Layla was being teased at school in Virginia for wearing an R2-D2 jacket and Guardians of the Galaxy shirt. After hearing about this, the local chapter of the 501st Legion, Garrison Tyranus, decided to step in and help out by issuing her a set of Stormtrooper armor.
During Comedy Central's biennial Night of Too Many Stars benefit for New York Collaborates for Autism, Weird Al Yankovic and 13-year-old autistic singer Jodi DiPiazza performed a stunning rendition of the classic "Yoda" that moved me to tears.
Al "Weird Al" Yankovic has been making music for 38 years. His newest CD—and probably his last traditional album—drops today. Here's Word Crimes, the wonderful video for his great send-up of Robin Thicke's Blurred Lines.