Experiencing the Postmodern Psyche in “I’m Not There”

I am posting this piece I wrote several years ago, in honor of Bob Dylan’s silence, in the wake of the Nobel committees decision to give him a technocratic prize, symbolic of mainstream values. Perhaps unwittingly, or unconsciously, the committee’s attempt to tie him into the larger canon of human literature, which fails to address […]

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The Myth of “Woodstock”

  Recently a MEME went around the web, supposedly depicting the gathering in North Dakota, of the protestors blocking the Dakota Pipeline. It turned out to be a Getty image of the 1969 Woodstock concert. Woodstock is the idealized form of what people hope is happening in all new gatherings, from Burning Man to the […]

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