Weird Al Yankovic
approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Weird Al's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Weird Al Yankovic comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Weird Al Yankovic - his real motivation, which describes the kind of person he is at heart and where his true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner Weird Al Yankovic" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Weird Al a little better. This page describes the disguise Yankovic wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Cautious, prudent, and rather self-contained, he is a person who approaches life realistically and who is not inclined to take foolish chances or get carried away by the overly optimistic or idealistic schemes of starry-eyed dreamers. In fact, Weird Al Yankovic frequently has a jaundiced view of such things. He is rather worldly-wise at a fairly young age, even somewhat of a cynic. Often the world does not seem like a safe, friendly place to Yankovic, and he tends to approach life in a guarded, conservative manner. He is generally calculated and careful, and is rarely spontaneous, fluid, open, and childlike.
He is pragmatic, shrewd, and an excellent strategist, carefully planning his moves for maximum effectiveness and advantage. He is willing to work long and persistently for what he wants and he often does things the hard way. Weird Al does not expect others to take care of him and sometimes refuses or simply does not seek any outside help. He is often very ambitious, but quietly so. There is nothing flamboyant or flashy about his approach. He is very responsible, conscientious, and concerned with his duties to others and how he comes across socially - his "rank" so to speak.
To others Weird Al Yankovic seems mature, serious, quiet, reflective, and emotionally detached. Weird Al dislikes sloppy sentimentality and will not openly display his feelings, especially the more tender ones. Yankovic likes to always appear poised and in control; and he hates to show any weakness, vulnerability, or chinks in his armor.
Weird Al Yankovic respects tradition and the time-honored way of doing things, and he feels that there is much to be gained from studying history and also by learning from older, more experienced people. A wise mentor or father is often Yankovic's guide in life, and he in turn develops a great deal of hard-earned wisdom, which he likes to impart to younger people.
Weird Al Yankovic has a stern, authoritarian, no-nonsense aspect to his personality. He expects much from himself and may not give himself enough leeway to experiment and make mistakes.
He also tends to be rather close-fisted, to save and conserve his money and resources rather than spending or enjoying them. Weird Al Yankovic spends money on things of quality and of lasting value, things which are good investments, but not frivolous, temporary pleasures. There is a bit of the ascetic in him. Weird Al exercises great self-discipline and self-control and he can "do without" very well. His tastes are generally understated and simple.
Though he may have other, more colorful and imaginative sides, the face Yankovic shows the world is modest and rather conservative.
Weird Al Yankovic has a mature and rather heavy, solemn demeanor, and he tends to take himself and life too seriously. He possesses a great deal of self-control, self-discipline, and a very dominant conscience. He may be dogged by feelings of personal inadequacy and inhibition. Weird Al Yankovic seems authoritarian to others.
There is a certain intensity, charisma or compelling attractiveness about Weird Al Yankovic that may have little to do with his physical features. It is energy, a subtle sexuality that he emanates. Moreover, Yankovic tends to do everything wholeheartedly and with passion, which is quite fascinating to other people. His instincts and psychological perceptions about others are quite incisive.
Weird Al Yankovic can get by in life almost on his personality alone. There is a radiant, warm, attractive quality about Weird Al that others cannot help responding to favorably. Usually he appears confident and clear about who he is, and it is very difficult not to notice him or feel his influence when Yankovic is around.
He is assertive and bold. Weird Al Yankovic is willing to be the first person to speak up and make his position known, and to strike out on his own if necessary. Weird Al generally gets along better with men than with women because his approach is quite direct and sometimes tactless and insensitive as well. He can be a bit too forceful. However, Weird Al Yankovic's boldness is his calling card, and most people feel that he can at least be trusted to be honest with them.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn Conjunct Asc.
Pluto Trine Asc.
Sun Sextile Asc.
Mars Sextile Asc.