Tuesday, February 1, 2011
BJS052: Growing Up Weird
1:00:32 - Jacob & I meet up with fellow internet radio host Rob Usdin and his daughter for the premiere book signing of "Weird Al" Yankovic's first children's book, "When I Grow Up" at the Barnes & Nobel bookstore in the Marketfair mall in Princeton, NJ. Topics include kindergarten homework, closing school early when the weather cleared up, Jersey Jamcast, too loud to record in the food court, stores in the mall, DI vs. DSI, snooty malls, Big Fish decorum, Calendar Club, Toy Story 3 and other Disney dominoes, Monopoly varieties, A Christmas Story Monopoly, "Weird Al" Yankovic's education and career path, philosophy of doing what makes you happy, Al's talent with parody lyrics & harmonizations, style parodies, Al takes a picture, Al's parents' untimely death from carbon monoxide poisoning, children and technology, mobile movie viewing, TiVO, Al signs Jacob's book.
When I Grow Up: http://harpercollinschildrens.com/books/When-Grow-Up/?isbn13=9780061926914
When I Grow Up By "Weird Al" Yankovic Book Trailer: http://youtube.com/watch?v=fUt8L09fs8A
Marketfair Mall: http://marketfairmall.com
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Theme music: "The Chasing Game" by Friday's Child.