Weird Al Yankovic has enjoyed an iconic, decades-long career that outlived many of the music trends that he so memorably made fun of. The manâ€™s racked up four Grammy Awards, his studio albums have gone Gold and Platinum countless times over, and he even enjoyed a No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 with his comeback record Mandatory Fun. Today, we pay tribute to the man whoâ€™s built a career on poking fun at an industry that far-too-often takes itself far-too-seriously. What are you waiting for? Letâ€™s dive in to the funniest Weird Al songs ever!
Class is done for the day and, even though your assignments arenâ€™t entirely done, they can at least wait until tomorrow. Why? Because itâ€™s gaming time. College dorm rooms are one of the few living spaces in the world that value in-person, local, couch co-op over the online alternative. In most cases, the schoolâ€™s Wi-Fi isnâ€™t strong enough to support online gaming and dorm denizens enjoy an ecosystem of gaming-aged neighbors and worthy challengers.
This yearâ€™s award ceremony, which will be hosted by SNLâ€™s Colin Jost and Michael Che, will be held on September 17th at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The nominees this year shouldnâ€™t surprise you. The list is populated with some of the most popular shows on TV and from web platforms like Netflix, some of which garnered up to 22 nominations out of 45 total categories.
Every year, people turn to the Emmy Award nomination committee to predict which TV shows will flop and which will flourish in the future. This year, the Emmyâ€™s lauded shows like Game of Thrones, Westworld, and Atlanta, while offering a number of conspicuous snubs to popular shows like Twin Peaks and Will & Grace. Today, letâ€™s explore this yearâ€™s snubs, and see whether we agree with the committeeâ€™s choice.
For every show that sticks around for an interminable number of seasons, there always seems to be at least two wonderful shows that are cancelled well before their time. Sometimes itâ€™s because ratings have dropped, and the network canâ€™t justify the showâ€™s existence to their advertisers anymore, while other times key cast members or producers decide to move on and leave the show to flounder. All of these are valid reasons for a show being cancelled.
Even though Americans threw off the yoke of their British overlords centuries ago, weâ€™ve still remained obsessed with their art and culture. Many people donâ€™t realize that the British have infiltrated more than we know since a ton of our favorite TV shows that are made with American actors are actually remakes of an already-popular British show. Here are a few shows that you may not have realized came from Britain.
YouTube video creators who were once immersed in developing interesting and unique content are now looking at other platforms to showcase their videos in order to earn an honest buck. Itâ€™s undeniable that many popular creators on the site have felt the financial effects trickle down as some YouTube videos now simply donâ€™t get the ads or forefront visualization on the site, as they use to. Whether youâ€™re a creator or user, below are nine of the best alternatives to YouTube.
Sports help us forget about our problems. Most of us sports fans lean towards the more established leagues: basketball, baseball, hockey, footballâ€¦ but thereâ€™s more to the world of competition than the so-called â€śBig four.â€ť Many of them are a lot more creative, too.
They make us laugh, they make us cry and they also make us envious. I mean, if that dog possesses the acting range of Sir Anthony Hopkins then surely my dog can learn how to, you know, not go to the bathroom on my favorite area rug. But I digress.