Here are six things everyone’s been talking about this week:
1. WEIRD AL YANKOVIC
Choosing to release 8 music videos in eight days as a promotional campaign for his new album, Mandatory Fun, parody-king Weird Al Yankovic has suddenly reestablished his pop culture relevancy in a hilarious way. With Tacky, Foil, and a slew of other viral-worthy releases, Weird Al is making it known that he’ll never be a sign of a foregoing decade.
Check out his latest Pixies-related music video, First World Problems:
2. BEYONCE AND HER ‘FIFTY SHADES OF GREY’ INSTAGRAM POST
Beyonce surprised the Instagram world with her video post, below, featuring a teaser for the impending Fifty Shades Of Grey movie. As an effort to ready fans for the official trailer which drops next week, Beyonce shared this snippet which includes a slowed-down remix of her 2003-hit, Crazy In Love.
3. CONAN O’BRIEN AND DAVE FRANCO JOIN TINDER
In a video, below, that follows the guys in a van full of duct tape, Conan O’brien and Dave Franco hilariously explore the Tinder dating-app world.
4. EVEN AFTER DEATH, KASEY KASEM IS STILL MIA
After originally missing because his wife was trying to hide him from his power of attorney wielding family which aggravated the Lewy body dementia that caused his death, Kasey Kasem, is again making headlines for disappearing. Only this time, it’s his corpse that has gone MIA since last being spotted at a funeral home in Tacoma, Washington. Can his wife and family just let him rest in peace already?
5. MALAYSIA AIRLINES FLIGHT 17
Humanity is mourning the international airline flight that was allegedly destroyed for flying over restricted military air space. Killing a total of 298 people, the world is wanting answers. Was Russia involved?
6. EPISODE 2 OF ‘SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL’
This week’s installment of the refreshed anime saw the introduction of Ami Mizuno as Sailor Mercury. Featuring choppier animation but a more direct retelling of the story, fans worldwide were still delighted by the debut of one of Japan’s most beloved Sailor Moon characters.