My Newspaper & Magazine Clippings Collection

Here's a list of all of the "Weird Al" newspaper and magazine clippings that I have. Included on this list are appearances where Al's name or picture appears in print in newspaper and magazines only. Use the legend below for the abbreviations for the type of article. For additional items I have, please check out the rest of my collection.

[ 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989 ]
[ 1990 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 ]
[ 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | Photocopies ]

1984
Title Magazine/Newspaper Author Date Type Quantity
"In 3-D" "Weird Al" Yankovic Bellaphon
Lutz Worat 1984 R(In 3-D) 1
Weird Al Than You'll Ever Be
Sandy Robertson 1984 A P 1
Weird Al Yankovic Eat It

1984 lyrics(Eat It) P 1
Weird Al Yankovic Eat It Scotti Brothers 100.14.015

1984 P R(Eat It) 1
"Weird Al" Yankovic "frisst" Michael Jackson! Pop Rocky
1984 A P 1
"Weird Al" Yankovic, In 3-D, Bellaphon 260.14.026

1984 R(In 3-D) 1
"Weird Al" Yankovic Is Eating It Up! BOP
1984 A P 1
Weird And Wonderful

April 10, 1984 M P 1
'Weird Al': A farce to be reckoned with Newsweek
May 21, 1984 P M 1
1988
Title Magazine/Newspaper Author Date Type Quantity
Gerüchte Bravo
1988 M P 1
Lieber 'Ne Gute Kopie Als 'N Schlechtes Original?!
Jürgen Stark 1988 M P 1
Pop-CD/LP Kurzkritik
Felicitas Weber 1988 P R(Even Worse) 1
This Man Is "Weird"

1988 I P 1
This Man Is "Weird"

1988 I P 1
Ulk-Pop: "Weird Al" Yankovic Musik Magazin Claus Böhm 1988 P R(Even Worse) 1
Weird Al's Famous Fan

1988 M P 1
"Weird Al" Yankovic Even Worse (Intercord)

1988 P R(Even Worse) 1
"Weird Al" Yankovic Even Worse Stereoplay M.I. 1988 P R(Even Worse) 1
"Weird Al" Yankovic Fat

1988 lyrics(Fat) P 1
"Weird Al" Yankovic Not Bad

1988 M P 1
Mit Pop-Parodien zum Rockstar Stereo Thomas Hammerl September 1988 A P 1
1989
Title Magazine/Newspaper Author Date Type Quantity
(untitled picture from "The Videot From UHF")

1989 M P 1
UHF Sender mit beschränkter

1989 P R(UHF) 1
Weird Al Yankovic UHF Soundtrack Scotti Bros. 847 340-LP Bravo
1989 P R(UHF) 1
UHF Sender mit beschränkter Hoffnung

February 9, 1989 P R(UHF) 1
Satellite

October 26, 1989 M P 1
1990
Title Magazine/Newspaper Author Date Type Quantity

Count Down
1990 I P 1
The Videot From UHF
David Nichols 1990 P R(The Videot From UHF) 1
Out to lunch Cleo Tara Barker March 1990 I P 1
Al's weird world of TV TV Week Jeremy Vincent March 3, 1990 M P 1
1991
Title Magazine/Newspaper Author Date Type Quantity
Dread News Dread Talk Sidney Omarr & Babs Johnson Vol. 1 No. 4 (1991) P 1
1992
Title Magazine/Newspaper Author Date Type Quantity
Dare to be stupid
IPS 1992 A P 1
Smells Like Aus-Verkauf

1992 M P 1
'Weird Al' Yankovic Off the deep end

1992 advertisement 1
'Weird Al' Yankovic Off The Deep End

1992 R(Off The Deep End) 1
Weird Al Yankovic video contains greatest 'bits' Star Ledger Richard Harrington 1992 P R(Video Library) 1
Weird Al Yankovic (Ritz Theater, New York City)

1992 advertisement(concert) 1
You Don't Love Me Anymore

1992 advertisement 1
Picks & Pans Who Barry Divola June 22, 1992 P R(Off The Deep End) 1
Nirvana Not!!! Melody Maker
August 15, 1992 A P 1
Weird Al Yankovic Off The Deep End
Simon Price August 22, 1992 P R(Off The Deep End) 1
Weird Al Jankovic Off The Deep End Q David Hepworth October 1992 R(Off The Deep End) 1
1995
Title Magazine/Newspaper Author Date Type Quantity
Weird Al and Brad Roberts: The Untold Story Network Stephen Hubbard 1995 I 1
'Weird Al' Yankovic Conquers Canada Billboard
May 20, 1995 advertisement 1
1996
Title Magazine/Newspaper Author Date Type Quantity
Bad Hair Day advertisement

1996 advertisement 1
Warning! Musical Parodist At Work!!! Disney Channel Magazine
1996 A P 1
Revolutions per minute The Daily Targum Ronen Kauffman March 28, 1996 P R(Bad Hair Day) 1
Plan Ahead Star Ledger Jay Lustig April 21, 1996 M P 1
Bad Hair Day: Coolio may not like it, but Weird Al Yankovic is bringing his Amish routine to Sudbury's Grand Theatre The Sudbury Star Kennedy Gordon May 31, 1996 A P 1
"Weird Al" Yankovic Bad Hair Day
Robert Yates July 1996 R(Bad Hair Day) 1
Weird, Wired and Coming 2 Much! Tribute
July 1996 advertisement for Al Music III 2
State Theatre New Brunswick advertisement Star Ledger
August 11, 1996 advertisement 1
Quote Of The Week Who
August 12, 1996 M P 1
Tressed To Thrill Star Ledger
August 22-26, 1996 M P 1
And then there's . . . Star Ledger
October 23, 1996 M 1
React advertisement Star Ledger
November 11, 1996 advertisement 1
An Inspired Ghost New York Post Michael Starr December 18, 1996 M 1
1997
Title Magazine/Newspaper Author Date Type Quantity
CBS Kids Slate is out of 'toon New York Post Michael Starr February 6, 1997 A P 1
Westbury Music Fair advertisement Daily News
April 11, 1997 advertisement 1
Nouvelle émission pour Yankovic L'Acadre Nouvelle
August 9, 1997 M P 1
Can You Spell 'Compliance' Boys And Girls? The New York Times Lawrie Miffin September 11, 1997 M P 1
Where'd Ya Hide The Cassettes? Billboard
September 13, 1997 advertisement 1
'Weird Al' proves resourceful The Woonsocket Call The Associated Press December 5, 1997 R(Weird Al Show) 1
1998
Title Magazine/Newspaper Author Date Type Quantity
Traditional 'elevator music' has changed its tune The Star Ledger Eric M. Weiss May 2, 1998 M 1
Frank Yankovic, 83, legendary polka king The Star Ledger The Associated Press October 15, 1998 M 1
Frank Yankovic, 83, known as "polka king"
The Associated Press October 15, 1998 M 1
And then there's . . . The Star Ledger
October 23, 1998 M 1
1999
Title Magazine/Newspaper Author Date Type Quantity
"Weird Al" Yankovic Running With Scissors Aktiv Musikmagazin
1999 R(Running With Scissors) 1
"Weird Al" Yankovic Running With Scissors
Boyd Hilton 1999 R(Running With Scissors) 1
Weirdness, thy name is Al National Post Finbarr O'Reilly 1999 A P 1
Yankovic, "Weird Al" Current Biography
February 1999 A P 1
Squeeze Play The Star Ledger Stuart Miller February 7, 1999 M 1
Picks & Pans People S.D. March 1999 M R(Radio Disney Kid Jams) 1
Pop & Rock Calendar The Star Ledger
May 21, 1999 M 1
Waterloo 1999 Concert advertisement The Star Ledger
May 21, 1999 M 1
It's All About The Yankovic Gnome Improvement! Luke Ski #9 (Summer, Fall, Winter 1999) A P 1
Chat room features real voices, but so far they're not saying much The Star Ledger Allan Hoffman July 5, 1999 M 1
Flash: Your hot Ticket to upcoming events The Star Ledger Jay Lustig July 11, 1999 M P 2
The Song Doesn't Remain The Same Asbury Park Press Ed Condran July 23, 1999 A P 1
Specials Daily Record, Morris County, N.J.
July 25, 1999 M P 1
Happenings Pittsburgh City Paper
July 28 - August 4, 1999 M P 2
I.C. Lights Amphitheatre concert advertisement Pittsburgh City Paper
July 28 - August 4, 1999 advertisement 2
Music Previews In Pittsburgh S.H.S. July 28 - August 4, 1999 I P 2
The King Of Parody The Star Ledger
July 30, 1999 M P 1
Arts The Star Ledger
August 1, 1999 M 1
Two Brand Spanking New Comedy Albums, Only One Of Them Making Fun Of Zapp! Village Voice Marc Weisblott August 24, 1999 R(Running With Scissors) 1
Who's getting laughs anyway? The Star Ledger Alan Sepinwall September 16, 1999 M 1
Doin' the chicken dance The Cincinnati Enquirer Randy McNutt September 19, 1999 A P 1
Weird And Versatile Daily Record
September 20, 1999 M 1
Yankovic gets crowd into the spirit of the weird The Star Ledger
September 20, 1999 M P 1
Running With Scissors: Music Review On Deck Joppatowne High School Kevin Weaver October 1, 1999 R(Running With Scissors) 1
Yankovic ponders the weirdness of success The Star Ledger
October 5, 1999 M P 1
Riverside Theater concert advertisement the Onion
October 7-13, 1999 advertisement 2
Something weird going on here The Star Ledger Jose de Jesus Ortiz October 14, 1999 M 2
Today's Birthdays

October 23, 1999 M 1
Celebrity Profile: Michael Richards On Deck Joppatowne High School Kevin Weaver November 1, 1999 M 1
You may not recognize Weird Al Yankovic Bucks County Courier Times Ed Condran November 4, 1999 A 1
Weird Al's Prelude To A Parody The Washington Post Richard Harrington November 12, 1999 R(Running With Scissors) 1
"Fan" Atic: Bermuda Schwartz On Deck Joppatowne High School Kevin Weaver December 1999 M P(Jon Schwartz) 1
Holiday gifts with a touch of crass Daily Record Anne Kostuchnik December 2, 1999 M 1
Beacon Theater NYC advertisement Star Ledger
December 17, 1999 advertisement 1
2000
Title Magazine/Newspaper Author Date Type Quantity

Smash Hits
Holiday Special (2000) P 1
Driven to Parody Times Union John Boyanoski February 3, 2000 A P 2
The Garde concert advertisement

February 3, 2000 advertisement 1
The Palace concert advertisement

February 4, 2000 advertisement 1
He cuts quite a figure The Columbus Dispatch Gary Budzak February 7, 2000 A P 1
Telemarketers given rude earful on CD The Columbus Dispatch Gary Budzak February 9, 2000 M 1
It's All About The Yankovic, The Saga Continues..., ALCON 2000!! Gnome Improvement! Luke Ski #10 (Spring 2000) A P 1
News just in Democrat and Chronicle
March 8, 2000 M 1
Hot Tickets Democrat and Chronicle
March 9, 2000 M advertisement(concert) 1
Soundbytes The Star Ledger Lisa Rose April 9, 2000 A P 2
Weird Al: Don't forget to bring your autograph book! Courier
April 28, 2000 A P 1
'Golden Age' Recalls When Novelty Songs Rivaled Rock Los Angeles Times Roger Catlin May 11, 2000 A P 1
No song's safe from Weird Al The Star Ledger Lisa Rose May 12, 2000 A P 2
It's All About The Yankovic, Luke Ski's ALCON 2000 Report!, Gnome Improvement! Luke Ski #11 (Summer 2000) M P 1
It's All About The Yankovic Gnome Improvement! Luke Ski #12 (Fall 2000) A P 1
Weird Al Yankovic to do two shows Daily Record
September 13, 2000 M 1
Weird, ain't it? The Star Ledger
October 27, 2000 M P 1
'Weird Al' show treat for holiday Poughkeepsie Journal Rebecca Rothbaum October 30, 2000 A P 1
Electric City Concert Listings Electric City
November 2, 2000 M advertisement(concert) 1
Community effort brings a theater to life The Star Ledger Peggy Mcglone November 5, 2000 P 1

Gnome Improvement! Luke Ski #13 (Winter 2000) M 1
2001
Title Magazine/Newspaper Author Date Type Quantity
Star
M P 1
And then there's . . . Star Ledger
October 23, 2001 M 1
Alcon III This Time It's Personal The Roadkill Gazette
Issue #6 (Winter 2001) M 1
2002
Title Magazine/Newspaper Author Date Type Quantity
Lifelines Crossword

June 2002 crossword puzzle 1
Crossword Lincoln Journal Star Thomas Joseph July 8, 2002 crossword puzzle 1
Chicken dance is a big job for a tiny actor The Star Ledger
August 6, 2002 M 1
Dr. Demento's Basement Tapes 11 The Roadkill Gazette Tom Rockwell #8 (Winter 2002) M 1
2003
Title Magazine/Newspaper Author Date Type Quantity
Hollywood Stand-Ins People
April 7, 2003 P 1
The skins game The Record Eman Varoqua April 28, 2003 M 1
Experts dissect the 'Idol' final four USA Today Bill Keveney May 6, 2003 A P 1

R&R (Radio & Records)
May 16, 2003 advertisement(Poodle Hat) 1
Justify Your Existence The Onion Stephen Thompson May 22-28, 2003 I P 1
Weird Al Yankovic (Aladdin Theatre, Las Vegas) Showbiz Weekly
June 15, 2003 advertisement(concert) 1

The Tribune
June 20, 2003 M P 1
Scanner The Start Ledger
June 22-28, 2003 M 1
Keynote Starts Strong and Ends "Weird" Daily Chatter Laura Schopen June 28, 2003 M P 1
Best Buy Concert Series (PNC Bank Arts Center) The Star Ledger
June 29, 2003 P advertisement(concert) 1
Scanner The Star Ledger
June 29-July 5, 2003 M 1
Sure, play that funky music, but pay first Omaha World-Herald Rainbow Rowell June 30, 2003 M 1
July Performances At Navy Pier's Skyline Stage The Anchor
July 2003 M 1
Late Talk The Star Ledger
July 3, 2003 M 1
Best Buy Concert Series (PNC Bank Arts Center) The Star Ledger
July 6, 2003 P advertisement(concert) 1
Yanking our chain New York Post Dan Aquilante July 18, 2003 I P 1
Funny Business Chicago Reader Brian Nemtusak July 25, 2003 M P 1
Funny Business The Reader's Guide Brian Nemtusak July 25, 2003 M P 1
Live Music: Crank It Up! F5
July 31, 2003 M advertisement(concert) 1
Do you Rock? Blender
August 2003 I P 1
Weird Al Yankovic setles down -- sort of Lincoln Journal Star Kent Kimes August 1, 2003 A 1
Eagle-eye Star
August 5, 2003 M 1
'Weird Al' Yanks Out The Hits The Kansas City Star Brian McTavish August 5, 2003 A P 1
Check Out Who's A Celeb Smarty Pants The National Enquirerer
October 7, 2003 M 1
He's Weird. He's Al And He's Here The Drum Media Michael Smith October 7, 2003 A advertisement(concert) 1
Weird Al Yankovic Beat Magazine Joe Matera October 8, 2003 A 1
Weird Al Yankovic Weird For Life Time Off Joe Matera October 8 - October 14, 2003 A 1
Prince Of Parodies The Newcastle and Lake Macquarie Post
October 15, 2003 A 1
Weird Al a keyboard short of a full band The Herald Michael Gadd October 18, 2003 A 1
Television Entertainment Weekly
November 14, 2003 M 1
2004
Title Magazine/Newspaper Author Date Type Quantity
Star Wars In Popular Music: Skyrockers Star Wars KJ Doughton Jan/Feb 2004 A P 1
Panel ponders: Is Fantasia a lock? Will Simon return to form? USA Today "Weird Al" Yankovic March 23, 2004 A P 1
'Idol' insight: La Toya, George rev it up; Fantasia had better lighten up USA Today "Weird Al" Yankovic March 30, 2004 A P 1
3 of 4 'Idol' experts buoy George USA Today "Weird Al" Yankovic April 6, 2004 A P 1
Entertainer's parents are found dead Star Ledger
April 12, 2004 A 1
'Weird Al' Yankovic's parents found dead USA Today
April 12, 2004 A 1
'Weird Al' thanks fans, continues tour USA Today
April 13, 2004 A 1
Jennifer looks like a winner USA Today "Weird Al" Yankovic April 13, 2004 A P 1
Fantasia remains the voice to beat as 'Idol' approaches home stretch USA Today "Weird Al" Yankovic April 20, 2004 A P 1
The one our panelists pan: John Stevens USA Today "Weird Al" Yankovic April 27, 2004 A P 1
Goodbye, samba: hello, swing USA Today "Weird Al" Yankovic May 4, 2004 A P 1
'Idol' judges show how deep is their love for singers USA Today "Weird Al" Yankovic May 11, 2004 A P 1
Three is a crowd for 'American Idol' USA Today "Weird Al" Yankovic May 11, 2004 A P 1
Consensus here: Fantasia USA Today "Weird Al" Yankovic May 25, 2004 A P 1
Concerts Lincoln Journal Star
July 9, 2004 M 1
Lied Center advertisement Lincoln Journal Star
August 8, 2004 advertisement(concert) 1
'Weird Al' to perform parodies at Lied Lincoln Journal Star
August 13, 2004 A P 1
Uninvited guests bug 'Weird Al' Asbury Park Press
September 4, 2004 A P 1
2005
Title Magazine/Newspaper Author Date Type Quantity
Today's Birthdays Star Ledger
October 23, 2005 M 1
2006
Title Magazine/Newspaper Author Date Type Quantity
Acoustic music at Hillside Café Nutley Sun
June 22, 2006 M 1
Music at Hillside Café Bloomfield Life
July 6, 2006 M 1
Music at Hillside Café Nutley Sun
July 6, 2006 M 1
How stars get their stars on Hollywood Walk of Fame Times Herald-Record Sandy Cohen July 8, 2006 M 1
Saturday night concert at Hillside Café Bloomfield Life
July 13, 2006 M 1
2007
Title Magazine/Newspaper Author Date Type Quantity
Today's Birthdays AMNY
October 23, 2007 M 1
Photocopies
Title Magazine/Newspaper Author Date Type
Pics & Pans People Ralph Novak1985 R(Like A Surgeon)
Pics & Pans People Ralph Novak 1985 R(Dare To Be Stupid)
Picks & Pans People Ralph Novak 1989 P R(UHF movie)
Knetter, knetter, knettergek
Guy Delveaux 1990 A P
So, Weird Al, This is like a real job, huh?
Rodney Richey 1992 I P
Pics & Pans People
1992 P R(Off The Deep End)
Is This Guy Weird or What? Herald Bulletin Chuck Crisafulli September 17, 1993 A P
Q107 Rock Awards advertisement

1993 advertisement
Fruit Salad Games Magazine Peter Gordon August 1994 crossword puzzle
Family Entertainment

1996 R(Bad Hair Day)
Like a surgeon, Weird Al carves up pop music world Lincoln Journal Star L. Kent Wolgamott 1996 R(concert)
Weird Al Gathers 'Cult'
Tony Moton 1996 R(concert)
'Weird Al' rock music with a twist
Amanda Cohen 1996 A P
'Weird Al' supplies satisfying silliness in pop music parodies Lincoln Journal Star John Fulwider 1996 P R(concert)
What's Happening: Go Yanks The Plain Dealer Jane Scott 1996 M
Sound Advice The Plaindealer Michael Norman April 5, 1996 P R(Bad Hair Day)
Weird Al provides a night of twisting other stars hits Citizen's Voice (Wilkes-Barre, PA) Al Choman May 22, 1996 R(concert)
Weird Homicidal Yankovic Watch Garfield Fibber June 1996 I P

Citizens Bank Summer Concert Series
July 1996 M
Parody Specialist Weird Al makes for a good copy The Plain Dealer Jane Scott July 26, 1996 A I P
Foster Family Day

August 22, 1996 M P
What's Up With Weird Al? Fox Kids Magazine
Autumn 1996 I P
For 'Weird Al' imitation may be flattering - but it's hardly sincere The Columbus Dispatch Tim Feran September 17, 1996 A I P
"Weird Al" Yankovic finds paradise in parody Music Alive! Scott Benarde October 1996 A I P plus sheet music for "Livin' In The Fridge"
Back On The Record Time Richard Zoglin October 21, 1996 A
Joe Krause: Stalker? Waiting For Lunch Joe Krause Issue 9 (1997) A P

Waiting For Lunch
Issue 10 (1997) M
Parody Animal Chicago Tribune Lou Carlozo 1997 A P
Be weird, see Al Toronto Sun
June 1997 A P
Weird Al, Cyber Lucy lead CBS Saturday AM The Call (Woonsocket, RI) Joe Amarante September 7-13, 1997 A P
Weird Al makes mundane funny The London Free Press Sandra Coulson September 13, 1997 P R(concert)
Yankovic to visit his weirdness on kids' TVThe London Free Press Ann Ritter September 13, 1997 A P
Weird Al Shamelessly Promotes Us Waiting For Lunch Joe Krause October 1997 M P
Damn Yankovic!
John Sellers 1998 A I P
Like a Brain Surgeon
Rob Harvilla 1997 A I P
Humor: 'Weird Al' Yankovic The Baltimore Sun Lori Sears 1999 P R(Running With Scissors)
The Farce Is With Weird Al Yankovic The Washington Post Richard Harrington November 17, 1999R(concert)
The Novelty Never Wears Off "Weird Al" Yankovic The St. Louis Post-Dispatch Kevin C. Johnson April 26, 2000 I P
Yankovic's targets keep moving, but his pop parody still hits mark The St. Louis Post-Dispatch Daniel Durchholz April 29, 2000 R(concert)
Is There A God? the Onion
September 7-13, 2000 M
Weird Al gabs about touring, MTV, and lifting weights The Badger Herald Steve Reidel and Jacob Bunge September 13, 2000 I P
Web Puts On The Squeeze Omaha World Herald
December 2000 M P
Legend
Abbreviation Description
A Full length article about, or mostly about, "Weird Al"
I Interview with "Weird Al"
M Small mention, quote, or short paragraph about "Weird Al"
P Includes a picture, or pictures
R Review, followed in parenthesis by what was being reviewed
blank Not available, does not exist, or unknown