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Dec
11th
2016

Bob Dylan, Dante, and Genres of Literature · 11:44pm Dec 11th, 2016

This year Bob Dylan has received the Nobel Prize in Literature. As this is the first time the prize has been awarded to a singer-songwriter, it has caused no end of heated discussion in educated circles about whether this was the right decision. Traditionally the prize has gone to novelists, philosophers and poets. But the times they are a changin’, and the prize committee appears to be now more open to alternative ideas about what constitutes ‘literature’, and willing to take a look at more

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Jul
20th
2016

To: Randy Robertson · 1:50am Jul 20th, 2016

LIKE A ROLLING STONE
(Bob Dylan) Warner Bros. Inc.; Special Rider Music (ASCAP)

(Courtesy of Columbia Records by arrangement with Sony Music Licensing)

Once upon a time you dressed so fine
You threw the bums a dime in your prime, didn’t you?
People’d call, say, “Beware doll, you’re bound to fall”
You thought they were all kiddin’ you
You used to laugh about
Everybody that was hangin’ out
Now you don’t talk so loud

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Oct
24th
2016

Here's a fun spoof of the Alt-Right! · 3:49pm Oct 24th, 2016

TALKIN' JOHN BIRCH PARANOID BLUES
by Bob Dylan
2016 Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize!

Well, I was feelin’ sad and feelin’ blue
I didn’t know what in the world I wus gonna do
Them Communists they wus comin’ around
They wus in the air
They wus on the ground
They wouldn’t gimme no peace . . .

So I run down most hurriedly
And joined up with the John Birch Society
I got me a secret membership card
And started off a-walkin’ down the road
Yee-hoo, I’m a real John Bircher now!

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