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Features // 32 Articles
Columns // 5 Articles
Reviews // 47 Articles
Blogs // 18 Articles
News // 9 Articles
Media // 2 Articles

The Return of the Great White Boss, Bruce Springsteen
18 Jun 2015 // 8:00 PM

The seven albums in this Collection capture the tension inherent to Springsteen's ultimate transformation into a global megastar.

Last of the Rock Stars? An Interview With Elliott Murphy
19 Mar 2015 // 8:20 PM

As Elliot Murphy tells PopMatters, the new reimagining of his 1973 debut Aquashow may be the most profound musical adventure of his 40-plus year career yet.


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?


Bob Dylan: The Bootleg Series Vol. 12: The Cutting Edge 1965–1966
9 Nov 2015 // 8:30 PM

Bob Dylan opens the vault to his most important period, the golden age that produced his three greatest albums.

Bob Dylan's Magical, Controversial Night Shows No Signs of Losing Life
19 Aug 2015 // 8:05 PM

Elijah Wald expertly recreates the (in)famous Newport electric set, shifting perspective amongst Dylan, Seeger and others to fans in the crowd and even the beleaguered sound man.


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.


Back to the Basement With Bob Dylan
3 Nov 2014 // 8:15 AM

Taken as a single seven-hour-plus narrative told in music, the recordings bear witness to the birth of a new Dylan, one for whom songs are restless creations that gain strength with each new interpretation.

Dylan’s ‘Blood on the Tracks’ as a film? 10 albums seeking scripts
9 Apr 2012 // 1:35 AM

LOS ANGELES — A Brazilian production company has acquired the rights to Bob Dylan’s landmark 1975 album “Blood on the Tracks” for an English-language feature film,

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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