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Beer'd Al Podcast

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May 7, 2021

Episode 26: Tacky ft. Glitter Moon, Fat Elvis, & a tiny beautiful som…

It's our Mother's Day special! Our mom joins us for a discussion of her "Weird Al" song of choice - "Tacky." Listen as we have a fun conversation about the song, how mom has "done almost everything" in the song, …

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April 30, 2021

Very Special Episode: Yo! Weird Al Raps!

Yo! Weird Al raps! Lauren is joined once again by Tim... and this week is all about Weird Al's rap game. I'm not giving too much away here... but Al's got some SERIOUS flow. Tim has Southern Range's Call the …

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April 23, 2021

Episode 25: Stuck in a Closet with Vanna White ft. Double Mind Haze a…

Have you ever been "Stuck in a Closet with Vanna White"? Because that's what we're talking about today! John has an AMAZING theory, and we discuss who we wouldn't mind being stuck in a closet with. Listen in for that …

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April 16, 2021

Very Special Episode: Weird Al Macro Break with Michael J Maione

Lauren is joined by Michael J Maione from the MICRO BREAK Podcast this week. You can usually hear Michael in "15 minutes or less," but we go on for quite a while here... So I'm calling this your Macro Break! …

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April 9, 2021

Episode 24: Jurassic Park ft. King Sue, Pseudo Sue, & VelociRabbit

It's Carey-palooza! OOPS! ALL CAREYS! We are joined by our cousin Brian today to talk "Jurassic Park." This episode is full of laughs. I don't want to give too much away - just listen to it! There's dinosaurs! There's poop! …

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April 2, 2021

Episode 23: I Remember Larry ft. When the Lights Go Out & Tripel Dog …

"I Remember Larry," but do YOU remember Larry? We're tackling this brilliant original from Al's 1996 Bad Hair Day album this week. We also delve into some music discussion, sponges, pranks (April Fools!), knockoff Bugs Bunny Beatles, BACKWARDS LYRICS!, s...

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March 26, 2021

March Weirdness: BAP WAP Bracket (Weird Al Polkas!)

This WAP is a bop! It slaps! We're back at it again with some more March Weirdness! This time we're talking on "Weird Al" Polkas. Which one will reign supreme? What is the best WAP ("Weird Al" Polka) ever? This …

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March 19, 2021

March Weirdness: Completely Subjective Album Brackets

It's MARCH WEIRDNESS! This week Lauren & John are joined by the effervescent Chris Hollister (of Trivial Warfare fame and glory) and Bob Oakes (another branch of the mighty Oakes tree) to do a completely subjective "Weird Al" album bracket! …

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March 18, 2021

Bonus! A Chat with Dave from Beer in Front

Have you listened to the latest episode of the Beer in Front podcast yet? If not, you may want to start there! And then tune in to Beer in Front again tomorrow for the riveting conclusion of our chat. Dave …

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March 12, 2021

Very Special Episode: The Weird Al Show with Ryan from The Coolness C…

This week, Lauren is joined by Ryan from the Coolness Chronicles to talk about The Weird Al Show. This was an all-too-brief children's show from 1997... We discuss what this show was, what it could've been, and what it SHOULD …

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March 5, 2021

Episode 22: King of Suede ft. The Nectar & Double IPA

We've got "King of Suede" today... Well, kind of. We start with a tangent, and it goes from there. Where does it go from there? Consumerism, strip mall churches, Moana (Wa-Wa Moonie), Walk Hard (again), Wimpies vs. Sloppy Joes, Spaghetti …

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Feb. 26, 2021

Very Special Episode: WEIRD (The Al Yankovic Story) ft. Robert from C…

Oh boy is this a good one. Lauren is joined by Robert Yaniz Jr. from the Crooked Table Podcast to discuss the Funny or Die short "WEIRD: The Al Yankovic Story." We have a great conversation about all things Weird …

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Feb. 19, 2021

Episode 21: Gotta Boogie ft. Double Disco & Same Old Jam

Gotta boogie on my finger and I can't shake it off! This week we're talking "Gotta Boogie" from Weird Al's first album. Because the song is about boogers, we talk about boogers... and other weird body stuff. John sings an …

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Feb. 12, 2021

Very Special Episode: Poodle Hat with Russ from Infectious Groove

The Beer'd Al Podcast has been INFECTED! Infected by the GROOVE, that is. Lauren is joined by Russ from the Infectious Groove Podcast to talk all about Al's 2003 offering Poodle Hat. We cover the whole album, folks. Cheers! Infectious …

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Feb. 5, 2021

Episode 20: Pancreas ft. Hop Sounds, Grapefruit Hefeweizen, & The Bri…

Welcome to "Pancreas," people! We're hitting this Straight Outta Lynwood classic today. We cover topics like the Beach Boys, eggs, Food Network personalities, Batman masks, childhood toys, and so much more. There's probably too much singing in this episo...

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Jan. 29, 2021

Very Special Episode: Lily Hirsch... Seriously

This week, Lauren had the pleasure of talking with Lily Hirsch, author of the book Weird Al, Seriously. This is an amazing and fun conversation! Lauren and Lily discover that they may in fact be the same person (Have you …

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Jan. 22, 2021

Episode 19: Polka Power! ft. Power Jams! & Tony Had Hair in the 90s

WE HAVE THE POWER! The "Polka Power!", that is! That's right. We've got Weird Al's final polka of the 90s on deck today. We run through the polka track list, give some reactions, and talk about other stuff, too. Charlie …

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Jan. 15, 2021

Mini Episode: What Happens in Between

For today's mini episode, you get to listen to Lauren and John BS a little bit about movies and stuff. This is the conversation that happened in the middle of us recording the intro and ending to our 1/1/21 episode. …

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Jan. 8, 2021

Episode 18: Frank's 2000" TV ft. Slightly Mighty & Free Strata

We're talking about "Frank's 2000" TV" today. Everybody come and see! You won't believe it! We dig into things like... How big is this TV really? Would Robert De Niro's mole REALLY be 10 feet wide? Musical evolution, fever dreams, …

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Jan. 1, 2021

VV Special Episode: What Weird Al Means to Us

We have one heck of an episode to kick of 2021! With the help of some podcast friends and Weird Al fans, we've put together an amazing compilation of people just gushing about what Weird Al means to them. You …

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Dec. 25, 2020

Episode 17: I Think I'm A Clone Now ft. Double Helix and Two is Enough

Merry Christmas from the Beer'd Al Podcast! We're talking about "I Think I'm A Clone Now" today. HOW CHRISTMASSY. We cover the ethics of clone slavery, the clonee/clone relationship, Christmas movies, Christmas songs, and so much more! John has Double …

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Dec. 18, 2020

Mini Episode: Weird Al Life Lessons for Cecelia's Birthday

Tomorrow is John's daughter (ergo Lauren's niece) Cecelia's 2nd birthday. In honor of that, here are the Top 5 Life Lessons Lauren thinks we can all learn from Weird Al.

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Dec. 11, 2020

Episode 16: Buy Me A Condo ft. I'm An Alligator & Virtual Tiki Party

This week, we're talking about "Buy Me A Condo"... We dive into 80s consumerism, the LaCoste/IZOD alligator, Amway, and so much more! There's also a giant detour where John just goes OFF about David Bowie for some reason. (Bowie is, …

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Dec. 4, 2020

VV Special Episode: Nathan Rabin!

We are so excited today! We are joined by Nathan Rabin - the author of TWO of the greatest books about "Weird Al" ever written. He was kind enough to spend some time with us talking about his work, "Weird …

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