Weird Al: An Analysis w/ Nathan Rabin

Nathan Rabin was the first head writer for the AV Club and has written such books The Big Rewind, My Year of Flops, and You Don’t Know Me but You Don’t Like Me: Phish, Insane Clown Posse, and My Misadventures with Two of Music’s Most Maligned Tribes. Now he’s working on The World Accordion to Al, a book of essays analyzing every song from Weird Al’s 15 album career. Here, he explains how and why.

Check out the Kickstarter for The World Accordion to Al here, plus Nathan’s other writing at

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