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Weird Al: America’s Greatest Living Artist

With the No. 1 album in America, the parodist proves yet again the full depth of his genius

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How Will You Celebrate Allan Sherman Day?

Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel inaugurates a day honoring the parody king

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Allan Sherman’s Last Laugh

A thorough new biography chronicles the rise and fall of the big, Jewish self-destructive funnyman

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The Lighter Side

Novelty music walks the fine line between schlock and hilarity

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My Son, the Assimilator

Allan Sherman’s page in the American songbook