1. Weird Al's New Album Skyrockets To #1, As Entire World Simultaneously Forgets He's A Huge Dork

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Bouyed in part by an eight-day, eight-video roll-out promo stunt, Weird Al Yankovic's new album Mandatory Fun seems on track to debut at No. 1 on Billboard's 200 Chart, a first for the accordion-playing parodist who first received exposure through Dr. Demento's absurdist radio program in the mid-70s. This means that Weird Al's novelty songs are now more popular and cooler than the pop hits they're making fun of.


2. U.S. Supreme Court Tells Gay Utahns To Stop Being Married For A While

More than a thousand same-sex marriages are currently in limbo, after the U.S. Supreme Court put a halt on their benefits until a state appeal to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals is completed.

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