Why? Because WEIRD AL, THAT'S WHY!
The style of Weird Al Yankovic's newest album cover is meant to evoke a Soviet-era propaganda feel, with a hint of totalitarian oppression. Rolling Stone described his outfit as "what appears to be a Russian military uniform". But is it? Is it Russian, or Soviet, or what?
Exactly what it says on the tin. Seventh released music video from "Weird Al" Yankovic's recently released 14th studio album Mandatory Fun.
So we all know that our reptilian overlords are suppressing the human race, aliens are trying to probe our butts and read our minds, and FEMA agents are planning to open up their concentration camps in the deserts of New Mexico, Arizona, and Nevada. Now Weird Al is exposing the truth in his parody video of "Royals". …
Weird Al has you covered this week.
...With predictably corny and fun results:
Here in Oregon, a landscaper accidentally caused the largest single known bumblebee die-off, while trying to poison some aphids. 50,000 dead, plus potentially a few more elsewhere. The landscaper may or may not have broken the law at the same time, but we'll see.