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Weird Al Sums Up Debate as Only He Can

Yankovic 'moderates' first debate between Trump and Biden

(Newser) - There's perhaps no one better to sum up the first presidential debate of 2020 than Weird Al Yankovic. And that's what he does to hilarious effect in a new video for the New York Times titled "America Is Doomed." It features the catchy refrain, "Who'... More »

Weird Al Moderates the Final Presidential Debate in Song

And accidentally opens some sort of flaming portal

(Newser) - The Gregory Brothers' "life's work" is making sure that everything is turned into a song, they write in the New York Times . To that end, they've been making auto-tuned jams out of political clips for years. But Wednesday's final debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump... More »

Weird Al Nabs His First No. 1 Album

Even weirder: that it took parody master Yankovic this long to top the Billboards

(Newser) - With an A-list cast that includes Jack Black, Margaret Cho, and Eric Stonestreet, it’s not surprising that "Weird Al" Yankovic’s Mandatory Fun album, released last week, has been garnering attention. It’s also not surprising that the accordion-playing satirist’s 14th album debuted at No. 1 on... More »

Weird Al's 'Tacky' Has A-List Cast

Yankovic's new video features Jack Black, among others

(Newser) - Weird Al Yankovic's latest album, Mandatory Fun , is out today—and to celebrate, the parody artist is releasing eight music videos in eight days, Nerdist reports. Yesterday's was "Tacky," a parody of Pharrell's "Happy" that features Jack Black, Kristen Schaal, Margaret Cho, Eric Stonestreet,... More »

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