Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Stochastic Tuesday

Check out Alex Ross' "Random Rules" on the Onion AV Club site.
That lasted through the Dylan moment: I was in Berlin staying at a friend's apartment with only five records, and for whatever reason, it was a quasi-religious experience. You know when you're in isolation—William James talks about this in The Varieties Of Religious Experience—you're kind of prone to it. So I became this crazy Dylan fanatic, and then started working on a piece that took several years to write, for TheNew Yorker.
It's worth a read.


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