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Dave and Ethan interview celebrity choreographer Vincent Paterson about working on the “Eat It” music video. Vincent shares what he kept from the video, what Michael Jackson said to him about the video, choreographing the iconic “Thriller” dance, and working with the likes of Lucille Ball, Bea Arthur and three of The Beatles.Original Air Date – February 1, 2023 | 49:11
Dave and Ethan welcome Vincent Paterson to the podcast – celebrity choreographer who has worked with Michael Jackson, Madonna, Billy Joel, Whitney Houston, and countless others – including Weird Al! He choreographed and appears in the “Eat It” music video, reprising his role as the rival gang leader from the original “Beat It” music video.Original Air Date – January 25, 2023 | 40:40
Dave and Ethan conclude their interview with longtime Weird Al drummer and archivist Jon “Bermuda” Schwartz. He reveals secrets including the never-before-shared origins of fan-favorite moments and behind-the-scenes procedures from the Ridiculously Self-Indulgent Ill-Advised Vanity Tour and more about his latest book, Lights, Camera, Accordion!: Eye-Popping Photographs of “Weird Al” Yankovic, 1981–2006.Original Air Date – January 4, 2023 | 1:02:44
Dave and Ethan are joined by longtime Weird Al drummer and archivist Jon “Bermuda” Schwartz for part two of his interview to discuss his book Lights, Camera, Accordion!: Eye-Popping Photographs of “Weird Al” Yankovic, 1981–2006. Bermuda opens up about his feelings regarding his depiction in WEIRD: The Al Yankovic Story, the process for recreating songs for the film, his hand in the casting process, and behind the scenes of the tour dates he was forced to miss.Original Air Date – December 28, 2022 | 1:09:08
Dave and Ethan are joined by longtime Weird Al drummer and archivist Jon “Bermuda” Schwartz to discuss his brand new book, Lights, Camera, Accordion!: Eye-Popping Photographs of “Weird Al” Yankovic, 1981–2006. Bermuda talks about the book, what to expect from the 2023 USA and international tour dates, and observations from the 2022 tour.
UHJeff also stops by to spill the pasties on his upcoming documentary, Showgals, about a Weird Al burlesque troupe!Original Air Date – December 14, 2022 | 1:02:28
Dave and Ethan conclude their interview with Epic Rap Battles of History creator EpicLLOYD! He talks about recording with Weird Al, seeing the Sir Isaac Newton battle clip at a Weird Al show, and the celebrity he refused to make a demo for!Original Air Date – December 7, 2022 | 45:39
Dave and Ethan interview EpicLLOYD, the legendary YouTuber, comedian and rapper behind Epic Rap Battles of History. He shares the history of ERB and how Weird Al was chosen to play Sir Isaac Newton.Original Air Date – November 30, 2022 | 41:37
In part two of Dave and Ethan’s interview with the actor who plays ‘Teenage Al’ in WEIRD: The Al Yankovic Story, David Bloom, he shares his favorite parts to film, alternate lines and takes that were cut, filming secrets, and his feelings about of the film’s breakout star, ‘Hay Boy.’Original Air Date – November 23, 2022 | 54:52
Dave and Ethan interview David Bloom, the actor who plays ‘Teenage Al,’ in WEIRD: The Al Yankovic Story. David talks about his first time working with Weird Al, how he was chosen for his role in WEIRD, and reveals whether or not he is really playing accordion in the film.Original Air Date – November 16, 2022 | 1:01:04
Dave and Ethan catch up on a busy few weeks of exciting Weird Al news and recap their experience attending Roku’s official US Premiere of WEIRD: The Al Yankovic Story at the Alamo Drafthouse in Brooklyn, NY!Original Air Date – November 9, 2022 | 1:42:44
Dave and Ethan attend New York Comic Con for the first time ever and share their Weird Al-centric adventures from that day – including meeting up with the Academy Award nominated animator behind several Weird Al music videos, finding some fun Weird Al artwork in the wild, and attending the WEIRD: The Al Yankovic Story panel!Original Air Date – October 19, 2022 | 59:21
Dave and Ethan finally reveal the whole story behind their trip to attend the world premiere of WEIRD: The Al Yankovic Story at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). In addition to sharing their SPOILER-FREE review of the film, you’ll hear all that went down leading up to, during, and after their trip to Canada!Original Air Date – October 5, 2022 | 1:20:19
Dave and Ethan interview comedy and novelty music legend Napoleon XIV aka Jerry Samuels and his wife Bobbie Samuels! Napoleon is behind the iconic “They’re Coming to Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa!” song, and is gearing up to finally release his long-lost unreleased album in 2023 via Needlejuice Records!Original Air Date – September 28, 2022 | 57:48
Dave and Ethan present the second half of Ethan’s interview with Dr. Demento from August 2015! Dr. Demento shares why “Dr. D Superstar” was never fully played, why “It’s A Gas” was banned from The Dr. Demento Show, the origin of “Smogberry Trees,” and appearing on an episode of The Simpsons!Original Air Date – September 21, 2022 | 59:56
Dave and Ethan present part one of the interview Ethan recorded with Dr. Demento back in August 2015! Dr. Demento shares the story behind his name, meeting a young “Weird Al” Yankovic, when he became a disc jockey full-time, his first-ever interview, and the definitive origin of his iconic top hat!Original Air Date – September 7, 2022 | 45:13
Dave and Ethan are joined by UHJeff Nucera while they dive off the deep end into the full-length trailer of WEIRD: The Al Yankovic Story. No accordion is left unturned as they react, explain, analyze, uncover Easter eggs, and make predictions throughout the entire pretty stinking majestic new trailer!Original Air Date – August 31, 2022 | 1:34:55
Dave and Ethan deliver and share their thoughts on what’s been happening recently in Weird Al-related news, and catch up on some messages that were left on their official 347-SPATULA hotline. Plus their Intern Frank messes things up yet again! What lame excuse will he come up with this time?Original Air Date – August 24, 2022 | 36:06
Dave and Ethan are joined once again for the third and final part of their interview with Eric Appel, the writer and director of WEIRD: The Al Yankovic Story, ahead of its release on November 4th on the Roku Channel. Eric shares more inside scoops on the filming of the Funny or Die trailer, Daniel Radcliffe’s reaction to being cast as Weird Al in the film, and even an anecdote about working with Michael J. Fox!Original Air Date – August 17, 2022 | 55:30
On part 2 of Dave and Ethan’s interview with Eric Appel, the director and co-writer behind the upcoming WEIRD: The Al Yankovic Story on The Roku Channel (Weird Al’s biopic starring Daniel Radcliffe), Eric shares how he came up with the idea for the original 2010 Funny or Die Weird: The Al Yankovic Story video, who they originally approached to play Weird Al, and how they ended up casting Aaron Paul and the rest of the cast!Original Air Date – August 10, 2022 | 57:54
Dave and Ethan welcome Eric Appel, the director and co-writer behind the upcoming WEIRD: The Al Yankovic Story on The Roku Channel – Weird Al’s biopic starring Daniel Radcliffe. In this first section of the interview, Eric discusses his introduction to Weird Al’s music as well as how he got his start in comedy and show business.
Also this episode, Jon “Bermuda” Schwartz joins to discuss his newly-announced book: LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACCORDION! Eye-Popping Photographs of “Weird Al” Yankovic 1981-2006.Original Air Date – August 3, 2022 | 1:12:30
Dave and Ethan interview voice actor, rapper and nerdcore musician – mc chris! In addition to his career at Adult Swim and as a nerdcore rapper, mc chris shares how he was influenced by Weird Al and shares the origin of his hit song, Fett’s Vette.
Catch mc chris performing on August 13th in Los Angeles with special guest Jonah Ray! For more information visit http://tinyurl.com/mcchrisLAOriginal Air Date – July 20, 2022 | 1:14:17
Dave and Ethan conclude their interview with sthree-time world champion accordion player and Guinness World Record holder – Cory Pesaturo! He discusses how he got the world record and how he’s had the opportunity to perform for President Bill Clinton at the White House and over the years. METAL AL also pops in to discuss his brand new concept album Into The Abyss dropping later this month.Original Air Date – July 13, 2022 | 52:51
Dave and Ethan interview three-time world champion accordion player and Guinness World Record holder – Cory Pesaturo!Original Air Date – July 6, 2022 | 44:28
In celebration of episode 100-U62″ – Dave and Ethan welcome Mike Kelley to the podcast, a background actor who appeared in UHF along with nearly his entire family!Original Air Date – June 29, 2022 | 40:20
Due to popular demand, Dave and Ethan AGAIN present an interview Ethan recorded in October 2011 with Weird Al’s longtime (and now Grammy-Winning!) guitar player, Jim “Kimo” West, to promote their Albany, NY appearance on The Alpocalypse Tour!Original Air Date – June 15, 2022 | 40:51
Dave and Ethan present an interview Ethan recorded back in 2011 with Weird Al’s longtime guitar player, Jim “Kimo” West, long before we lovingly know him as the Grammy Award Winning Jim “Kimo” West!Original Air Date – June 8, 2022 | 41:52
Dave and Ethan are joined by comic book creator and Weird Al super-fan Jeff McClelland to discuss the just-announced graphic novel he is contributing to, The Illustrated Al: The Songs of “Weird Al” Yankovic, due out fall/winter 2022!Original Air Date – May 25, 2022 | 39:23
Dave and Ethan are joined by Dan Avidan (Danny Sexbang) & Brian Wecht (Ninja Brian) of the comedy music band Ninja Sex Party! They talk about their love of Weird Al, his influence on their music, and when Weird Al was a guest on Game Grumps!Original Air Date – May 18, 2022 | 1:19:44
Dave and Ethan recap their unbelievable week as they discuss something inconceivable that happened at Weird Al’s first show of The Unfortunate Return Of The Ridiculously Self-Indulgent Ill-Advised Vanity Tour, and address some Weird rumors that came about due to the release of the brand new teaser trailer for Weird Al’s new film.Original Air Date – May 4, 2022 | 40:21
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New bonus episodes drop whenever we feel like it!
Ridiculously Self-Indulgent Bonus Episodes: The Unfortunate Return of Dave & Ethan’s Weird Al Concert Reviews
Dave and Ethan review every concert that they collectively attended on the 2022 The Unfortunate Return Of The Ridiculously Self-Indulgent Ill-Advised Vanity Tour!
Dave and Ethan sit down with author Jon “Bermuda” Schwartz and go page by page, picture by picture through his book Black & White & Weird All Over: The Lost Photographs of “Weird Al” Yankovic ’83 – ’86.
Strings Attached Bonus Episodes
Dave and Ethan review every concert that they collectively attended on the 2019 Strings Attached Tour!