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TV Guidance Counselor Podcast

Jul 12, 2017

Today Ken welcomes the legendary "Weird" Al Yankovic to the show.

In this episode recorded LIVE! at the 2017 Denver Comic Con in Denver, CO Ken and Al discuss why Al was never Magnum P.I., ALTv, the early days of MTV, Eat It, visual parody, Dr. Demento, Spike Jones, voice over, Warner Bros, growing up outside of Hollywood, The Weird Al Show, Saturday mornings, Billy Barty's kids show, Sheriff John, milk drinking contests, the golden age of theme songs, Green Acres, jumping on a parody, Al's original compositions, the badge of honor of being parodied by Al, UHF, Michael Richards, Transylvania 6-5000, sketch shows, SCTV, streaming media, Whaling Songs, Chris Guest, The National Lampoon Radio Hour, missing genres, avoiding being Spinal Tap, the magic of "The Complete Al", Paul McCartney in Al's Brain in 3D, almost giving Orson Welles his final job, and when Japanese TV out weirded Weird Al.