While studying architecture at Cal Poly, Al Yankovic was a DJ at KCPR. "It was sort of the surrogate Dr. Demento show because you couldn’t pick up the Dr. Demento show in San Luis Obispo," he said. "I brought in my collection of comedy and novelty and weird records and New Wave stuff that KCPR wasn’t playing in its regular rotation."
While studying architecture at Cal Poly, Al Yankovic was a DJ at KCPR. "It was sort of the surrogate Dr. Demento show because you couldn’t pick up the Dr. Demento show in San Luis Obispo," he said. "I brought in my collection of comedy and novelty and weird records and New Wave stuff that KCPR wasn’t playing in its regular rotation." Tribune file photo
While studying architecture at Cal Poly, Al Yankovic was a DJ at KCPR. "It was sort of the surrogate Dr. Demento show because you couldn’t pick up the Dr. Demento show in San Luis Obispo," he said. "I brought in my collection of comedy and novelty and weird records and New Wave stuff that KCPR wasn’t playing in its regular rotation." Tribune file photo

'Weird Al' Yankovic: Cal Poly alum still getting laughs after 35 years

July 24, 2014 5:28 PM