Watch Weezer Parody Themselves In Their Video For “Africa” Featuring Weird Al

Weezer is having a big year with their awesome cover of Toto’s 1980s classic ‘Africa’, which has become a cultural phenomenon. Now in a stroke of meta-levels of genius, watch the band as they parody their own first video ever, 1994s ‘The Sweater Song’, in the video for ‘Africa’. The clip, which is at times a shot for shot remake of the ‘The Sweater Song’ clip, also features Weird Al, as frontman Rivers Cuomo from that video, rocking his customary accordion. Continue reading

Weird Al Gets A Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Weird Al Yankovic, musical genius and satirist who has enthralled audiences for a 40 plus year career has received a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame. Former radio personality (and mentor to Weird Al) Dr. Demento, comedian Thomas Lennon of Reno 911! fame and Yankovic himself spoke at the unveiling ceremony. We cannot think of a more deserving person crossing pop culture and subversive humor than Weird Al for an honor like this. Continue reading