Season 4

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Episode 174″- WEIRD World Premiere at TIFF!

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

Episode 173″- Napoleon XIV

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

Episode 172″- Ethan’s Archives: Dr. Demento (Part 2)

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

Episode 171″- Ethan’s Archives: Dr. Demento (Part 1)

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

Episode 170″ – WEIRD Trailer with UHJeff

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

Episode 169″ – Spatulas and News

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

Episode 168″ – Eric Appel (Part 3)

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

Episode 167″ – Eric Appel (Part 2)

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

Episode 166″ – Eric Appel (Part 1) and Jon “Bermuda” Schwartz

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

Episode 165″ – mc chris

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/mcchrisLA

Original Air Date – July 20, 2022 | 1:14:17

Episode 164″ – Cory Pesaturo (Part 2)

Dave and Ethan conclude their interview with three-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

Episode 163″ – Cory Pesaturo (Part 1)

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

Episode 162″ – Mike Kelley, Spatula City Extra

In celebration of episode 100-U62″ – Dave and Ethan welcome Mike Kelley to the podcast, an extra who appeared in UHF along with nearly his entire family!

Original Air Date – June 29, 2022 | 40:20

Episode 161″- Ethan’s Archives: Jim “Kimo” West Returns

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

Episode 160″- Ethan’s Archives: Jim “Kimo” West

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

Episode 159″ – Jeff McClelland Returns (Illustrated Al)

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

Episode 158″ – Ninja Sex Party (Dan Avidan & Brian Wecht)

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

Episode 157″ – Updates and Rumors From the Road

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