Weird Al Yankovic

Weird Al's Coming To Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 01.20.2015 | Canada Music

Years ago Weird Al Yankovic parodied Green Day with his song "Canadian Idiot." Now the singer is hoping to meet many of his Canadian fans on his upcom...

LOOK: Weird Al With A 'Normal' Haircut

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada Style

Weird Al Yankovic is basically known for two things: his wacky and hilarious songs and his curly, luscious locks. The "Mandatory Fun" singer has ta...

Weird Al's Lands First No. 1 Album With 'Mandatory Fun'

The Huffington Post Canada | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada Music

"Weird Al" yankovic took over the Internet last week, releasing eight videos over eight days to promote his new album, "Mandatory Fun," and the gambit...

What I Learned This Week: How YouTube Will Change Comedy Forever

Andy Nulman | Posted 09.20.2014 | Canada
Andy Nulman

At its best, YouTube is the Garden of Eden; not only for the next generation of comedians, but actually forming the next generation of comedians. It's way more than just a promotional tool. At its worst, YouTube is the ruthless Angel of Death, and perhaps for an entire comedic genre...namely, stand-up. Gulp.

WATCH: Weird Al Mocks Meaningless Corporate Speak

The Huffington Post Canada | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 07.21.2014 | Canada Music

Weep with me, readers, for this 'Mission Statement' video marks the end of Weird Al's eight-day pop cultural takeover. But what better way to concl...

Weird Al's 'Lame Claim To Fame' Mocks Celeb-Obsessed Culture

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.20.2014 | Canada Music

And lo, on the seventh day the Lord (but not Lorde) said to "Weird Al" thou shalt make fun of celebrity obsession with a Southern Culture on the Skids...

Weird Al's Got #FirstWorldProblems In New Video

The Huffington Post Canada | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 07.21.2014 | Canada Music

Weird Al's sixth salvo in his Internet invasion is the video for "First World Problems," a song that sets the popular hashtag against the sonic stylin...

'Weird Al' Spoofs Sports Fans In Latest Video

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.18.2014 | Canada Music

On day five of Weird Al's take over of the Internet, Yankovic has offered his first non-spoof with "Sports Song." Rather than mocking a current po...

Weird Al's 'Fancy' Spoof Comes In 'Handy' Today

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.17.2014 | Canada Music

It's been a, shall we say, weird week as musical comedy genius 'Weird Al' Yankovic has been releasing a music video a day to celebrate the release of ...

WATCH: 'Weird Al' Spoofs Lorde With Tribute To Aluminum 'Foil'

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.16.2014 | Canada Music

Another day, another 'Weird Al' video. Following up "Tacky" and "Word Crimes," Yankovik is serving up "FOIL." Yes, it's a parody of Lorde's massive...

WATCH: Weird Al's New Video Spoofs 'Blurred Lines'

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.15.2014 | Canada Music

Robin Thicke hasn't had a good go of things lately, but hey, at least this new video from 'Weird Al' Yankovic should make him smile. To promote the...

25 Best 'Weird Al' Songs Ever

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Gasparek | Posted 07.14.2014 | Canada Music

Everyone's favourite music parody master (and polka king) "Weird Al" Yankovic has dusted off the ol' accordion and is getting ready to release his 14t...

Weird 'Al' Spoofs 'Happy' In Star-Studded 'Tacky' Video

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.14.2014 | Canada Music

"Weird Al" Yankovic is celebrating this week's launch of his umpteenth album, Mandatory Fun, with eight music videos to be released daily. He kick...

Ryan Hemsworth Wary Of Becoming The Millennial Weird Al

HuffPost Canada Music | Melody Lau | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Music

One look at Canadian producer Ryan Hemsworth’s Twitter account and it’s clear why he is the DJ to represent the generation known as the Millennial...

Happy April Fools' Day! 10 Best Music/Comedy Mashups

HuffPost Canada Music | Anne T. Donahue | Posted 04.01.2013 | Canada Music

'Tis April Fools, a day for pranks, fake news and overwhelming paranoia that everything you hear and read will be a lie. Fortunately, there’s an...

These Singers Made A Spectacle of Themselves, Literally

Huffington Post Music Canada | Anne T Donahue | Posted 01.24.2013 | Canada Music

Lisa Loeb is about to release latest album, No Fairy Tale, her ninth full-length since the release of her debut, Purple Tape way back in 1992. Well, t...