It's hard to be cool when you play the accordion. But after thirty years of creating parodies of popular hits, "Weird Al" Yankovic hit a whole new level of cool with his new album — a number one spot on the Billboard chart.
Press freedom in the Kingdom of Thailand is limited, so one group has turned to an online comedy newscast to report on the political turmoil in the country. It's more slapstick than The Daily Show, but that helps it slide by potential government critics.
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