This is pretty much going to be a no April Fools’ Day zone again this year. At least, in posts.
Go pee first: you’re going to be watching this for a while.
A couple of things about this:
First off: this is what happens when a song stops being contemporary and starts being myth. I mean, compare that parody to this one*:
The latter assumes that you’ve seen the original; the first merely assumes that you know of the original. Completely different humor.
Somehow missed this:
On the other hand, this pretty much confirms it: Taylor Swift made the cut. In his way, Yankovic is one of the arbiters of what is noteworthy in American pop music, and what is not.