Dave & Ethan's 2000" Weird Al Podcast

Dave & Ethan's 2000" Weird Al Podcast

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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.


Episode 56” - Comedian Myq Kaplan
May 27 • 75 min
Dave and Ethan interview comedian and Weird Al fan - Myq Kaplan - from America’s Got Talent, Comedy Central, Netflix and so much more! Myq compares his and Al’s writing process, shares his philosophy on Al, and tells us about his new comedy album, A.K.A.!
Episode 55” - Musician Jimmy ‘Z’ Zavala
May 20 • 87 min
Dave and Ethan interview legendary saxophone, harmonica, and flute player - Jimmy ‘Z’ Zavala. Jimmy Z appears on “Weird Al” Yankovic In 3-D, Dare To Be Stupid, and UHF: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack And Other Stuff. In addition to his work with Weird…
Episode 54” - Michael Hogan, Plots R Us ‘Son in Cemetery’
May 13 • 48 min
Dave and Ethan interview Michael Hogan, star of the Plots R Us commercial in UHF. Dave and Ethan also discuss unique Weird Al memorabilia from their vast collections.
Episode 53” - Pam Ritchie of the Midnight Star Fanzine
May 6 • 39 min
Dave and Ethan kick off their second year with an interview with Midnight Star Weird Al fanzine co-creator Pam Ritchie! Now a must-have for Weird Al collectors, the Midnight Star was the #1 source of Weird Al news through most of the 90’s!
Episode 52” - Dr. Demento
Apr 29 • 53 min
Dave and Ethan interview Dr. Demento, the legendary radio broadcaster! Dr. Demento talks about his career and Weird Al on the last episode of Dave and Ethan’s first year!
Strings Attached Bonus Episode 27 cm - Weird Al Strings Attached Tour Wrap-Up
Apr 28 • 37 min
In this bonus episode, Dave and Ethan take a trip down memory lane as they fondly reminisce about previous centimeter episodes and Weird Al’s Strings Attached Tour.
Episode 51” - New York Times Staff Writer Sam Anderson
Apr 22 • 100 min
Dave and Ethan interview New York Times Staff Writer Sam Anderson, the journalist behind the highly acclaimed “The Weirdly Enduring Appeal of Weird Al Yankovic” article published in the April 12 edition of The New York Times Magazine.
Episode 50” - Chris Ballew of The Presidents of the United States of America
Apr 15 • 90 min
Dave and Ethan interview Chris Ballew - lead singer and front man of the band behind hits such as Lump, Peaches, and Kitty - The Presidents of the United States of America! Not only does Chris talk about having songs both covered and parodied by Weird Al…
Episode 49” - Merchandise Manager Marnie Farlow
Apr 8 • 74 min
Dave and Ethan interview Weird Al’s touring merchandise manager, Marnie Farlow! She gives a behind the scenes look at what goes into the life of the person who manages the swag we love so very very much!
Episode 48” - Jackie Rossi
Apr 1 • 61 min
Dave and Ethan interview Weird Al super fan, podcast host, and published photographer, Jackie Rossi about her contributions to Squeeze Box: The Complete Works of “Weird Al” Yankovic, and Weird Al: The Book, as well as her unique connection to one of the…
Strings Attached Bonus Episode 26 cm - Weird Al Abbotsford, BC Review
Mar 28 • 128 min
In this bonus episode, Dave and Ethan review Weird Al’s Abbotsford, BC stop on the Strings Attached Tour.
Episode 47” - VH1 Rock The House Winner Jason Altschul
Mar 25 • 52 min
Dave and Ethan interview Jason Altschul, the super fan that Weird Al surprised by redesigning his room on VH1’s “Rock The House” in 2002!
Episode 46” - Craig Billmeier aka Hot Lixx Hulahan
Mar 18 • 81 min
Dave and Ethan interview Craig Billmeier, known as the singer and lead guitarist for the late 90s Weird Al tribute album ‘The “Weird” Al-bum’ with his band Your Mother, and as Hot Lixx Hulahan - world champion air guitarist!
Episode 45” - Top 5 Weird Al Album Cover Arts with Kelly Phillips (Part 2)
Mar 11 • 76 min
Dave and Ethan conclude their discussion to determine the definitive top 5 “Weird Al” Yankovic album cover arts - with special guest Kelly Phillips, designer of the book cover art for “Weird Al: Seriously.”
Episode 44” - Top 5 Weird Al Album Cover Arts with Kelly Phillips (Part 1)
Mar 4 • 53 min
Dave and Ethan interview artist & illustrator Kelly Phillips about her cover art design for “Weird Al: Seriously” - and kick off part 1 of their discussion to determine the definitive top 5 “Weird Al” Yankovic album cover arts!
Episode 43” - Lily E. Hirsch, “Weird Al: Seriously” Author
Feb 26 • 69 min
Dave and Ethan interview Lily E. Hirsch, author of the upcoming book “Weird Al: Seriously” - available March 15.
Episode 42” - William Anderson, Musician & Composer
Feb 19 • 54 min
Dave and Ethan interview William Anderson - Weird Al collaborator on early albums, touring band for the Stupid Tour, and music producer for The Weird Al Show - more recently known for his work as score composer for the TV show and related films for My…
Episode 41” - Mike Duquette, Editorial Supervisor for Squeeze Box
Feb 12 • 70 min
Dave and Ethan interview Mike Duquette of Sony & Legacy Recordings regarding his role as Editorial Supervisor for Weird Al’s Squeeze Box: The Complete Works of “Weird Al” Yankovic!
Episode 40” - Jonah Ray Live Event Interview
Feb 5 • 64 min
Dave and Ethan share their interview with Jonah Ray - recorded live in front of an audience and before a screening of UHF at Proctors in Schenectady, NY on Saturday, January 25, 2020.
Episode 39” - Behind the Scenes of Our Live UHF/Jonah Ray Event!
Jan 29 • 57 min
Dave and Ethan go behind the scenes of their live interview & UHF screening event with Jonah Ray at Proctors in Schenectady, NY on January 25, 2020.
Episode 38” - Lisa Popeil (Part 2)
Jan 22 • 81 min
Dave and Ethan conclude their interview with the great vocalist & Weird Al collaborator Lisa Popeil! Also, fellow super fan Jeff McClelland calls in to dish on the big Weird Al magazine shoot, and designing the poster for Dave & Ethan’s event this weekend…
Episode 37” - Lisa Popeil (Part 1)
Jan 15 • 64 min
Dave and Ethan share part 1 of their interview with vocalist & longtime Weird Al collaborator - Lisa Popeil!
Strings Attached Bonus Episode 25 cm - Weird Al Victoria, BC Review
Jan 14 • 75 min
In this bonus episode, Dave and Ethan review Weird Al’s Victoria, BC stop on the Strings Attached Tour.
Episode 36” - Sheryl Northrop, Former Weird Al Publicist
Jan 8 • 88 min
Dave and Ethan interview Weird Al’s publicist from Alapalooza through Poodle Hat - Sheryl Northrop!
Episode 35” - Sean James, Al’s Hair & Makeup Artist
Jan 1 • 72 min
Dave and Ethan kick of 2020 by interviewing Weird Al’s hair and makeup artist - Sean James!
Episode 34” - Devo Spice, Derwood Bowen, & Metal Al!
Dec 25, 2019 • 90 min
Dave and Ethan interview comedy musician Devo Spice, as well as chat with Derwood Bowen and Chad Kelson, aka Metal Al, to wrap up their final episode of 2019!
Strings Attached Bonus Episode 24 cm - Weird Al Vancouver, BC Review
Dec 21, 2019 • 94 min
In this bonus episode, Dave and Ethan review Weird Al’s Vancouver, BC stop on the Strings Attached Tour.
Episode 33” - Weird Al’s Gallery 1988 Opening
Dec 18, 2019 • 69 min
Dave and Ethan discuss Ethan’s trip to Los Angeles - including attending the Weird Al Gallery 1988 opening, visiting Al’s Hollywood Star, and catching Jim “Kimo” West’s holiday slack key show!
Strings Attached Bonus Episode 23 cm - Weird Al Saturday Evening Seattle, WA Review
Dec 13, 2019 • 83 min
In this bonus episode, Dave and Ethan review Weird Al’s Saturday evening Seattle, WA stop on the Strings Attached Tour.
Episode 32” - Frank (From the Bank) Sanchez
Dec 11, 2019 • 48 min
Dave and Ethan interview Frank (From the Bank) Sanchez - a Close Personal Friend of Al since high school, and best known by Al fans for playing bass guitar on the Placebo EP version of Weird Al’s “Happy Birthday.”
Episode 31” - Top 5 Off The Deep End Songs
Dec 4, 2019 • 91 min
Dave and Ethan determine the definitive top 5 songs from Weird Al’s Off The Deep End album with help from super fan Alison Parsons.
Strings Attached Bonus Episode 22 cm - Weird Al Saturday Afternoon Seattle, WA Review
Dec 2, 2019 • 68 min
In this bonus episode, Dave and Ethan review Weird Al’s Saturday afternoon Seattle, WA stop on the Strings Attached Tour.
Episode 30” - Dave and Ethan
Nov 27, 2019 • 78 min
Dave and Ethan turn the mics on themselves this week, and talk about their amazing Weird Al collections, funny concert and collection stories, and their personal Lame Claims to Fame. Plus, they announce their big UHF screening with Jonah Ray event coming…
Episode 29” - Director Tim Thompson
Nov 20, 2019 • 70 min
Dave and Ethan interview the director of Weird Al’s “Lame Claim to Fame” music video - as well as music videos for Reel Big Fish and MC Lars - Tim Thompson!
Strings Attached Bonus Episode 21 cm - Weird Al Friday Evening Seattle, WA Review
Nov 18, 2019 • 88 min
In this bonus episode, Dave and Ethan review Weird Al’s Friday evening Seattle, WA stop on the Strings Attached Tour.
Episode 28” - The Gregory Brothers
Nov 13, 2019 • 47 min
Dave and Ethan interview Evan and Michael Gregory of The Gregory Brothers - known for their amazing Emmy-nominated comedy music including “Songify This - The Bed Intruder Song,” the theme song to Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and a song with Weird Al himself…
Episode 27” - Unreleased Weird Al Music with Jon “Bermuda” Schwartz
Nov 6, 2019 • 63 min
Dave and Ethan sit down with Jon “Bermuda” Schwartz to listen to and talk about super rare and never-before-heard unreleased Weird Al music & audio clips!
Episode 26” - Filmmaker Russ McGarry & Weird Al Tattoos!
Oct 30, 2019 • 60 min
Dave and Ethan interview mystery guest Russ McGarry about his part in Al’s “Behind the Music” and “Set In Skin” - the celebrity fan tattoo special that brought Dave and Al together on TV. Dave also discusses the history behind his famed Weird Al tattoos.
Episode 25” - Judy Tenuta
Oct 23, 2019 • 68 min
Dave and Ethan interview “The Love Goddess” herself, Judy Tenuta! In addition to speaking with the famed comedian and Weird Al collaborator, Dave and Ethan celebrate Weird Al’s 60th birthday with special messages from friends and fans! It could happen!
Strings Attached Bonus Episode 20 cm - Weird Al Morrison, CO Review
Oct 20, 2019 • 78 min
In this bonus episode, Dave and Ethan review Weird Al’s Morrison, CO stop on the Strings Attached Tour.
Episode 24” - UHF Album with UHJeff
Oct 16, 2019 • 68 min
Dave and Ethan determine the definitive top 5 songs off of the UHF album with help from Jeff Nucera aka UHJeff!
Episode 23” - Scott Rogowsky
Oct 9, 2019 • 46 min
Dave and Ethan interview the quiz daddy himself - Scott Rogowsky - comedian and original host of HQ Trivia! Dave and Ethan also discuss Weird Al’s first album to be certified double-platinum, Weird Al t-shirt collecting, and they cast Breaking Bad with…
Strings Attached Bonus Episode 19 cm - Weird Al Lewiston, NY Review
Oct 7, 2019 • 41 min
In this bonus episode, Dave and Ethan review Weird Al’s Lewiston, NY stop on the Strings Attached Tour.
Episode 22” - Kelly Phillips
Oct 2, 2019 • 37 min
Dave and Ethan interview Kelly Phillips - illustrator, cartoonist & author of “Weird Me.”
Strings Attached Bonus Episode 18 cm - Weird Al Boston, MA Review
Oct 1, 2019 • 43 min
In this bonus episode, Dave and Ethan review Weird Al’s Boston, MA stop on the Strings Attached Tour.
Episode 21” - Comedian Dave Hill
Sep 25, 2019 • 44 min
Dave and Ethan interview comedian/musician/actor/author Dave Hill regarding his new book, “Parking The Moose,” and his past appearance with Weird Al.
Episode 20” - Rubén Valtierra
Sep 18, 2019 • 45 min
Dave and Ethan interview Rubén Valtierra - Weird Al’s hilarious longtime keyboard player!
Episode 19” - Portugal. The Man (John Gourley & Zach Carothers)
Sep 11, 2019 • 53 min
Dave and Ethan interview the world-famous Portugal. The Man founding members - John Gourley & Zach Carothers - about their love of Weird Al!
Strings Attached Bonus Episode 17 cm - Weird Al New York, NY Review
Sep 9, 2019 • 66 min
In this bonus episode, Dave and Ethan review Weird Al’s New York, NY stop on the Strings Attached Tour.
Episode 18” - Strings Attached Conductor Eric Roth
Sep 4, 2019 • 50 min
Dave and Ethan send off the String Attached Tour by interviewing the touring conductor of more than 50 performances - Eric Roth!
Strings Attached Bonus Episode 16 cm - Weird Al Mashantucket, CT Review
Sep 3, 2019 • 63 min
In this bonus episode, Dave and Ethan review Weird Al’s Mashantucket, CT stop on the Strings Attached Tour.
Strings Attached Bonus Episode 15 cm - Weird Al Gilford, NH Review
Aug 30, 2019 • 27 min
In this bonus episode, Ethan reviews Weird Al’s Gilford, NH stop on the Strings Attached Tour.
Episode 17” - Celebration of Al’s Hollywood Star with Vikki DeVries
Aug 28, 2019 • 73 min
To celebrate the one-year anniversary of Weird Al getting his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Dave and Ethan welcome Vikki DeVries, treasurer and co-founder of the Weird Al Star Fund, to discuss her and Dave’s 15-year journey to successfully…
Strings Attached Bonus Episode 14 cm - Weird Al Vienna, VA Review
Aug 27, 2019 • 68 min
In this bonus episode, Dave and Ethan review Weird Al’s Vienna, VA stop on the Strings Attached Tour.
Episode 16” - Jon “Bermuda” Schwartz Returns
Aug 21, 2019 • 44 min
Dave and Ethan welcome Weird Al drummer, historian and archivist - Jon “Bermuda” Schwartz - back to the podcast!
Strings Attached Bonus Episode 13 cm - Fans React to Strings Attached
Aug 17, 2019 • 10 min
In this bonus episode, fans react to seeing Weird Al’s July 12 Strings Attached Tour show in Philadelphia, PA, and Dave and Ethan listen to their podcast hotline voicemails.
Episode 15” - Jonah Ray
Aug 14, 2019 • 61 min
Dave and Ethan interview Jonah Ray - comedian & host of Mystery Science Theater 3000 - on the heels of the release of, “You Can’t Call Me Al,” his Weird Al punk cover album.
Strings Attached Bonus Episode 12 cm - Weird Al Philadelphia, PA Review
Aug 12, 2019 • 85 min
In this bonus episode, Dave and Ethan review Weird Al’s Philadelphia, PA stop on the Strings Attached Tour.
Episode 14” - VIP Host JW Hallford
Aug 7, 2019 • 53 min
Dave and Ethan interview JW Hallford - the Weird Al VIP host & mastermind since the Mandatory Fun Tours!
Strings Attached Bonus Episode 11 cm - Weird Al Syracuse, NY Review
Aug 2, 2019 • 46 min
In this bonus episode, Ethan and guest co-host Ethan’s Cousin Katie review Weird Al’s Syracuse, NY stop on the Strings Attached Tour.
Episode 13” - UHF Co-Star David Bowe (Part 2)
Jul 31, 2019 • 55 min
Part 2 of Dave and Ethan’s interview with David Bowe - known for playing the memorable Bob aka Bob-O the Clown in UHF! Dave and Ethan wrap up UHF month with a trivia-filled segment featuring none other than UHJeff!
Strings Attached Bonus Episode 10 cm - Weird Al Toronto, ONT Review
Jul 29, 2019 • 47 min
In this bonus episode, Ethan and guest co-hosts Ethan’s Mom and Ethan’s Grandma review Weird Al’s Toronto, ONT stop on the Strings Attached Tour.
Episode 12” - UHF Co-Star David Bowe (Part 1)
Jul 24, 2019 • 57 min
Part 1 of Dave and Ethan’s interview with David Bowe - known for playing the memorable Bob aka Bob-O the Clown in UHF! The 30th anniversary UHF celebration continues when Dave eats his first-ever Twinkie wiener sandwich.
Strings Attached Bonus Episode 9 cm - Weird Al Pittsburgh, PA Review
Jul 19, 2019 • 49 min
In this bonus episode, Dave and Ethan review Weird Al’s Pittsburgh, PA stop on the Strings Attached Tour.
Episode 11” - UHF Composer John Du Prez
Jul 17, 2019 • 46 min
Dave and Ethan continue their month-long celebration of UHF on its 30th anniversary by interviewing John Du Prez, composer of UHF!
Strings Attached Bonus Episode 8 cm - Weird Al Cleveland, OH Review
Jul 12, 2019 • 58 min
In this bonus episode, Dave and Ethan review Weird Al’s Cleveland, OH stop on the Strings Attached Tour.
Episode 10” - Jon “Bermuda” Schwartz & UHF Filming Locations
Jul 10, 2019 • 48 min
Dave and Ethan continue their month-long UHF 30th Anniversary celebration with a discussion about UHF alongside Weird Al’s longtime drummer, Jon “Bermuda” Schwartz! Dave and Ethan also dig in to Dave’s trip to Tulsa, OK to visit UHF filming locations!
Strings Attached Bonus Episode 7 cm - Weird Al Orlando, FL Review
Jul 8, 2019 • 36 min
In this bonus episode, Dave and guest co-host Jackie Rossi review Weird Al’s Orlando, FL stop on the Strings Attached Tour.
Episode 9” - UHF Collection & Susan McNabb Interview
Jul 3, 2019 • 66 min
Dave and Ethan kick off a month-long celebration of the 30th Anniversary of UHF with a discussion of rare and interesting UHF-related items in their Weird Al collections, and interview Susan McNabb about her memorable appearance in the UHF music video!
Strings Attached Bonus Episode 6 cm - Weird Al St. Augustine, FL Review
Jun 28, 2019 • 44 min
In this bonus episode, Dave and guest co-host Jackie Rossi review Weird Al’s St. Augustine, FL stop on the Strings Attached Tour.
Episode 8” - Comedian Eliot Chang & Top 5 Dare To Be Stupid Songs
Jun 26, 2019 • 49 min
Dave and Ethan interview comedian and Weird Al fan Eliot Chang, and also collectively determine the top 5 songs on Dare To Be Stupid.
Strings Attached Bonus Episode 5 cm - Weird Al Melbourne, FL Review
Jun 21, 2019 • 39 min
In this bonus episode, Dave and guest co-host Jackie Rossi review Weird Al’s Melbourne, FL stop on the Strings Attached Tour.
Episode 7” - Mr. Lawrence
Jun 19, 2019 • 53 min
Dave and Ethan interview Mr. Lawrence - voice of Plankton on Spongebob Squarepants and illustrator of Weird Al’s The Food Album cover art.
Strings Attached Bonus Episode 4 cm - Fans React to Strings Attached
Jun 17, 2019 • 6 min
In this bonus episode, fans react to seeing Weird Al’s June 6 Strings Attached Tour show in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Strings Attached Bonus Episode 3 cm - Weird Al Fort Lauderdale, FL Review
Jun 14, 2019 • 49 min
In this bonus episode, Dave and guest co-host Jackie Rossi review Weird Al’s Fort Lauderdale, FL stop on the Strings Attached Tour.
Episode 6” - MC Lars
Jun 12, 2019 • 41 min
Dave and Ethan interview MC Lars - a rapper who doesn’t shy away from nerdy topics nor his love for Weird Al!
Strings Attached Bonus Episode 2 cm - Weird Al Merchandise Review
Jun 10, 2019 • 26 min
In this bonus episode, Dave and guest co-host Jackie Rossi review the new merchandise available at Weird Al’s Strings Attached Tour.
Strings Attached Bonus Episode 1 cm - Weird Al Clearwater, FL Review
Jun 6, 2019 • 61 min
In this bonus episode, Dave and guest co-host Jackie Rossi review Weird Al’s Clearwater, FL stop on the Strings Attached Tour.
Episode 5” - Weird Al Orchestrator Scott O’Neil
Jun 5, 2019 • 52 min
Dave and Ethan interview Scott O’Neil - orchestrator for Weird Al’s Strings Attached tour & conductor of the Colorado Symphony for the Red Rocks performance in Denver on 8/1/19.
Episode 4” - Kyle Carrozza aka TV’s Kyle & Tour Speculation!
May 29, 2019 • 65 min
Dave and Ethan interview Kyle Carrozza aka TV’s Kyle - creator and star of Cartoon Network’s Mighty Magiswords. Dave and Ethan also speculate on the Strings Attached tour and celebrate Ethan’s birthday!
Episode 3” - Jeff Nucera aka UHJeff
May 22, 2019 • 40 min
Dave and Ethan interview Weird Al super fan, trivia master, and Close Personal Friends of Al mail person - Jeff Nucera aka UHJeff!
Episode 2” - Squeeze Box Designers Meghan Foley & Annie Stoll
May 15, 2019 • 44 min
Dave and Ethan interview Meghan Foley & Annie Stoll, the Grammy Award-winning graphic designers behind Squeeze Box: The Complete Works of “Weird Al” Yankovic!
Episode 1” - Jim “Kimo” West
May 8, 2019 • 49 min
In the very first episode, Dave and Ethan introduce the podcast, premiere the amazing theme song, and interview Jim “Kimo” West.