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Friday, April 5, 2013

Watch: Huey Lewis Goes American Psycho on Weird Al as Sports Gets Reissued

Posted By on Fri, Apr 5, 2013 at 10:35 AM

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Remember that scene in American Psycho where Patrick Bateman extolls the virtues of the Bay Area's Huey Lewis and the News, just before pounding an axe through the cranium of Jared Leto? Yeah, of course you do -- and if you don't, well, it doesn't really matter: this clip of Huey and Al re-enacts it almost to a movement. Only it's funnier than the original. If you've ever wanted to watch Weird Al suffer a brutal end at the hands of an '80s pop-rock singer from San Francisco, here's your chance!

Here's the Funny or Die video with Lewis and Weird Al:

And here's the original scene from American Psycho:

Apparently the Lewis video is a tease for the 30th anniversary reissue of Huey Lewis & the News' classic album Sports. (Much of which definitely deserves a place in your driving-songs/being-jaunty-around-town playlist.) The 10-million-selling album will see release in a new commemorative edition May 14. To celebrate, the band is touring casinos and amphitheaters, including some in California. Which could be fun -- but you could also have a lot of fun playing the first few minutes of Back to the Future on repeat.

- @iPORT

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