Weird Al Yankovic just had the number one album in the country. Some of us grew up on him being a staple on the Dr. Demento show. Weird Al has changed styles and parodied rappers, hip hop, rock, and just about every style. The thing that has made him stick around for so long is preparation, and changing with the times while staying true to himself.
I am a huge Weird Al fan, I have been buying his records since I was a kid listening to him on the Doctor Demento Show. He is one of the few artists that I have stayed with even though he became more popular. He was one of the artists chosen to sing at Georgefest.
The 2014 Emmy Awards skewed a little hipper this year, with host Seth Meyers and his army of comedically inclined friends providing more laughs than your average stodgy awards show. However, the ceremony went full internet-friendly when Weird Al Yankovic, hot off the first number one album of his lengthy career, took to the stage to provide your favorite TV shows with the one thing they so desperately need: lyrics.