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Behold the Full Track List for Weird Al's 'Mandatory Fun'

Ahead of the release of his new album Mandatory Fun next Tuesday, Weird Al recently unveiled the full track list online so fans can start speculating about what they can expect to see when he starts dropping one music video a day starting next Monday, July 14th. Nerdist rounded up some of the theories about which songs Yankovic has chosen to parody this year — "Foil" as Lorde's "Royals," "Tacky" as Iggy Azalea's "Fancy," "Handy" as Pharrell's "Happy," and "Word Crimes" as a take on Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines." Click through for the full Mandatory Fun track list.

'Superego' Is Releasing a Country Rock Album July 2nd

The guys behind the excellent comedy podcast Superego are putting out their first album. Called Mount Us More, it's a comedy music album from their fictional outlaw country rock band, The Journeymen, led by Shunt McGuppin and Mutt Taylor. The record is set for release on Tuesday, July 2nd, and it's the first new material from the Superego  gang since their podcast wrapped its third season in March. Hard copies and digital downloads of the album will be available via the official website, Bandcamp, iTunes, and Amazon. I've had the chance to listen to some of the album, and it's really funny and full of good music too. [...]

Weird Al's New Album 'Mandatory Fun' Out July 15th

"Weird Al" Yankovic's 13th album, entitled Mandatory Fun, is set to come out on July 15th. There are few details about the album, his first since 2011's Alpocalypse, right now beyond the recently-unveiled cover art, which depicts "Weird Al" as a military leader on a Russian propaganda poster. A track listing has yet to be released, but there are two tiny pieces of information out there right now:

1. Patton Oswalt listened to the album early back in May and tweeted, "Just listened to Al Yankovic's upcoming album and I am in awe. He satirizes a band I've worshiped since the 90s and it…is…beautiful."

2. TMZ caught "Weird Al" [...]

Rick Moranis's New Comedy Music Album Is Out Now

Earlier this month, living comedy legend Rick Moranis announced that he's putting out a new album, entitled My Mother's Brisket & Other Love Songs, and that album is now here. It's a super Jewish collection of humorous songs from Grammy-nominated Moranis. The comedian says on his official website, "When I first began writing jokes and sketches with various Jewish partners one of us would inevitably stop at some point and announce, 'Too Jewish!' Too Jewish for the star, the show, the network, or the audience. The songs on this album are all in that category." You can pick up the album at Amazon or listen to it [...]

Here's a Song from Bo Burnham's New Special, Written from the Perspective of God

Comedian Bo Burnham is releasing his new special, what., on Tuesday (the 17th) for free on Youtube, and here's the first song from it. It's called "From God's Perspective," and it's a pretty perfect song for Christmastime.