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Features // 34 Articles
Columns // 5 Articles
Reviews // 51 Articles
Blogs // 18 Articles
News // 11 Articles
Media // 2 Articles
//Features

Trump’s Inauguration: Five Songs by Five White Men for a Very White Administration
18 Jan 2017 // 8:30 PM

Think pieces, fiery speeches, and fact-checking takedowns of a demagogue’s rhetoric can overwhelm the true power of great art -- specifically the strength of a song to save or change the world.

Persona and Modern Music in 17 Songs
17 Apr 2016 // 8:00 PM

Persona -- the “I” of the song -- has evolved, broadened, and expanded to more fully represent a diversity of experiences as well as emotional, political, and cultural orientations.

//Columns

A Nightly Ritual: Bob Dylan's Never-Changing Set List
7 Jun 2015 // 9:30 PM

Bob Dylan's current show is a book musical without the book, crafted by the American Shakespeare.

Everyone Lost: Protest Art and the Iraq War
7 Mar 2013 // 4:30 PM

While people were killing and dying, what did it matter whether there were decent songs being sung, insightful films being produced, appropriate art being inspired? When did poetry ever stop a war?

//Reviews

Bob Dylan, 'The Lyrics: 1961-2012'
14 Dec 2016 // 2:30 AM

Grizzled poet, mercurial visionary, and now Nobel Prize winner. More than 50 years of Dylan lyrics are lovingly compiled in this handsome set.

Bob Dylan: Fallen Angels
20 May 2016 // 2:44 AM

Fallen Angels is a touching tribute to Dylan’s continued passion for music, his love of performing and a celebration of some damn good songs.

//Blogs

Watkins Family Hour Stroll Down 'Highway 61 Revisited' at Lincoln Center (Photos)
13 Aug 2015 // 4:30 AM

Lincoln Center and Americanafest NYC welcomed the Watkins Family Hour for a special performance of Bob Dylan's Highway '61 Revisited.

Sam Peckinpah's 'Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid' Is the Last Great Western
20 Mar 2015 // 4:00 AM

This is not just a great Peckinpah film, but perhaps Hollywood’s last great classic Western, a film of tremendous self-reflection and deep sadness.

//News

Revolutionary Poet: Bob Dylan Upended Foundations of Pop With His Literate Lyrics
17 Oct 2016 // 5:30 AM

Bob Dylan opened the doors of what was possible in popular music with his 1965 single "Like a Rolling Stone".

Bowie, Dylan, Little Richard Among the Best Pop Music Boxed Sets
7 Dec 2015 // 3:45 AM

Here are some of the most notable boxed sets this year in rock and pop...

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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