Weird Al Is A Walking Party

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(Brinson+Banks / For The Washington Post)
(Brinson+Banks / For The Washington Post)

In this episode of "Edge of Fame," Geoff Edgers follows the most successful funny song man of our time, and arguably all-time, “Weird Al” Yankovic.

It’s easy to dismiss Al as a novelty act, a guy whose schtick wore out not long after he threw on his fat suit. But the reality is that he has remained relevant – and immensely popular – for decades. His most recent album, Mandatory Fun, actually hit #1. Join Geoff as Al talks about his sheltered childhood, his shyness, his career longevity, and his trusted accordion.

(Photo courtesy of Brinson+Banks / For The Washington Post)

Katherine Brewer Managing Producer, Podcasts & New Programs
Katherine Brewer is coordinating producer of podcasts and new programs at WBUR.



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