Happy birthday, Bob.
Alex Ross posted some favorite lines.
There is something about Dylan--the musician, the poet, the cryptic cultural figure-- that is gratuitously compelling. If grace were to exist, it would feel something like listening to Dylan, to that "thin wild mercury sound" of 45 years ago.
It seems miraculous that he is still alive, both literally and figuratively.
Favorite line? At random:
"Well, the comic book and me, just us, we caught the bus"