Music Studies' Daniel Goldmark talks about "Weird Al" Yankovic

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'Weird: The Al Yankovic Story' lacks an actual critique of the man himself

HuffPostDaniel Goldmark, director of the Center for Popular Music Studies, shared the cultural impact of the life of the “White and Nerdy” musician “Weird Al” Yankovic. “It’s like, ‘Let’s take something that seems like a totally normal setup and then one screw is loose, figuratively speaking, and then what happens if we just keep pressing on that?’” he said. “So, if that’s the way you think about pop music and that’s the way you hear things — ‘Oh, yeah, what happens if… ?’ — And then you just sort of go from there.”