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March 25, 2022

Very Special Episode: Junking Gender with Lily Hirsch

We're wrapping up Women's History Month in style here at the Beer'd Al Podcast. I've got Lily Hirsch back to talk some more about her book (a tome, really) Weird Al: Seriously. We dig into the chapter "Junking Gender" and …

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March 18, 2022

Episode 44: Inactive ft. Fat Clouds, Nitro Munchables, & more!

We’re getting “Inactive” this week! This is from the 2014 album Mandatory Fun, so that means you MUST listen! Join us as we try to imagine some dragons… Is a dragon a reptilian pegasus? We talk about snack foods, how …

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March 11, 2022

Very Special Episode: Running with Scissors Ranked ft. JT from Brew C…

We're starting to go through all of Al's albums again! And we're doing something new with it. Each new album we discuss will be methodically and meticulously ranked! We're each going to rank the songs on an album and then …

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March 4, 2022

Episode 43: This Is the Life ft. Benevolent Intentions, The Hound of …

This week we’re talking about “This is the Life” from 1985’s Dare to be Stupid album. We have so much fun in this episode. We even have a visit from little Cecelia to help us kick this off. We cover …

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Feb. 25, 2022

Very Special Episode: The Food Album ft. Bacon is My Podcast

I've got Jimmy and Mike from Bacon is My Podcast on the show today. Are you hungry? Because we're talking about The Food Album today! It's one of Al's compilation albums, and it's all about (checks notes) FOOD! This is …

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Feb. 18, 2022

Episode 42: Wanna B Ur Lovr ft. Pleasure Chest, Delirium Red, Pillow …

Oh boy! Put on your sexy pants. It's time for "Wanna B Ur Lovr." This is a weird song. And, considering the source, that's really saying something. We had a ton of fun talking about it, and we're sure you're …

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Feb. 11, 2022

Mega Special Episode: Going Balls Deep on The Al Yankovic Story with …

Something very special is happening here! It’s a mega super amazing episode chock full of OddPods Media buddies! With the announcement of a new “Weird Al” movie on the horizon, I knew I had to do something big. And boy …

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Feb. 4, 2022

Episode 41: Don’t Wear Those Shoes ft. Bubble Farm, Space Cake, & Sho…

This episode is a ton of fun! We're talking about "Don't Wear Those Shoes" from 1986's Polka Party album. Join us as we take a wild ride through fart jars, horrible shoes, Lauren's height in raccoons, Jack White raccoon cover …

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Jan. 28, 2022

Very Special Episode: Mandatory Fun ft. Thomas from Movies After Work

This week, Lauren is joined by Thomas from Movies After Work to talk track-by-track through album Mandatory Fun! You must listen to this episode. It's mandatory. There are a ton of laughs... and we may have coined a new term …

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Jan. 21, 2022

Episode 40: Polkas on 45 ft. Jam Up, Beer to Drink Music To, & Minkey…

It's time to put your polka pants on, people. We're tackling "Polkas on 45" from the In 3-D album this week. It's Al's first polka, and boy howdy did it set the stage for some amazing things to come. We …

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Jan. 14, 2022

Extra Special Episode: ”Weird Al” Fans (Youth of the Nation Edition)

This episode is near and dear to my heart! I'm joined by some younger "Weird Al" fans to discuss our hero. (They're all born post-Bad Hair Day... some even post-Alpocalypse!) Thanks to all my guests!IsaiahMeghanZakkGavinDyse & TylerSummer May your faith …

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Jan. 7, 2022

Episode 39: Hardware Store ft. Wrench NEIPA, Juicy Bits, and MORE!

Welcome to 2022! We're kicking off the new year with a discussion of "Hardware Store" from 2003's Poodle Hat. This is an EPIC song, with some EPIC conversation! We talk hardware stores, breakfast foods, Lauren's fantasy dinner party, and so …

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Dec. 31, 2021

Very Special Episode: Straight Outta Lynwood ft. Sam from 500 Section…

New Year's Eve can only mean one thing! It's an OddPods Media mashup! I'm joined by Sam from the 500 Section Lounge to talk all about Al's 2006 offering Straight Outta Lynwood. Sit back, relax, and let our majestic conversation …

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Dec. 24, 2021

Holiday Special: Revisiting The Night Santa Went Crazy ft. Mad Elf

Merry Christmas to all, now you're all gonna die! We are starting a new tradition here at the Beer'd Al Podcast, wherein we revisit "The Night Santa Went Crazy" at Christmastime! Full disclosure, this episode is less about the song …

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Dec. 17, 2021

Very Special Episode: American Psycho ft. Robert Yaniz Jr.

My pal Robert Yaniz Jr. is back again to talk some more "Weird Al" movie crossover goodness! He's the guy behind Crooked Table Productions, so he knows his movie stuff. We're digging into the Funny or Die short "American Psycho …

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Dec. 10, 2021

Episode 38: Christmas at Ground Zero ft. Christmas Bomb!, Merry Chris…

It's the holiday season! And we're kicking it off right this year with "Christmas at Ground Zero" from 1986's Polka Party album. We have some serious holiday libations... And we have a ho-ho-whole lot of fun! It's a nuclear winter …

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Dec. 3, 2021

Very Special Episode: Ridiculously Self-Indulgent with Philip Boone!

We're just being ridiculously self-indulgent again! Lauren is joined by pal of the show, the amazing Philip Boone, to dig into some deeper cuts in our hero's oeuvre. You want to listen to two fans just nerd out? This is …

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Nov. 26, 2021

Episode 37: Addicted to Spuds ft. Indian Brown, Homestyle, Pumpkin Ke…

Happy day after Thanksgiving! We hope you enjoyed yourselves. We're diving into a big Thanksgiving hero today. THE POTATO. That's right! We're "Addicted to Spuds." We're talking about potatoes, Thanksgiving foods, Lauren's laundry sorting situation, we t...

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Nov. 19, 2021

Very Special Episode: Squeeze Box ft. Russ from Infectious Groove

This is important! This means something! Lauren is joined (again) by Russ from the Infectious Groove Podcast to discuss something HUGE. We're talking about the "Weird Al" vinyl box set Squeeze Box. How can we talk about such a comprehensive …

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Nov. 12, 2021

Episode 36: Grapefruit Diet ft. On Top of the Front Porch, With Pulp,…

Throw out the pizza and beer! NOOOOO! It's "Grapefruit Diet" time! Gettin' tired of my big fat rear. We're discussing this track from 1999 today... Because... Well, why not? We discuss deviled ham, the difference between a rocket and a …

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Nov. 5, 2021

Very Special Episode: Hey! That‘s Not ”Weird Al”! ft. MJ from Let‘s J…

Wait! That's not a "Weird Al" song! Remember the days of early music downloading... When it seemed like EVERY comedy song was attributed to "Weird Al"? Well, that's what we're talking about today! Lauren is joined by MJ from the …

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Oct. 29, 2021

Episode 35: Attack of the Radioactive Hamsters from a Planet Near Mar…

It's our Halloween episode! It's also Lauren's birthday! That can only mean one thing! "Attack of the Radioactive Hamsters from a Planet Near Mars"!!! How big are the hamsters? Do they have a gravitational pull? What does Captain Underpants have …

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Oct. 23, 2021

Extra Special Episode: Weird Al‘s Birthday & Summer Woods!

What a glorious day! Every year on the 23rd day of October, we celebrate the birth of our hero, "Weird Al" Yankovic! And this year, we're really doing it in style. Lauren is joined by musician, singer/songwriter, and all-around groovy …

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Oct. 22, 2021

Very Special Episode: ”Weird Al” Yankovic ft. Nathan Rabin

This is a doozy of an episode, for sure! Lauren is joined by preeminent "Weird Al" historian and all around groovy guy Nathan Rabin. Listen in as we discuss Nathan's new coloring book The Weird A-Coloring to Al (and you …

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