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2014-07-16 10:53:51 PM  
Not only are his parodies better than the originals but in most cases I can no longer hear the originals without hearing his lyrics instead, thus improving them forever.

He never gets enough credit for his originals and style parodies though.

You Make Me
Dare To Be Stupid
Virus Alert
My Baby's in Love With Eddie Vedder
Bob
Don't Download This Song
Mr. Popeil
Why Does This Always Happen to Me
Hardware Store
Midnight Star
Mr. Frump in the Iron Lung

All classics.
 
2014-07-17 01:00:24 AM  

HairBolus: if Al is going to base his song on "Blurred Lines" he should at least make some parody reference to the mostly naked chicks dancing around which was it's only partially redeeming feature.

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Obviously you have not seen the unrated version of blurred lines? Definitely NSFW
 
2014-07-17 01:12:07 AM  

roadkillontheweb: Definitely NSFW


Um... that brunnette...DAAAAMMMMMNNNNNNNNN.

/That explains why Pharrell looked like he was having so much fun.
 
2014-07-17 02:41:34 AM  

roadkillontheweb: HairBolus: if Al is going to base his song on "Blurred Lines" he should at least make some parody reference to the mostly naked chicks dancing around which was it's only partially redeeming feature.

[i2.wp.com image 407x240]

Obviously you have not seen the unrated version of blurred lines? Definitely NSFW


I just watched it with the sound off. It comes off desperate instead of sexy. At first, I was liking the topless chicks, but after watching them march around awkwardly, duckface at the camera, and acting generally un-sexy, I got as bored with the nudity as I did halfway through watching "Showgirls".  So if his music sucks, and his videos are all like that ("edgy-lame") then WHY is he famous? I mean, if a bunch of half-naked female models can't make you seem interesting, then there's no farking hope for you.
 
2014-07-17 03:26:08 AM  

Iggie: I hope to God that the PC crowd doesn't make a big issue out of him using the word "spastic" in the song.  But hell, it's probably already started...

/What are you, spastic?
//Stop hitting yourself. Stop hitting yourself. Stop hitting yourself.


Too late.  I'm informed by the wife that the European crowd is up in arms over this.  Apparently, spastic is used as an offensive reference to a disabled person.

//BTW, don't use "quotes" for emphasis...per the song.
 
2014-07-17 07:21:15 AM  

unchellmatt: Rawhead Rex: Angry Drunk Bureaucrat: BKITU: Grammar Nazi's now have their they're own national anthem, and it is its glorious.

FTFY

It's THEIR not THEY'RE...
Their is possessive...They're means "they are"
YOU FAIL at pointing out other's failures.

Somebody never heard of a rotsky....


Hey you kids, I was there, live, chatting, when the original rotsky occurred. We coined the word. Get off my lawn!
 
2014-07-17 08:43:53 AM  

Close2TheEdge: Too late.  I'm informed by the wife that the European crowd is up in arms over this.  Apparently, spastic is used as an offensive reference to a disabled person.


God forbid we offend anyone these days. Apparently it's a new right; not to be offended. If your life is pretty good, you can always claim victim status by having your precious little feelings hurt.
 
2014-07-17 08:46:11 AM  

scalpod: I can no longer hear the originals without hearing his lyrics instead, thus improving them forever.


THIS!

I can never listen to "Gangsta's Paradise" without singing "I churn butter once or twice, living in an Amish paradise."
 
2014-07-17 09:40:12 AM  
Entertaining. Unfortunately I don't know what song this is a parody of, so some of the entertainment value was wasted on an old fart like me.
 
2014-07-17 11:30:40 AM  
LIke it would really be hard to listen to an hour or two in a month of top 40 radio.

Good lord.
 
2014-07-17 11:43:20 AM  
 
2014-07-17 11:45:12 AM  

Jim from Saint Paul: LIke it would really be hard to listen to an hour or two in a month of top 40 radio.

Good lord.


i'd rather be shot in the face.  seriously, the farking face.
 
2014-07-17 11:55:32 AM  

asciibaron: Jim from Saint Paul: LIke it would really be hard to listen to an hour or two in a month of top 40 radio.

Good lord.

i'd rather be shot in the face.  seriously, the farking face.


Hyeprbole is the internet's friend. Seriously, it's friend.
 
2014-07-17 12:21:28 PM  

Boudyro: Nix Nightbird: So far, I've liked all the new Weird Al songs, but have discovered I hated the originals they were based on. People actually listened to that Robin Thicke piece of crap? Seriously? Man, sometimes I'm glad I'm out of touch with modern pop music. Weird Al took some bad 2010s songs and made them infinitely better.

The wife and I were talking about this earlier. It boils down to Blurred Lines actually has a nice infectious beat, making it quite fun until the douchebag starts talking. Al, not being a douchebag, automatically makes it better.


Old people complain about the younger generations music. This has never happened before.
 
2014-07-17 02:03:18 PM  

Jim from Saint Paul: asciibaron: Jim from Saint Paul: LIke it would really be hard to listen to an hour or two in a month of top 40 radio.

Good lord.

i'd rather be shot in the face.  seriously, the farking face.

Hyeprbole is the internet's friend. Seriously, it's friend.


i guess my quote is too obscure.  wow.

/never thought that would be obscure
 
2014-07-17 02:08:06 PM  

asciibaron: Jim from Saint Paul: asciibaron: Jim from Saint Paul: LIke it would really be hard to listen to an hour or two in a month of top 40 radio.

Good lord.

i'd rather be shot in the face.  seriously, the farking face.

Hyeprbole is the internet's friend. Seriously, it's friend.

i guess my quote is too obscure.  wow.

/never thought that would be obscure


*GGOGLEFU ACTIVATED*

 I don't watch Veep (not hating it, just don;t watch it), hence I didn;t know it was a reference.
 
2014-07-17 03:01:23 PM  

Jim from Saint Paul: HANDY


So I watched it and thought, "Hrmm, Video is well done, I bet he's skewered the original.  But damn is that annoying sounding. How bad is the original?" So I watched Fancy.

Dear God, This "song" makes Robin Thicke's song writing look look like Mozart, his lyrics look like Shakespeare and his douchy nature seem like St. Francis in Blurred Lines.  Dear god that was vapid.  Every so often Al does a song there I admire his skill, respect his creative abilities but still don't really like.  This is the one on this album.

/fortunately Al will outlast both of them.
 
2014-07-17 03:31:48 PM  

scalpod: Not only are his parodies better than the originals but in most cases I can no longer hear the originals without hearing his lyrics instead, thus improving them forever.

He never gets enough credit for his originals and style parodies though.

You Make Me
Dare To Be Stupid
Virus Alert
My Baby's in Love With Eddie Vedder
Bob
Don't Download This Song
Mr. Popeil
Why Does This Always Happen to Me
Hardware Store
Midnight Star
Mr. Frump in the Iron Lung

All classics.


I love all of those, and would add Germs, in which Al out-Trent Reznors Trent Reznor.
 
2014-07-17 03:32:45 PM  

fst_creeper: Jim from Saint Paul: HANDY

So I watched it and thought, "Hrmm, Video is well done, I bet he's skewered the original.  But damn is that annoying sounding. How bad is the original?" So I watched Fancy.

Dear God, This "song" makes Robin Thicke's song writing look look like Mozart, his lyrics look like Shakespeare and his douchy nature seem like St. Francis in Blurred Lines.  Dear god that was vapid.  Every so often Al does a song there I admire his skill, respect his creative abilities but still don't really like.  This is the one on this album.

/fortunately Al will outlast both of them.


Fancy is this generation's Lullaby.  LOOK I AM TALKING TO A BEAT, chorus, LOOK I AM DOING IT AGAIN. That song was ALSO a #1 hit.
 
2014-07-17 03:36:13 PM  

Leishu: scalpod: Not only are his parodies better than the originals but in most cases I can no longer hear the originals without hearing his lyrics instead, thus improving them forever.

He never gets enough credit for his originals and style parodies though.

You Make Me
Dare To Be Stupid
Virus Alert
My Baby's in Love With Eddie Vedder
Bob
Don't Download This Song
Mr. Popeil
Why Does This Always Happen to Me
Hardware Store
Midnight Star
Mr. Frump in the Iron Lung

All classics.

I love all of those, and would add Germs, in which Al out-Trent Reznors Trent Reznor.


Christmas at Ground Zero  For god sakes the song is 28 years old and is still as awesome as it was when it came out.

It's christmas at ground zero
The button has been pressed
the radio - ust let us know
that this is not a test
 
2014-07-17 03:38:41 PM  

Jim from Saint Paul: Fancy is this generation's Lullaby.  LOOK I AM TALKING TO A BEAT, chorus, LOOK I AM DOING IT AGAIN. That song was ALSO a #1 hit.


I don't find that nearly as annoying, probably because he does play his guitar and even sings on the chorus but I have to admit you are right.

Best thing I ever had anyone say to me about that one. "Have you hear that Shawn Mullins song Lullaby? Huh? Maybe you can sing to much to your children when they are little?"
 
2014-07-17 10:38:31 PM  

Cheesehead_Dave: What's wrong with the Oxford comma?


There is NOTHING WRONG with the Oxford comma. Some might tell you that it is optional, but they are SADLY MISTAKEN!
 
2014-07-17 10:41:26 PM  

fst_creeper: /fortunately Al will outlast both of them.


He has outlasted many before. May he outlast many more.
 
2014-07-17 10:43:16 PM  
I really enjoyed the first two videos, not so much the last two. Maybe it's due to the source material, I don't know. I really hope he didn't lead with his best stuff - that would be an anticlimax.

Jim from Saint Paul: Leishu: scalpod: Not only are his parodies better than the originals but in most cases I can no longer hear the originals without hearing his lyrics instead, thus improving them forever.

He never gets enough credit for his originals and style parodies though.

You Make Me
Dare To Be Stupid
Virus Alert
My Baby's in Love With Eddie Vedder
Bob
Don't Download This Song
Mr. Popeil
Why Does This Always Happen to Me
Hardware Store
Midnight Star
Mr. Frump in the Iron Lung

All classics.

I love all of those, and would add Germs, in which Al out-Trent Reznors Trent Reznor.

Christmas at Ground Zero  For god sakes the song is 28 years old and is still as awesome as it was when it came out.

It's christmas at ground zero
The button has been pressed
the radio - ust let us know
that this is not a test


I've always been a fan of his dark stuff. There's a rule of listening to Weird Al: if the song starts off cheery and wistful, you're about to hear some twisted shiat.

The Good Old Days
Happy Birthday
The Night Santa Went Crazy
You Don't Love Me Anymore
Melanie
Skipper Dan is more bleak, but it works...
 
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