News

Feb 12, 2015

“Weird Al” Yankovic will join forces with Alfred E. Neuman in the team-up of “Als” that comedy fans have been dreaming of for decades. More

Jan 20, 2015

With his latest—and officially last—album Mandatory Fun earning him his first ever No. 1 spot on the Billboard charts, parody legend "Weird Al" Yankovic has announced plans for a massive victory lap tour this year. More

Under the Radar Announces Best of 2014 Issue with St. Vincent on the Cover

Issue 52 Also Includes Interviews with Jenny Lewis, The War on Drugs, James Franco, Ariel Pink vs. Panda Bear, Jason Schwartzman vs. Real Estate, the Cast of The Walking Dead, "Weird Al" Yankovic, The Flaming Lips, Sharon Van Etten, and More.

Dec 19, 2014

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of the Best of 2014 Issue, which is about to hit newsstands and will be out all of January and February. It features St. Vincent on the cover and interviews with some of the artists behind 2014's best albums. More

Jul 17, 2014

In case you've been away from the internet all week, "Weird Al" Yankovic has released a new video every day from his new, and reportedly final, full-length LP Mandatory Fun. Yankovic plans to release a new video every day for the next eight days. So far, each video has gone viral. "Word Crimes," the English major riff on Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" has already exceeded four million views on YouTube. More


Interviews

“Weird Al” Yankovic

Unconventially Unconventional

Mar 04, 2015

Following more than three decades as the premier maestro of musical parody, "Weird Al" Yankovic suddenly finds himself having the best year of his career. His 2014 release, Mandatory Fun, was the yuckster-accordionist's first Billboard #1 Album. More


Reviews

UHF: 25th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray

Studio: Shout! Factory

Nov 17, 2014

Shout! Factory give "Weird Al" Yankovic's UHF a proper deluxe treatment befitting the film’s quarter-centennial.  More

The Essential “Weird Al” Yankovic

The Essential “Weird Al” Yankovic

Legacy

Dec 08, 2009

If you're inclined to look down on the concept of "essential" "Weird Al," don't. In a career spanning nearly 30 years, Weird Al has surpassed the Dr. Demento show that spawned him as a cultural institution; survived and thrived while the artists he's parodied have faded to obscurity; stayed consistently funny while SNL continues to tank; and become a modern musical icon to rival just about any other of his time, so widely recognized that even your mom knows who he is. More