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The Comedy Curator’s Christmas Cuts

While I am not usually a fan of these kinds of lists, I do miss my annual tradition of sending holiday mix tapes, and later mix CDs, to friends and family. So a few caveats. Please note that this playlist does not suggest any particular [...]

By Dan Pasternack

Watch the Season 5 ‘Comedy Bang! Bang!’ Premiere a Week Early

Comedy Bang! Bang! returns with a new season next Friday, but today IFC released the entire premiere on YouTube. The episode features new bandleader Weird Al, Kevin Bacon, a bunch of special guests, and a pot of gold that's a very bad influence [...]

By Megh Wright

Stephen Colbert Chats with Accordion Player/Sex God Weird Al Yankovic

Here's a clip from Weird Al Yankovic's visit to last night's Late Show, where he explains the many job titles he's had the honor of having since he parodied his first pop song back in 1979. "It's kind of hard to pigeonhole me," Yankovic says. [...]

By Megh Wright

Weird Al Yankovic’s ‘Mandatory World Tour’ Continues in June

Weird Al's Mandatory World Tour isn't over yet. According to The A.V. Club, Yankovic announced a new batch of Mandatory World Tour dates that run from June through September. Check out the full list below, then head over to Yankovic's website [...]

By Megh Wright

Weird Al Yankovic Is the New ‘Comedy Bang! Bang!’ Bandleader

Kid Cudi appeared in his final Comedy Bang! Bang! episode as bandleader back in December, and today, Scott Aukerman announced the next bandleader on the newest episode of the Comedy Bang Bang podcast: Weird Al Yankovic. Listen to the [...]

By Megh Wright