Friday, June 16, 2017

"Don't criticize what you can't understand," says the kid from Hibbing.

Honoree Bob Dylan

Is Bob Dylan a plagiarist? The author of this article thinks he lifted chunks of his Nobel Lecture from a booklet on Moby Dick written to help high school and college students review books they haven't read.

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Rolling Stone covers the story here.

Variety's take is here.

Vanity Fair tut-tuts here.

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