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Hear This: “White & Nerdy” planted the seeds for the “Weird Al” renaissance

In Hear This, The A.V. Club writers sing the praises of songs they know well. This week, we’re picking songs that saw an artist bounce back after releasing a dud of a record. “Weird Al” Yankovic, “White & Nerdy” (2006) “Weird Al” Yankovic’s 2003 album Poodle Hat wasn’t exactly a flop—it charted well on Billboard, and earned the beloved parodist his third Grammy win.
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