Why do we love "Weird Al" so much?

Published Dec. 2, 2017

Thirty years since "Eat It" and "Like A Surgeon" and "Weird Al" Yankovic continues to retain old fans, attract new ones and sell out venues everywhere, including Milwaukee. What?! How? Why?!


"SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody" treats your inner goddess to a night out

Published March 4, 2013

This light-hearted take on"Fifty Shades of Grey" has been enjoying blockbuster runs all over the US and Canada. caught up with writer Colin Munch to discuss the process of satirizing the risque reads - and why Christian Grey is, for all intents and purposes, just a really scary version of Batman.


Weird Al Yankovic celebrates 35 years of spoofing around

Published June 2, 2011

Weird Al Yankovic plays tonight, Thursday, June 2, at Potawatomi Casino's Northern Lights Theatre. recently caught up with Weird Al and chatted with him about Eminem's disappointing decision, Prince's 20-year rejection and whether or not he's still a vegan.


Sony/ATV Music takes aim at Milwaukee's Beatallica

Published Feb. 24, 2005

Local musical parody group Beatallica got a shock last week when its Internet Service Provider received a cease and desist order via e-mail and fax from Sony/ATV Music demanding the removal of the bulk of the band's Web site.