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Beer'd Al Podcast

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Feb. 3, 2023

Episode 64: Whatever You Like ft. Mad Elf & Cold Brew Coffee Pumpking…

To kick off Valentine’s month, we’re doing “Whatever You Like” (or whatever we like, in that case). This is nowhere near our favorite song, but we sure had a good time! Listen in as we develop the germ of a …

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Jan. 27, 2023

Very Special Episode: The Weird Al Show ft. Zakk!

Zakk is back to talk all about The Weird Al Show! A few weeks ago, I asked Zakk if he'd ever seen The Weird Al Show. He said no. So you know what we did? We sat down and binge …

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Jan. 20, 2023

Episode 63: Here's Johnny ft. Attention Span, Ghost Bro, Please Talk …

HERE’S JOHNNY! Our Johnny’s birthday is coming up, so we’re celebrating with this gem from Polka Party. This episode is great! I’m biased! But it’s great! We talk about old farts, El DeBarge and DeBarge, so much DeBarge, if you …

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Jan. 13, 2023

Very Special Episode: Straight Outta Lynwood Ranked II ft. Isaiah!

When one of your youngest and coolest fans asks if he can come on to rank an album, you say, "Heck yes!" So when Isaiah emailed me asking if he could rank the tracks on Straight Outta Lynwood, who was …

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Jan. 6, 2023

Episode 62: Angry White Boy Polka ft. Holiday White Ale & New Haze

Welcome to our first episode of 2023! We’re talking about “Angry White Boy Polka” from Poodle Hat. Poodle Hat came out in 2003, so we might as well go back in time 20 years and kick things off with a …

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Jan. 1, 2023

Bonus Episode: Weird Al Radio!

Happy New Year! If you haven't been hiding under a rock, then you probably know that KZ1043 in Wisconsin has been treating us to WEIRD AL RADIO for the past few days. I was lucky enough to sit down with …

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Dec. 30, 2022

Very Special Episode: Alpocalypse Ranked ft. MJ from LJFAM & Reel Per…

It's the last album we have to rank! And it's the last episode of 2022! We did it! I've got MJ from the Let's Jaws for a Minute and Reel Perspective podcasts to break down this "Weird Al" gem from …

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Dec. 23, 2022

Holiday Special: Santa Re-revisited ft. Mad Elf 2021 & Mad Elf 2022

It's that time of year again! Lauren and John decided to sit down and get in the holiday spirit. Literally! We're both drinking Mad Elf from Troegs Brewing--just like we used to do on Christmas at home with the family. …

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Dec. 16, 2022

Very Special Episode: Poodle Hat Ranked ft. KC & Aaron from The Itch …

Hey hey! It's time to rank the tracks on Poodle Hat! KC and Aaron from the Itch Rocks are here with their cumulative ranking of the tracks on the album. So not only is there discrepancies between their list and …

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Dec. 9, 2022

Episode 61: Couch Potato ft. Bam Biere, Two Hearted, & Super Duper Do…

It’s “Couch Potato” time! We’re talking about this Eminem parody from Poodle Hat today. Why? Because we felt like it. We talk about Dunkin’ Donuts again. Why? Because we felt like it. We also talk about the logic behind “Weird …

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Dec. 2, 2022

Very Special Episode: In 3D Ranked ft. Anthony from I'm A Sophisticat…

Anthony from the I’m A Sophisticate and So Can You! podcast is here to rank the tracks on 1984’s In 3-D album. It’s a wild ride! How do our rankings line up? Listen in and find out! Check out I’m …

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Nov. 27, 2022

Ultra Special Bonus Episode: The Soccer Football Movie ft. Nathan Rab…

Holy cow! It's an Ultra Special Bonus Episode! The preeminent "Weird Al" scholar of our times, Nathan Rabin, is back to talk about THE "Weird Al" movie. No, not that one. It's The Soccer Football Movie! This fever dream of …

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Nov. 25, 2022

Episode 60: Fat ft. Maximus Colossal IPA, Heckin' Chonker, & Frosty P…

It's a big fat Thanksgiving special! We're talking about Al's parody of Michael Jackson's "Bad." It's "Fat" and you know it! Lauren and John are joined by the glowingly delightful Russ from the Infectious Groove Podcast to dig into this …

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Nov. 18, 2022

Very Special Episode: Polka Party Ranked ft. Insane Ian

It’s another epic album ranking episode! This week I have the illustrious comedy musician Insane Ian here to rank the tracks on 1986’s Polka Party album. This is a “Weird Al” love fest, my friends. How do our rankings stack …

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Nov. 11, 2022

Crazy Special Episode: WEIRD Movie Review ft. SPOILERS!

Have you watched WEIRD: The Al Yankovic Story yet? No? THEN DON'T LISTEN YET. We've got a spoiler-rich reaction to this AMAZING FILM. What did we think? What did YOU think? Listen in and laugh with us about this movie. …

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Nov. 4, 2022

Very Special Episode: WEIRD The Al Yankovic Story Pre-Party ft. Rober…

TODAY IS THE DAY! Robert from Crooked Table is BACK to discuss the thing that we manifested into the universe. WEIRD: The Al Yankovic Story premiers on Roku TODAY! We haven’t seen the movie yet, so this is a totally …

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Oct. 28, 2022

Episode 59: Happy Birthday ft. Three Philosophers & Elaborate Metaphor

It's Lauren's birthday! HOORAY! So we're talking about the song "Happy Birthday" from Al's self-titled debut album. Grab yourself a beverage of your choice, kick back, and celebrate with us today! Lauren has Three Philosophers from Ommegang...

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Oct. 23, 2022

Ultra Special Episode: The Vanity Tour Recap ft. Russ

IT IS WEIRD AL'S BIRTHDAY! We touch on that, but the point of this episode is to recap our experience at the Unfortunate Return of the Ridiculously Self-Indulgent Ill-Advised Vanity Tour on October 17, 2022 in Orange Park, FL. Lauren …

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Oct. 21, 2022

Very Special Episode: UHF Ranked ft. Drew from Attitude Era Wrestling…

We're back ranking another album! This week we're tackling 1989's UHF soundtrack. Lauren is joined by Drew from the Attitude Era Wrestling Review Podcast to break it all down. There are some BIG discrepancies in this one. Who's right? Who's …

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Oct. 14, 2022

Episode 58: Midnight Star ft. Hot Air & Guitarist Turns Down Volume

The Johnslaught continues! We’re trucking through JOHNTOBER with a discussion about “Midnight Star.” This episode has some good beers, some good laughs, and some bad singing. We’re not going to let the description give it all away… you’re going to...

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Oct. 7, 2022

Episode 57: Velvet Elvis ft. Elvis Juice, Fat Elvis, & Nitro Munchabl…

“Velvet Elvis”… he’s so fuzzy. He’s so GREAT. We have a great time discussing this underrated (in more ways than one!) track from Even Worse. We touch on pro wrestling, John makes the world’s worst black & tan, Colin Hay …

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Sept. 30, 2022

Very Special Episode: "Weird Al" Yankovic Ranked ft. Mike from PTE/BB

Last week we talked about Al’s last album. THIS week we’re talking about Al’s FIRST album! I’m joined again by Mike from the Pub Trivia Experience and Boozy Bracketology podcasts to rank the tracks on our hero’s self-titled debut album. …

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Sept. 23, 2022

Very Special Episode: Mandatory Fun Ranked ft. Zakk!

We’re back ranking another album! This week I’m joined by the effervescent and Coca-Cola-fueled Zakk to rank the tracks on 2014’s Mandatory Fun. He’s 16. How different are his opinions on Al’s music from Lauren’s, an elder millennial? You’ll have …

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Sept. 16, 2022

Episode 55/56: The Weird Al Show Theme & Harvey the Wonder Hamster ft…

We're celebrating the 25th anniversary of the all too short-lived Weird Al Show with a TWOFER! We're talking about "The Weird Al Show Theme" AND "Harvey the Wonder Hamster" this week. Listen in as we discuss these two songs, the …

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