Al Yankovic Wants To Answer Your Questions In Mad Magazine

We know that “Weird Al” Yankovic is guest-editing an upcoming issue of Mad Magazine #533, the first guest editor in the publication’s history. And he is making an offer to personally answer your questions as readers are invited to sending letters for MAD’s Letters and Tomatoes section at with Weird Al promising to personally provide dumb answers to […]