“Bon Jovi beat sperm, ladies and gentlemen!”
Dylan meets Kesha.
As quick as Dylan was to adopt the blanket of Christianity in song and onstage, he was equally quick to drop it. But the prophetic impulse remained.”
“It’s shocking, crushing news. I thought the world of Tom. He was a great performer, full of the light, a friend, and I’ll never forget him.”
Had I been eating soup when I saw the cover of this week’s farewell issue of the Village Voice, I would have spit up.
Bomb threats, a frozen Kotel compromise, Zionists banned from pride parades, neo-Nazis rising and hurricanes hitting—not a good year for the Jews.
Yes, really: SparkNotes.
“Bob Dylan was born a Jew. Then he wasn’t, but now he’s back.”
In his (much-delayed) Nobel lecture, Bob Dylan waxes eloquent about everything from Buddy Holly to Homer’s ‘Odyssey’ to ‘Moby Dick.’ Take a listen.
Bob Dylan turns 76 today. Here are his 10 most Jewish songs.