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The "Weird Al" Phabet

It's a podcast where four fans of "Weird Al" Yankovic discuss every one of his songs in alphabetical order. Yes, even the ones not officially released.
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Jul 13, 2018

This week, we tackle another classic demo-tapes from Al's early days! Is this an important song about accepting a mental illness, an ode to the Demento community, or something more? Find out!

 

Al's cameo:
Drunk History - Adolf Eichmann
https://youtu.be/6f9D5xaYq-8

 

Andrew's plug:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCEsbK3wt3qaEIXTAhb7FbA

Dan's plug:
TBD

David's plug:
http://steelewars.com/hyperchat-ep-02/

Michael's plug:
http://www.themadmusicarchive.com/song_details.aspx?SongID=61630

 

BUY YOUR TICKETS TO FEST OF AL:
http://festofal.com/ 


Special thanks to Allura March (@RetroAutomaton) for the awesome design!
https://retroautomaton.tumblr.com/
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https://twitter.com/retroautomaton?lang=en

 

Support us on Patreon:
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Thumbnail by Josh K!
https://twitter.com/AnimationJosh

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Show music:

"Breaktime", "Bittersweet", "Wallpaper", "Deuces", "March of the Spoons", "Five Card Shuffle", "Look Busy", "Gonna Start", "Moonlight Hall", "Marty Gots a Plan", "Breakdown", and "Dvorak Polka" - Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
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"Winnie the Pooh MIDI" - Disney Studios

"Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens" - Louis Jordan

"Schfifty-five" - Gröûp X

"The Price is Right Theme" - The Price is Right

"Look at all those chickens!" - Bernforever

"A-Log Promo - These Other Guys" - A-Log on the Airwaves

 

For the above sound clips and songs, we don't own the rights to them, but are using them in compliance to Fair Use. Parody & Educational. Thank you.

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Jul 3, 2018

Why did Santa commit this merry-time massacre?? We hypothesize several theories. Also, we discover an awesome fan-made music video!

TJ Morris's music video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4fiwPDd0Jyo

 

Al's cameo:
Everything's Coming Up Simpsons Podcast- "Three Gays and a Condo" - Himself
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/three-gays-of-the-condo-with-weird-al-yankovic/id979023994?i=1000377041698&mt=2

Michael's plugs n' stuff:
https://www.facebook.com/michaelwilliamhunter
https://www.twitter.com/arctic_ginger
https://www.instagram.com/michaelwilliamhunter
Click Here for "Aimy in a Cage"!

 

BUY YOUR TICKETS TO FEST OF AL:
http://festofal.com/ 


Special thanks to Allura March (@RetroAutomaton) for the awesome design!
https://retroautomaton.tumblr.com/
https://www.instagram.com/retroautomaton/
https://twitter.com/retroautomaton?lang=en

 

Support us on Patreon:
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Thumbnail by Josh K!
https://twitter.com/AnimationJosh

http://oneandonlyjsk.deviantart.com/

 

Show music:

"Deck the Halls B", "Nouvelle Noel", "Wish Background", "Christmas Rap", "Return of Lazarus", "Unholy Knight", "Industrial Music Box", "Stormfront", "Marty Gots a Plan", "Breakdown", and "Dvorak Polka" - Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
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"Black Gold" - Soul Asylum

"I Believe in Father Christmas" - Greg Lake

"The Night Santa Went Crazy" and "The Night Santa Went Crazy (Extra-Gory Version)" - "Weird Al" Yankovic

"Everything is coming up Milhouse!" - The Simpsons

 

For the above sound clips and songs, we don't own the rights to it, but are using them in compliance to Fair Use. Parody & Educational. Thank you.

Find more of our episodes at
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Jun 27, 2018

It's the song all about the film we all wished existed! Join us as we discuss the probability of this film's potential existence! Spoilers: It's more likely than you think and it will be in 3-D!

 

Al's cameo:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85q2XQAbGVM

Follow Troy Z:
https://twitter.com/N8ureTrail2Hell

 

BUY YOUR TICKETS TO FEST OF AL:
http://festofal.com/ 


Special thanks to Allura March (@RetroAutomaton) for the awesome design!
https://retroautomaton.tumblr.com/
https://www.instagram.com/retroautomaton/
https://twitter.com/retroautomaton?lang=en

 

Support us on Patreon:
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Show music:

"Vivacity", "Backbay Lounge", "Bossa Antigua", "Airport Lounge", "March of the Spoons", "Samba Isobel", "Moonlight Hall", "Royal Banana", "Jazz Brunch", "George Street Shuffle", "Breakdown", and "Dvorak Polka" - Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
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Vincent Price laugh - Vincent Price

"Yogi Bear Theme Song" - Hanna-Barbera

"Eat It (MIDI)", "Nature Trail to Hell", "Another One Rides the Bus", "What the fudgesicle?!", and the sound clip from the May 11th show of the Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour - "Weird Al" Yankovic

"Mounted Animal Nature Trail" - Arrogant Worms

"Waka waka!" - Fozzie Bear

"Smoke weed everyday." - Dr. Dre

 

For the above sound clips and songs, we don't own the rights to it, but are using them in compliance to Fair Use. Parody & Educational. Thank you.

Find more of our episodes at
www.pipedreampodcasts.com

Jun 18, 2018

This week, we saw a baby drive a truck and we talk about our theories on how Al wrote this song of a random list of stuff in the style of The Foo Fighters! Also, Dan goes into the awesome history of Dave Grohl!

 

Al's cameo:
https://thehardtimes.net/music/weird-al-yankovic-polarizes-fans-with-childish-gambino-parody-this-is-my-hair-i-cut/


Dan's plugs n' stuff:
@DanielKawka

 

BUY YOUR TICKETS TO FEST OF AL:
http://festofal.com/ 


Special thanks to Allura March (@RetroAutomaton) for the awesome design!
https://retroautomaton.tumblr.com/
https://www.instagram.com/retroautomaton/
https://twitter.com/retroautomaton?lang=en

 

Support us on Patreon:
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Email us at:
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https://twitter.com/AnimationJosh

http://oneandonlyjsk.deviantart.com/

 

Show music:

"Crinoline Dreams", "Apero Hour", "Bossa Antigua", "Marty Gots a Plan", "Gaslamp Funworks", "Airport Lounge", "Anamalie", "March of the Spoons", "Jazz Brunch", "Baba Yaga", "Hyperfun", "George Street Shuffle", "Breakdown", and "Dvorak Polka" - Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
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"The BEST!" - The Foo Fighters

"Best of You", "My Hero", & "The Pretender" - The Foo Fighters

"...They were very drunk!" - Tracy Morgan - 30 Rock

"This Is America (Instrumental)" - Childish Gambino

 

For the above sound clips and songs, we don't own the rights to it, but are using them in compliance to Fair Use. Parody & Educational. Thank you.

Find more of our episodes at
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Jun 11, 2018

We are joined by Kelly Phillips (author and cartoonist of the "Weird Me" comic book) to discuss Al Yankovic's two children's books: "My New Teacher and Me!" and "When I Grow Up". We geek out about Al fandom, how we all have a Grandpa Joe, and how we all have crushes on Liam Neeson!

 

Kelly Phillip's links n' stuff:

http://www.kellyphillips.net/

http://kellyp.storenvy.com/

https://twitter.com/kellypcomics

https://www.instagram.com/kellypcomics

 

Dan's link to the list of Al's books:
https://nypost.com/2013/09/21/whats-on-weird-als-bookshelf/

 

BUY YOUR TICKETS TO FEST OF AL:
http://festofal.com/ 


Special thanks to Allura March (@RetroAutomaton) for the awesome design!
https://retroautomaton.tumblr.com/
https://www.instagram.com/retroautomaton/
https://twitter.com/retroautomaton?lang=en

 

Support us on Patreon:
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https://twitter.com/AnimationJosh

http://oneandonlyjsk.deviantart.com/

 

Show music:

"Backbay Lounge", "Crinoline Dreams", "Apero Hour", "Bossa Antigua", "Marty Gots a Plan", "March of the Spoons", "Jazz Brunch", "Samba Isobel", "Fast Talkin, "Fig Leaf Times Two", "Spy Glass", "Breakdown", and "Dvorak Polka" - Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
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Segment of Al's disclaimer from "My New Teacher and Me!" audiobook - Al Yankovic

 

 

For the above sound clip, we don't own the rights to it, but are using it in compliance to Fair Use. Parody & Educational. Thank you.

Find more of our episodes at
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Jun 5, 2018

It's the one that started it all. Or rather, the one that took off. Learn about the behind the scenes of Al's classic, the first official unofficial music video, a new discovery of the significance of "27", as well as the "origins" of bologna.

 

Al's Cameo:
Interview with Al's Former Roommate - audio of himself:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zgFPWR2fp5c

 

Dan's links n' stuff:
@DanielKawka
www.danielkawka.com

 

BUY YOUR TICKETS TO FEST OF AL:
http://festofal.com/ 


Special thanks to Allura March (@RetroAutomaton) for the awesome design!
https://retroautomaton.tumblr.com/
https://www.instagram.com/retroautomaton/
https://twitter.com/retroautomaton?lang=en

 

Support us on Patreon:
https://www.patreon.com/weirdalphabet

  

Email us at:
alscarrierpigeons@gmail.com

Facebook: 
https://www.facebook.com/theweirdalphabetpodcast/

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Instagram:
https://www.instagram.com/weirdalpod

 

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https://twitter.com/AnimationJosh

http://oneandonlyjsk.deviantart.com/

 

Show music:

"Backbay Lounge", "Fun in a Bottle", "Olde Timey", "Apero Hour", "Bossa Antigua", "Marty Gots a Plan", "March of the Spoons", "Rollin at 5", "March of the Spoons", "Do De Oh", "George Street Shuffle", "Doobly Doo", "Cool Vibes", "Long Stroll", "Breakdown", and "Dvorak Polka" - Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

 

Interview Segment with Al Yankovic - 'Weird Al Please Explain' - Wits APM

"My Bologna (Capital Records Version)" - "Weird Al" Yankovic

"My Bologna" - "Weird Al" Yankovic

"Bingo! Dino DNA!" - Mr. DNA (Jurassic Park)

"Dun Dun DUNNNNNN" - Dramatic Chipmunk

 

For the above songs and sound clips, we don't own the rights to them, but are using them in compliance to Fair Use. Parody & Educational. Thank you.

Find more of our episodes at
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May 31, 2018

What makes Eddie Vedder so special? Why would Al want to stalk God? And how do you pronounce "zydeco"? Zai-DIK-oh? Zai-DECK-oh? Zai-DEEK-oh? Zai-Da-Doo-Ron-Ron?

 

Al's Cameo:
Al in "Ironic" with Alanis Moressette - Al TV - Himself:
https://youtu.be/Yp3cJ8orTE0

 

Andrew's links n' stuff:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBZz5uJyxIr1JbUdCbMDOrA
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChAFev92iloHWD2o0UQTN0w
www.andrewfrolaproductions.com

 

Special thanks to Allura March (@RetroAutomaton) for the awesome design!
https://retroautomaton.tumblr.com/
https://www.instagram.com/retroautomaton/
https://twitter.com/retroautomaton?lang=en

 

Support us on Patreon:
https://www.patreon.com/weirdalphabet

  

Email us at:
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Facebook: 
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https://twitter.com/AnimationJosh

http://oneandonlyjsk.deviantart.com/

 

Show music:

"Darxieland", "Samba Isobel", "Impromtu in Quarter Comma Meantone", "Apero Hour", "Bossa Antigua", "Marty Gots a Plan", "March of the Spoons", "Final Battle of the Dark Wizards", "March of the Spoons", "Breaktime", "Fun in a Bottle", "Breakdown", and "Dvorak Polka" - Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
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"What a story, Mark." - Tommy Wiseau

"How Bizarre" - OMC

"Brother, help me!" - The Lion King

"Arrested Development Theme" - Arrested Development

 

For the above songs and sound clips, we don't own the rights to them, but are using them in compliance to Fair Use. Parody & Educational. Thank you.

Find more of our episodes at
www.pipedreampodcasts.com

May 24, 2018

It's not everyday you get to talk to a talented singer and vocal coach like Lisa Popeil, so we think it's safe to say that this is a special occasion. Learn all about her side of the making of Mr. Popeil as well as some fun facts about some of the other songs she was also a background vocalist on, what turned her towards teaching, and how much we all love to gush about Al.

OUR "Mr. Popeil" EPISODE DISCUSSION:
http://weirdalphabet.libsyn.com/119-mr-popeil-style-parody-of-the-b-52s

Lisa's Cameo:
Straight Outta Lynwood BTS Featurette:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1CFH-kZJ1Y

 

Lisa Popeil's links n' stuff:
http://www.popeil.com/

https://www.facebook.com/Voiceworks

https://twitter.com/Lisa_Popeil

https://www.instagram.com/lisa_popeil/

 

Email us at:
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Show music:
All of the music in this episode by Joe Euro. Please support him here:
http://www.ptwineseller.com/music-by-joe-euro/

 

Find more of our episodes at
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May 24, 2018

This week, we discuss Al's ode to Samuel Popeil with special help from Sam's daughter, singer and vocal coach: Lisa Popeil! You don't want to miss it!

 

FULL INTERVIEW HERE:
http://weirdalphabet.libsyn.com/lisa-popeil-on-mr-popeil-full-interview

 

Lisa's Cameo:
Straight Outta Lynwood BTS Featurette:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1CFH-kZJ1Y

 

Lisa Popeil's links n' stuff:
http://www.popeil.com/

https://www.facebook.com/Voiceworks

https://twitter.com/Lisa_Popeil

 https://www.instagram.com/lisa_popeil/

 

Special thanks to Allura March (@RetroAutomaton) for the awesome design!
https://retroautomaton.tumblr.com/
https://www.instagram.com/retroautomaton/
https://twitter.com/retroautomaton?lang=en

 

Support us on Patreon:
https://www.patreon.com/weirdalphabet

  

Email us at:
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Facebook: 
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Instagram:
https://www.instagram.com/weirdalpod

 

Thumbnail by Josh K!
https://twitter.com/AnimationJosh

http://oneandonlyjsk.deviantart.com/

 

Show music:

"In Your Arms", "Professor Umlaut", "Lobby Time", "Apero Hour", "Bossa Antigua", "Marty Gots a Plan", "March of the Spoons", "Backbay Lounge", "Airport Lounge", "Breakdown", and "Dvorak Polka" - Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
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"Mr. Popeil (Instrumental)" - "Weird Al" Yankovic

"But wait, there's more!", "For 4 easy payments...", etc. - Ron Popeil and Ron Co.

"Weasel Stomping Day (BTS)" - Lisa Popeil/"Weird Al" Yankovic

"Lava" - B-52s

"Mr. Popeil" - "Weird Al" Yankovic

 

For the above songs and sound clips, we don't own the rights to them, but are using them in compliance to Fair Use. Parody & Educational. Thank you.

Find more of our episodes at
www.pipedreampodcasts.com

May 18, 2018

David and Michael both went to see Al in concert when he performed in Los Angeles on separate nights! Both of their nights went vastly different!


Fest of Al:
http://festofal.com/

 

The winner (Josh, right) and the loser (Michael, left) of Weird Al Jeopardy!

 

Show music:

"Dvorak Polka" - Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

 

 

Find more of our episodes at
www.pipedreampodcasts.com

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