The podcast where we talk about TWO of the greatest things in the world: Beer and "Weird Al"
Beer'd Al Podcast

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Sept. 9, 2022

Very Special Episode: Non-"Weird Al" Parodies ft. David from Piecing …

We’ve got a special topic this week! David from the Piecing it Together Podcast is here to talk about some non-“Weird Al” parodies. Who was inspired by “Weird Al” to put their own parodies out into the world? Who inspired …

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Sept. 2, 2022

Episode 54: Dog Eat Dog ft. I Drive a Dodge Strata, Efficiency and Pr…

We’re celebrating the kickoff of Labor Day weekend with a song about WORK. LOVING WORK. Look out, mama, it’s “Dog Eat Dog”! This is one of the standout tracks from 1986’s Polka Party. We had a ton of fun with …

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Aug. 26, 2022

Very Special Episode: Running with Scissors Ranked AGAIN ft. Brad fro…

I liked it so much, I decided to do it again! I’ve got Brad from the Album Concept Hour podcast here to rank the tracks on 1999’s Running with Scissors. Yeah, we ranked this album before… but I DON’T CARE. …

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Aug. 19, 2022

Episode 53: I Want a New Duck ft. What in the Hello, Duckpin, & Phill…

We’re getting DUCKY today! We’ve got “I Want a New Duck” on deck today. This conversation is a ton of fun. We cover everything from duck pin bowling, non-alcoholic spirits, Mickey Mouse laughs, the logistics of a duck car wash, …

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Aug. 12, 2022

Very Special Episode: Headline News ft. Russ from Infectious Groove

Russ is back this week to talk about the lone new track on Permanent Record: Al in the Box. That’s right! It’s “Headline News.” We break down this Crash Test Dummies parody in disgustingly deep detail. What do you think …

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Aug. 5, 2022

Episode 52: Ode to a Superhero ft. Over and Over and Over & Costumes …

Sling us a web, you’re the Spiderman! We’ve got “Ode to a Superhero” this week! It’s a parody of “Piano Man” by the piano man himself, Billy Joel. We have a really great discussion that covers everything from “Weird Al” …

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July 29, 2022

Very Special Episode: Alapalooza Ranked ft. Alex Jacob

We’re back with another epic album ranking episode! This week, Lauren is joined by Jeopardy! champion and all-around fun guy Alex Jacob to rank the tracks on 1993’s Alapalooza album. There’s a good amount of disparity in our rankings, and …

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July 22, 2022

Episode 51: Handy ft. Orange Drank & Grade "A" Fancy

This week, we’re talking about “Handy” from 2014’s Mandatory Fun album. Listen in as Lauren and John walk a winding road of topics… Like are we handy? Did Lauren fix a toilet? Did she reinvigorate the whoosh? Did John work …

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July 15, 2022

Very Special Episode: Off the Deep End Ranked ft. Jason Bryant

Our series of “Weird Al” album rankings continues! This week, Lauren is joined by Jason Bryant, Hall of Fame sportswriter, broadcaster, and announcer, to discuss Al’s 1992 offering Off the Deep End. How do our rankings line up? Listen and …

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July 8, 2022

Episode 50: The Biggest Ball of Twine in Minnesota ft. Midwest Confus…

It’s the season of summer vacations, road trips, and Americana! We’re talking about “The Biggest Ball of Twine in Minnesota” today. This episode has everything! Math! Deep discussions! Butts! We’re celebrating summer with one of our favorite “Weird...

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July 1, 2022

Very Special Episode: Straight Outta Lynwood Ranked ft. Justin Cooper

We’re doing some album rankings again! Justin is back on the show, and we’re running through 2006’s Straight Outta Lynwood this week. How do Justin’s favorites line up with Lauren’s? What song did Justin forget? Is it really that forgettable? …

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June 24, 2022

Episode 49: The Alternative Polka ft. Divinity, Westley Crusher, & Al…

This week we’re covering one of our favorite polkas! We’re talking about “The Alternative Polka,” and boy… this conversation went a lot of places. We had technical difficulties (but we powered through!). Listen as we go through the songs included …

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June 17, 2022

Very Special Episode: Weird Crimes ft. J.T. & Russ

It’s Weird Crimes! J.T. from the Brew Crime podcast is here to test our Weird Crime knowledge. He’s taken crimes that happen in “Weird Al” songs and distilled them down into headlines. Then Lauren & Russ have to try to …

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June 10, 2022

Very Special Episode: Dare to be Stupid Ranked ft. Michael's Record C…

We’re back with another “Weird Al” Ranked episode! This time I’m joined by Michael from the Michael’s Record Collection podcast to break down Dare to Be Stupid. How do our rankings line up? What works on this album? What doesn’t? …

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June 3, 2022

Extra Special Episode: Vanity Tour VIP Recap

We’ve got quite the special episode for you today! We’re recapping our VIP experience at the May 14th show of the Unfortunate Return of the Ridiculously Self-Indulgent Ill-Advised Vanity Tour. It was a family affair for the Careys, and we …

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May 27, 2022

Episode 48: I Love Rocky Road ft. Bourbon Barrel Aged Weekend & It's …

Since National Rocky Road Day is on June 2nd, we figured we'd hit you with this "Weird Al" classic. We're talking about "I Love Rocky Road" from Al's self-titled debut album. It's a gem of a song, and a gem …

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May 20, 2022

Very Special Episode: Al & The Naked Gun ft. Ryan from the Coolness C…

I’ve got my buddy Ryan Luis Rodriguez back to talk about the amazing “Weird Al” cameos in the Naked Gun trilogy. We cover the importance of Al’s appearances, the nuance of comedy, “The Weird Al metaverse,” and so much more. …

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May 13, 2022

Episode 47: CNR ft. Pastiche II, The Perfect Disguise, & MORE!

This week we’re tackling a topic you’d never want to disrespect. That’s right! It’s “CNR”! Join us as we go on a wild ride talking about The White Stripes, #RingoRant (tm), getting dissed by David Bowie, the inevitable CNR discussion, …

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May 6, 2022

Very Special Episode: Even Worse Ranked ft. Russ from Infectious Groo…

We’re back with another Weird ALbum ranking episode! This time things are going to get Even Worse as I’m joined by Russ from the Infectious Groove Podcast to discuss… well… EVEN WORSE. How will our rankings match up? Will we …

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April 29, 2022

Episode 46: The Brady Bunch ft. What's Past is Present, That 70's Bee…

In this week’s episode, we’re talking about “The Brady Bunch” from the In 3-D album. We remind you of our contest (it ends tomorrow 4/30!), and a bunch of other stuff. When did shows “jump the shark”? “I’m Henry Winkler …

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April 22, 2022

Very Special Episode: "Weird Al" Blues Man ft. Rob from the Great Son…

"Weird Al" has the blues, baby! I'm joined by Rob from the Great Song Podcast to talk all about what Al does with the blues genre. This is an awesome music conversation that you won't want to miss. Is "Generic …

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April 15, 2022

Our 100th Episode: 100 "Weird Al" Facts

We did it! We made it to 100 episodes! In honor of this feat, we're coming at you hot with 100 facts about our hero "Weird Al" Yankovic. Join us as we revel in the majesty that is "Weird Al" …

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April 8, 2022

Very Special Episode: Bad Hair Day Ranked ft. Richie from Super Media…

We’re back to rank another “Weird Al” album this week! It’s another OddPods Media mashup because I’m joined by my Super Media Bro Richie to break down 1996’s Bad Hair Day. Listen in as we discuss this MASTERPIECE and run …

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April 1, 2022

Episode 45: I Was Only Kidding ft. Black Widow & Smoke and Mirrors

We're only kidding! This whole episode is joke! We're covering "I Was Only Kidding" from Off the Deep End. Happy April Fools Day! This conversation runs all over the map. John plays some jokes. Lauren is on location at Brewz …

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