Sundaily Hilarity: Amish Paradise

A classic: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Daily Hilarity: Good Enough For Now

Broke out the ol’ Weird Al this afternoon and was delighted to see it has aged well: My favorite country song. [Read more...]

Daily Hilarity: “Weird: The Al Yankovic Story”

Finally, Weird Al’s story gets the cinematic treatment it deserves: “Weird: The Al Yankovic Story” from Aaron Paul Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

306. Aerosmith

Aerosmith are quite simply so much the quintessential ’70s-’80s rock band to my ears that it renders them positively bland, being the formula perfected to the point of having nothing distinctive left.  But that said, I came of age in the mid-90s during their last great revival and so there will always be a set [Read More...]

Nature Trail To Hell

Your Fears? [Read more...]

Atheism, Albuquerque, And “Weird Al” Yankovic

Recently Hemant Mehta did an excellent job of mobilizing criticism of Albuquerque city councilman Don Harris for creating campaign literature that attacked his opponent for, among other things, being an atheist and contributing to a “Charles Darwin” scholarship.  Harris, to his credit apologized for trying to exploit his opponents views on religion in  the campaign, [Read More...]

Weird Al Writes The Saddest Song Ever

Seriously, it’s not funny at all (yes, haters, I know you think that’s not unusual for Al). Anyway—it’s a purely sad tribute to crushed dreams called “Skipper Dan” and all the comical flourishes of the song and the video contribute only mockery, rather than levity, to the plight of the song’s protagonist. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

The Biggest Ball Of Twine In Minnesota

Today PZ Myers posted a link to an article about the biggest ball of twine in Minnesota.  And I’m sort of Pavlovian about the biggest ball of twine in Minnesota: I cannot hear its named even mentioned without playing Weird Al’s classic tribute to it.  And since every thought that goes through my head gets [Read More...]

“Weird Al” Is Back

New style parody of the Doors about Craigslist from “Weird Al”, released just 2 weeks ago online.  The new album slated for next year is called Internet Leaks and he’s leaking the tracks himself one at a time as he gets them done apparently. Embedding has unfortunately been disabled but you can click here to [Read More...]


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