The mission of Dave & Ethan’s 2000″ Weird Al Podcast is to provide an entertaining weekly podcast based around “Weird Al” Yankovic and his fandom through fun interviews and engaging discussions. Hosted by Dave "Elvis" Rossi and Ethan Ullman. It's pretty stinking majestic.
Trent Vanegas, of Pink is the new Blog fame, tells stories about all aspects of music from his unique perspective. Joined by some very special guests along the way, Trent shares his LURVE of music as only he can.
Dave and Ethan interview Pat Regan, a keyboardist, producer, engineer and mixer who toured with Weird Al and recorded on three of his early albums.By Pat Regan, Ethan Ullman, Dave "Elvis" Rossi
wherein I talk about a selection of my favorite songs from the year 2000. these songs originally appeared on one of my DJ TEE VEE mix CDs with some slight variation - @trentvanegas
Dave and Ethan are joined by two artists and fans inspired by Weird Al - content creator Alicia Buonviri and The Fun Zone podcast and radio host Byron Lee! Byron Lee is a disability advocate who produced an audio description track for the movie UHF. Byron is the host of the weekly comedy music radio and podcast show, The Fun Zone, which airs on The…
Dave and Ethan are joined by two artists and fans inspired by Weird Al - author/storyteller David "Sheepdog" Grant and musician Zeb Lemke! Zeb joins Dave and Ethan to talk about his Weird Al parodies, covers and songs about Weird Al, shares insights into his musical contributions to the podcast, and premieres a brand new song all about Jon "Bermuda…
wherein I talk about the 30 songs that I deem the Best of 2020
wherein I talk about a selection of my fave xmas songs, many of which are so good they transcend the holiday season
Dave and Ethan welcome Evan Gregory of The Gregory Brothers back to the podcast to discuss "We're All Doomed!" / "Who's It Gonna Be?" - their viral 2020 presidential debate collaboration with Weird Al!By Evan Gregory, Ethan Ullman, Dave "Elvis" Rossi
wherein I talk about the Digital Hardcore music genre along with a selection of my favorite songs with special focus on genre creator and artist Alec Empire
Dave and Ethan interview longtime singer and studio vocalist Scottie Haskell, who's recorded with Weird Al, and toured as a back-up singer for his 2019 Strings Attached Tour. Scottie shares stories about singing on the Straight Outta Lynwood, Alpocalypse, and Mandatory Fun albums, tales of touring with Weird Al for 3 months, and lending her voice t…
wherein I talk about a selection of my favorite songs that tell a complete, self-encapsulated narrative in clever and very entertaining ways.
Dave and Ethan interview Bill Mumy, one half of the renowned novelty rock recording duo, and Dr. Demento Show favorite, Barnes & Barnes! Bill shares the story behind the insanely popular "Fish Heads" song, collaborating with Weird Al, and his extensive acting and music projects from over the years.By Bill Mumy, Ethan Ullman, Dave "Elvis" Rossi
wherein I talk about a selection of my favorite rap & hip hop songs of all time
The conclusion of Dave and Ethan's interview with Jon "Bermuda" Schwartz as he brings more rare Weird Al audio clips and radio promos from his archives. Plus - a special announcement!By Jon "Bermuda" Schwartz, Ethan Ullman, Dave "Elvis" Rossi
wherein I talk about a selection of my all-time favorite ballads IN SPITE OF THE FACT that I routinely love to say that “I don’t really like slow, ballad songs”.
Dave and Ethan sit down with Jon "Bermuda" Schwartz as he brings more rare Weird Al audio clips and radio promos from his archives!By Jon "Bermuda" Schwartz, Ethan Ullman, Dave "Elvis" Rossi
wherein I talk about some of my favorite non-English language songs. ¿habla usted español? sprechen sie deutsch? voulez-vous coucher avec moi? listen now!
Dave and Ethan interview Jayson Thiessen, supervising director and executive producer of the wildly popular animated series My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, and director of the film based on the series. As the creator of the Cheese Sandwich character portrayed by “Weird Al“ Yankovic, Jayson talks about what it was like working with Weird Al, as…
In celebration of the 15th anniversary of the release of Madonna’s epic 10th studio album ‘Confessions On A Dance Floor’, Austin Riva (@austinrivagram) and I gush about our LURVE of this fantastic album era.
Dave and Ethan interview Transformers Hotrod & Arcee - members of the band The Cybertronic Spree - who recently released a music video for their cover of "Dare To Be Stupid" that features a cameo by Weird Al himself!By Hotrod, Ethan Ullman, Dave "Elvis" Rossi, Arcee
in celebration of Nine Inch Nails being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, I share some personal NIN stories along with a career-spanning playlist of some of my favorite Nine Inch Nails songs
Dave and Ethan interview Dan Curry, Head Writer of The Eric Andre Show, on the heels of Weird Al's recent cameo appearance on the show. Dan pulls back the curtain and shares some of his favorite moments from the show, as well as his portrayal of Kraft Punk.By Ethan Ullman, UHJeff / Jeff Nucera, Dave "Elvis" Rossi, Dan Curry
wherein I talk about some of the greatest girl groups from the ‘50’s to the ‘00’s featuring a selection of my favorite songs from those groups
Dave and Ethan are joined by fellow Weird Al super-fan and collector Jeff McClelland to discuss his newly-released 27th anniversary issue of the '93-'98 Midnight Star Weird Al Fanzine.By Jeff McClelland, Ethan Ullman, Dave "Elvis" Rossi
Wherein Austin Riva joins me to talk about a selection of our favorite duets and collaborations ... and if you stay tuned to the very end you’ll hear an extra special treat from me
Dave and Ethan return to finalize the definitive top 5 songs from Weird Al's Even Worse album with help from guest Angel Valenzuela.By Angel Valenzuela, Ethan Ullman, Dave "Elvis" Rossi
wherein I talk about my past love of making mix cds using the ridiculous moniker DJ TEE VEE
Dave and Ethan welcome back the founding members of Portugal. The Man - John Gourley & Zach Carothers - on the heels of their ground-breaking new song, "Who's Gonna Stop Me," featuring "Weird Al" Yankovic!By Zach Carothers, Ethan Ullman, John Gourley, Dave "Elvis" Rossi, Portugal. The Man
On October 12, 2017, I made a longtime dream of mine come true when I visited Paisley Park - Prince’s recording studio & home complex in Chanhassen, MN - for the first time. I am joined by my friend & fellow Prince fan Billy Marino as we reminisce about that special day.
Headline News Special Report #3: Portugal. The Man is releasing a new song on Monday, October 12, featuring "Weird Al" Yankovic called "Who's Gonna Stop Me."By Ethan Ullman, Dave "Elvis" Rossi
Dave and Ethan react to The Gregory Brothers newest viral Songify 2020 music video, "WE'RE ALL DOOMED - Trump vs. Biden" featuring "Weird Al" Yankovic. They also kick off part 1 of their discussion to determine the definitive top 5 songs from Weird Al's Even Worse album with help from special guest Angel Valenzuela.…
these are my favorite songs from 2003 and this episode is my contribution to National Podcasting Day
Dave and Ethan interview Chris "The Glove" Taylor, a legend in the world of hip-hop for his early and continued work with the likes of Dr. Dre, Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Ice-T - as well as scratching on Weird Al's original "This Is the Life."By Ethan Ullman, Dave "Elvis" Rossi, Chris "The Glove" Taylor
Dave and Ethan interview the award-winning director of Weird Al's "I Love Rocky Road" music video, Dror Soref.By Ethan Ullman, Dror Soref, Dave "Elvis" Rossi
Dave and Ethan celebrate the 40th anniversary of Weird Al's "Another One Rides the Bus" with guest Beefalo Bill Burk, who was on hand - and added miscellaneous insanities - on the day that legendary song was performed live for the first time on The Dr. Demento Show on September 14, 1980. Besides being a long-time Dr. Demento Show sidekick, Beefalo …
Dave and Ethan interview filmmakers Justin A. Martell & Vince Clemente about working with Weird Al for their respective new documentaries, Tiny Tim - King For A Day and The Palindromists. Not only has Justin A. Martell produced the Tiny Tim documentary Tiny Tim - King For A Day that features narration by Weird Al - he wrote the definitive Tiny Tim …
Dave and Ethan interview the multiple-Emmy-Award-winning news anchor & meteorologist Brian Hackney, who was once Weird Al's college radio Program Director at KCPR San Luis Obispo 91.3FM – Cal Poly Radio.By Ethan Ullman, Dave "Elvis" Rossi, Brian Hackney
Dave and Ethan celebrate the two-year anniversary of Weird Al's Hollywood Star Ceremony by chatting with Polly Esther and Jackson Scoggins - two attendees with incredible stories from that day. Dave and Ethan also share what they did leading up to that fateful day on August 27, 2018.By Ethan Ullman, Dave "Elvis" Rossi, Polly Esther, Jackson Scoggins
Headline News Special Report #2: The "Weird Alley" sign by the Twine Ball in Darwin Minnesota has gone missing. Dave and Ethan share all of the details and offer a reward for information leading to a safe return.By Ethan Ullman, Dave "Elvis" Rossi, Jeremy Samples
The conclusion of Dave and Ethan's interview with Jon "Bermuda" Schwartz regarding his brand new upcoming book: Black & White & Weird All Over - The Lost Photographs of “Weird Al” Yankovic ‘83 - ‘86. Bermuda talks about Weird Al's introduction to the book, is asked about next year's tour, and so much more!…
Wherein my guest Austin Riva and I talk about our love of Madonna’s ‘Bedtime Stories’ Era 1994-1995
Part 1 of Dave and Ethan's interview with Jon "Bermuda" Schwartz on the heels of the announcement of his brand new book: Black & White & Weird All Over - The Lost Photographs of “Weird Al” Yankovic ‘83 - ‘86. In Bermuda's first interview since the announcement, he leaves no page unturned as he tells Dave and Ethan everything about the highly antici…
Wherein I talk about the greatest all-female band of ALL TIME - The Go-Go’s!
Headline News Special Report #1: Jon "Bermuda" Schwartz is releasing a full-length black and white photo book called Black & White & Weird All Over - The Lost Photographs of “Weird Al” Yankovic ‘83 - ‘86. The book will be released October 27, 2020 and is available for pre-order at BlackAndWhiteAndWeird.com…
Dave and Ethan interview radio legend and voiceover master Phil Hendrie, of The Phil Hendrie Show, Rick and Morty, Drunk History, King of the Hill, and Futurama among others. Phil shares stories of working with Weird Al at Westwood One, recording the UHF trailer, his surprising Weird Al music video cameo, and so much more!…
Wherein I talk about my love and the success of the British pop music production team consisting of Mike Stock, Matt Aitken and Pete Waterman.
Dave and Ethan interview Roger Callard, the actor who portrayed Conan the Librarian in Weird Al's cult classic film, UHF. In addition to diving in to his iconic role, Roger talks about his time as a bodybuilder (in which he won dozens of titles including IFBB's Mr. USA and Mr. International), his friendship with Arnold Schwarzenegger, his prolific …
Wherein I share stories and talk about my 20+ year love affair with the music of Rufus Wainwright
Dave and Ethan interview Lisa R. Stefanic, the actress who portrayed "Wheel of Fish" contestant Phyllis Weaver in Weird Al's cult classic film UHF. She talks about her time on set, spinning the wheel, and what happened to that iconic dress!By Lisa R. Stefanic, Ethan Ullman, Dave "Elvis" Rossi
Wherein I talk about my favorite songs featured in my 4 all-time favorite movies ‘Clueless’ (1995), ‘The Craft’ (1996), ‘Empire Records’ (1995) and ‘Hackers’ (1995)
Dave and Ethan interview UHF Stunt Coordinator T. Alan Kelly and the "Gandhi II" thug actor Andy Billups as they continue their celebration of Weird Al's iconic cult classic film. In addition to being a stunt coordinator, T. Alan Kelly portrayed both the thug Gandhi throws into the dumpster and the karate student tossed from the second story window…