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Response to "Weird" Al Yankovic Club 2011-09-30 18:24:59 Reply

The Weird Al concert is tomorrow! I'm so excited!

As it also turns out there is a Comedy Central special about his tour that is on tomorrow at 9 I think. Since I'll be at an actual Al concert I won't be able to see the TV special.. It works out. :P

I wonder if he does any signings or anything? The last time I was at an Al concert was the year his parents died and he was understandably in no mental state to interact with fans.


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Response to "Weird" Al Yankovic Club 2011-09-30 18:40:16 Reply

At 9/30/11 06:24 PM, Outlaw88 wrote: The Weird Al concert is tomorrow! I'm so excited!

Yep! The commercial is funny when its singing:

AND CONTAGIOUS, CUZ I DON'T KNOW, WHAT I'M SAYING! Yeah!

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Response to "Weird" Al Yankovic Club 2011-10-01 23:16:37 Reply

Just got back from the concert. Wow. It was awesome!!!! I went with a friend who has only been to two concerts (none of which were Weird Al) and his reactions to the act that went along with the music was a lot like mine when I saw it for the first time. Awe and laughing the entire time.

The Saga Begins features a line of Storm Troopers, Boba Fett, R2D2 and Darth Vader dancing along to the song. This was one hell of a show from start to finish.


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Response to "Weird" Al Yankovic Club 2011-10-01 23:54:28 Reply

I saw Weird Al on the fifteenth of September, at the Puyallup Fair in Washington State. It was good to see he was still alive and kicking, and he even came up to my mother when he was doing the whole "tiger-striped red suit, going out to the audience and saying funny pick-up lines" bit.

One thing was kind of disappointing though; while he had new songs, his videos and overall routine were the same as the other two times I had seen him at that fair so many years ago. Same fake interviews with Eminem and the rest, (mostly) the same cartoons mentioning him in an offhand joke, etc.


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Response to "Weird" Al Yankovic Club 2011-10-01 23:56:11 Reply

I have yet to ever go to a concert but I do plan on buying his new album tomorrow.


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Response to "Weird" Al Yankovic Club 2013-10-08 19:49:50 Reply

Oh hey, i'm still alive. And I saw that Al had tweeted that he is currently in production of a new album, but offered no detail other than that. I can't even guess when it would be released... I'm sure once he is back in the studio recording a bunch he will put up more updated.

Speaking of twitter.. I was amused by his posting of his daughters "would you rather" bit. Al is a vegetarian and his daughter asked him if he would rather eat a plate of snot or a steak. Funny stuff.


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Response to "Weird" Al Yankovic Club 2013-10-08 21:35:16 Reply

Sweet. New Weird Al album. He was just in town a few months back but at a Casino and it was 21 and older to go to the concert or I so would've been there.


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Response to "Weird" Al Yankovic Club 2013-12-23 21:36:35 Reply

Weird Al to be in MLP

Yup. You read that right. Al is confirmed for a guest spot on MLP and will be singing a song. This is awesome!


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Response to "Weird" Al Yankovic Club 2013-12-23 22:23:06 Reply

At 12/23/13 09:36 PM, Outlaw88 wrote: Weird Al to be in MLP

Yup. You read that right. Al is confirmed for a guest spot on MLP and will be singing a song. This is awesome!

If I was a brony I would be super excited but that sounds like some good publicity for Al.


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Response to "Weird" Al Yankovic Club 2013-12-31 13:37:05 Reply

Isn't he the guy who did a cover called "White and Nerdy"? "They see me mowing my front lawn" he said "I can do HTML 4 'em all. Even made a home page for my dog."

It came out in about 2004, it was really funny. It was one of those early viral videos that got shared via emails.


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Response to "Weird" Al Yankovic Club 2013-12-31 14:02:15 Reply

At 12/31/13 01:37 PM, Conal wrote: Isn't he the guy who did a cover called "White and Nerdy"? "They see me mowing my front lawn" he said "I can do HTML 4 'em all. Even made a home page for my dog."

It came out in about 2004, it was really funny. It was one of those early viral videos that got shared via emails.

Yeah, White & Nerdy was a big hit for him but I mean he's made big hits out of most big hits. He's a genius.


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Response to "Weird" Al Yankovic Club 2014-02-01 09:17:06 Reply

Today is the day that the MLP episode with Al will air. I won't be able to see it until much later tonight due to work. I'm really looking forward to it. I do know that it will be a mostly musical episode and his character's name is Cheese Sandwich.


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Response to "Weird" Al Yankovic Club 2014-02-02 15:51:02 Reply

How do you guys feel about his involvement with an MLP:FiM episode?


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Response to "Weird" Al Yankovic Club 2014-02-02 17:50:03 Reply

At 2/2/14 03:51 PM, Conal wrote: How do you guys feel about his involvement with an MLP:FiM episode?

It was fantastic! Easily my favorite episode of the season. The songs were all great and he did an excellent job with his voice acting. Cheese Sandwich was a really fun character and it was a nice touch to have him have glasses when he was shown as a younger version of himself.


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Response to "Weird" Al Yankovic Club 2014-02-05 10:29:32 Reply

Hardware Store was my shit.

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Response to "Weird" Al Yankovic Club 2014-02-05 14:57:26 Reply

At 2/5/14 10:29 AM, otherside14 wrote: Hardware Store was my shit.

Was that the song that made you a fan?

I'm trying to think no what was the first thing I ever heard from Al and how I was introduced to him. I know I was in middle school, probably in the 6th grade when a friend let me listen to some of his songs. I think it might have been Smells like Nirvana since that was right around the time when I was discovering that music. I know Amish Paradise was also an early favorite of mine.

As is still somewhat the case I ended up finding music by finding out what Al was making fun of. Laugh if you wish but I was not really familiar with M. Jackson when I was a kid. It was only after I heard songs like Eat it and Fat that I wanted to hear the original stuff.


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Response to "Weird" Al Yankovic Club 2014-02-09 00:07:56 Reply

At 2/5/14 02:57 PM, Outlaw88 wrote:
At 2/5/14 10:29 AM, otherside14 wrote: Hardware Store was my shit.
Was that the song that made you a fan?

Yeah, I heard it in a montage on You Tube back in the day.

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Response to "Weird" Al Yankovic Club 2014-02-20 02:21:31 Reply

This came up in a discussion with a friend. When Weird Al played tambourine in one of Hanson's music videos.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmG0DqhfDbY


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Response to "Weird" Al Yankovic Club 2014-02-20 09:27:42 Reply

At 11/25/03 08:09 AM, Outlaw88 wrote: Hey all and Welcome to the Weird Al club! This club is dedicated to Al and all his weirdness. Songs, history, CD's, concerts, and general comments are all welcome as well as anyone who wants to join.

Lets make this a great club!

I'm #1 so we'll go from there.

i want to join i like his songs lol


my fav songs are because im fat .the drive thru and........ idk any others

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Response to "Weird" Al Yankovic Club 2014-02-21 09:42:28 Reply

At 2/20/14 09:27 AM, funkyman54 wrote:

i want to join i like his songs lol

And you are welcome to do so! What are some of your favorite songs?


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Response to "Weird" Al Yankovic Club 2014-02-22 12:23:48 Reply

At 2/21/14 09:42 AM, Outlaw88 wrote:
At 2/20/14 09:27 AM, funkyman54 wrote:

i want to join i like his songs lol
And you are welcome to do so! What are some of your favorite songs?

ohhhh umm because im fat lol drive thru and i dont really know some others but i like those two


my fav songs are because im fat .the drive thru and........ idk any others

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Response to "Weird" Al Yankovic Club 2014-06-15 17:13:35 Reply

oh boy oh boy oh boy


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Response to "Weird" Al Yankovic Club 2014-06-15 19:43:55 Reply

At 6/15/14 05:13 PM, Oolaph wrote: oh boy oh boy oh boy

Saw the "new" CD too. So shiny you can see yourself in it.


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Response to "Weird" Al Yankovic Club 2014-06-15 22:19:07 Reply

Here is the Rolling Stone article about it.

Can't wait for it to come out. My only problem is that I really haven't been listening to anything current so some of what he will parody will be lost on me. I'm sure there will be plenty there for me to enjoy though.


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Response to "Weird" Al Yankovic Club 2014-06-16 17:27:29 Reply

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Response to "Weird" Al Yankovic Club 2014-07-23 21:24:02 Reply

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Response to "Weird" Al Yankovic Club 2014-07-24 10:31:08 Reply

I'm probably going to pick this album up today. Can't wait to hear the whole thing. :D


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Response to "Weird" Al Yankovic Club 2014-08-07 11:54:19 Reply

There is an online petition that is asking the NFL to have Weird Al do the halftime show. I've already put my name on the list. Here is one of the sites that has the story.

Let's hope the NFL listens!


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Response to "Weird" Al Yankovic Club 2014-08-20 17:25:51 Reply

At 8/7/14 11:54 AM, Outlaw88 wrote: There is an online petition that is asking the NFL to have Weird Al do the halftime show. I've already put my name on the list. Here is one of the sites that has the story.

Let's hope the NFL listens!

I doubt it, but it's worth a try. I just don't see Weird Al as being the sort of act that the NFL is looking for. He's popular, sure, but not in the same way of other acts that have headlined in the past. I just don't see an artist that did a song like this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9qYF9DZPdw as being in the NFL halftime show.