The musician was reportedly taken outside his Melville home in the early hours of Friday morning.
Describing black people’s customs as a filthy menace to public health is not a dispassionate observation: it the product of a racist ideology.
Right before Christmas, I had coffee with "Weird Al" Yankovic. The two of us had collaborated on my 2009 album This Gigantic Robot Kills, and had talked accordion triads and chord fingering over the phone while he was in the studio.