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"Weird Al" Yankovic: Everything You Know Is Wrong

From: Joyride Media
Length: 58:58

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Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant (Reno 911) get serious with America to present the real truth about "Weird Al" Yankovic that the mainstream media doesn't want you to hear.

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In this new one-hour radio special , acclaimed funnymen Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant (Reno 911) get serious with America to present the real truth about "WEIRD AL" YANKOVIC that the mainstream media doesn't want you to hear.

Where was he really born? What's behind his secret plot to parody every pop song ever written?  How can Yankovic stooges like his longtime bandmates and Dr Demento continue to support his pro-Polka agenda that indoctrinates our children to learn the accordion or worse...the tuba?
 
Prepare yourself for the truth from the man himself, as well as the people who know him best - Dr. Demento, bandmates Jon "Bermuda" Schwartz, Jim West and Ruben Valtierra.

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In this new one-hour radio special , acclaimed funnymen Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant (Reno 911) get serious with America to present the real truth about "WEIRD AL" YANKOVIC that the mainstream media doesn't want you to hear.

Where was he really born? What's behind his secret plot to parody every pop song ever written?  How can Yankovic stooges like his longtime bandmates and Dr Demento continue to support his pro-Polka agenda that indoctrinates our children to learn the accordion or worse...the tuba?
 
Prepare yourself for the truth from the man himself, as well as the people who know him best - Dr. Demento, bandmates Jon "Bermuda" Schwartz, Jim West and Ruben Valtierra.

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Great Piece

I have been a fan of Weird Al since second grade, and he inspired me to pick up accordian. This gives a hilarious history as well as good insight to his music. I also love Reno so this is perfect.

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Great Piece

I have been a fan of Weird Al since second grade, and he inspired me to pick up accordian. This gives a hilarious history as well as good insight to his music. I also love Reno so this is perfect.

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Weird Al Kicks anus

Love it. Weird Al rocks. Saw him on his 1000th show in a high school gym in Idaho. He ruled.

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Timing and Cues

Piece Audio Version

Full Program (59:00)
0:00 - 19:00 Segment 1
In: "These days, most artists really look at it as an achievement of sorts to get a Weird Al parody, because it's a sign you've achieved a certain plateau in your career."
Out: "Please add echo to that last part. Wrong Wrong Wrong, oh you weren't talking to me, you were talking to the, oh... Engineer."

19:00 - 20:00 Break 1 with music bed

20:00 - 38:00 Segment 2
In: "And I told, and like, I couldn't get my thumb out, and... Well, what did you try? Peanut butter?"
Out: "I'm Tom Lennon. And I'm Ben Garant, and you're listening to Weird Al Yankovic: Everything You Know Is Wrong." music out

38:00 - 39:00 Break 2 with music bed

39:00 - 59:00 Segment 3
In: "Ehh anyway, I'm thinking about turning myself into an app..."
Out: "This is a long drive. Jeez (laughs)" music out

"Weird Al" Yankovic: Everything You Know Is Wrong 54 minute version Version

Full Program (54:00)
1. Billboard (1:00)
In: "These days, most artists really look at it as an achievement of sorts to get a Weird Al parody, because it's a sign you've achieved a certain plateau in your career."
Out: "Welcome to Weird Al Yankovic: Everything You Know Is Wrong."

2. Segment 1 (16:00)
In: "Oh we're back! Welcome back to Weird Al Yankovic: Everything You Know Is Wrong. I'm Tom Lennon. And I'm Ben Garant..."
Out: "Please add echo to that last part. Wrong Wrong Wrong, oh you weren't talking to me, you were talking to the, oh... Engineer."

3. Break 1 with music bed (1:00)

4. Segment 2 (18:00)
In: "And I told, and like, I couldn't get my thumb out, and... Well, what did you try? Peanut butter?"
Out: "I'm Tom Lennon. And I'm Ben Garant, and you're listening to Weird Al Yankovic: Everything You Know Is Wrong." music out

5. Break 2 with music bed (1:00)

6. Segment 3 (17:00)
In: "Ehh anyway, I'm thinking about turning myself into an app..."
Out: "This is a long drive. Jeez (laughs)"

Additional Credits

Hosts: Thomas Lennon & Robert Ben Garant (Reno 911, The State, Balls of Fury)

Related Website

www.publicmediaservice.org/weird-al