Hirsch insists that it is high time that we look at, listen to and talk “about the various aspects of Yankovic’s art that merit serious attention,” to move the reader to revisit Yankovic’s music and listen with fresh ears . . . Hirsch [makes] a good case for Yankovic’s artistic bona fides while still keeping things hopping.
4/1/20: Lily Hirsch joined WAMU's The 1A to discuss parody and "Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah."
7/18/20, Podcast: Author Lily Hirsch talks to Rock N Roll Archaeologist Christian Swain.
11/30/20: In his latest interview with Rolling Stone, Weird Al named book one of his favorite quarantine reads; “So, How Was Your 2020, ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic?”
12/29/20: The Washington Post named their review of the book one of their “Most-read reviews of the year.”