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Lost & Found: A Look Back at ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic’s Humble Yet Awesome Beginnings
A young "Weird Al" Yankovic, playing accordion barefoot in quilted velvet pants and a frizzy ball of hair, looked positively hip next to square extraordinaire Tom Snyder.
10 Funniest ‘Weird Al’ Videos
Given the cornucopia of new videos "Weird Al" Yankovic has given us from his new album, 'Mandatory Fun,' available on Amazon and iTunes, we thought now might be a good time to dig into his videolog and pick out our favorites.
Lost & Found: That’s Not Actually Very Punk Rock
The first time a kid is allowed to dress himself can be a decisive moment in his life.
Lost & Found: A Young Man’s Fancy Is a High-Quality Washer and Dryer Set
Product placement might seem like a good idea to marketers, but there is a limit.
Lost & Found: You Can Flick Your Bic at the Drive-In
This commercial is confusing on so many levels, choosing where to begin is almost impossible.
Lost & Found: Why Did This Fashion Trend Come Back?
Fashion is fluid. Trends in clothing style change quickly -- sometimes too quickly to keep up with.
Lost & Found: A Little Twist in the War on Drugs
Does this mean that the Reagan administration filled the White House with bong-fueled parties during the '80s?
Lost & Found: How to Throw Pies the Three Stooges Way
We pick at people occasionally, and it's all in good fun. But sometimes we like to take a moment to recognize those figures who influenced us in deeply effective ways.
Classic Album Covers Fit Surprisingly Well Over Google Street View Images
British news outlet the Guardian spent some time overlaying the covers of some classic albums on top of Google Street View shots of the locations featured on those covers.
Watch Kids React to Seeing Nirvana for the First Time
It does our hearts good to see that Nirvana still translates to kids and still seems able to shock a few of them.
Watch a Robot Band Play Music, Take First Step Toward World Domination
These robots can sure play their instruments fast.
Kevin Bacon Promotes ’80s Awareness in New Video
Millennials. They're everywhere. The debate rages on. Sides are taken over how to define this upcoming batch of semi-adults. Some see them as whiny, self-entitled egomaniacs, while others see them as ambitious go-getters who are willing to rewrite the rules to get what they want.