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"Word Crimes"

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Corky Ramirez up on 94th St., Jul 15, 2014.

  1. Pretty sure if you're on Facebook with friends in journalism, your feed, like mine, is blowing up with Weird Al's latest.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Gv0H-vPoDc&feature=share

    As an ex-hack who is now an English teacher, all I can say is bra-vo, Mr. Yankovic. I should show this once a week in clas.

    Side note: Pretty remarkable that he's had this corner of the industry all to himself, for the most part, for almost the last 35 years.
    Side note II: A friend had an extra ticket to see him in concert at Mohegan Sun about 10 years ago, so I went. It lasted three hours and he didn't take a break. It was one of the more energetic shows I've ever seen from any performer, and the sold-out crowd loved it.
     
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