"When I first received this Nobel Prize for Literature, I got to wondering exactly how my songs related to literature," Bob Dylan said ...Listen Bob Dylan's lecture. He then cited musicians who inspired him -- including Buddy Holly, whose music "changed my life" and made him want to write songs when he was a teenager -- and the classic novels that made a big impression, including "Moby Dick", "All Quiet on the Western Front" and "The Odyssey". Referring to the main character Odysseus, the writer of "Blowin' In The Wind" said in the speech: "He's tossed and turned by the winds. Restless winds, chilly winds, unfriendly winds. He travels far, and then he gets blown back." Nobel Lecture | Swedish Academy
Black days ahead for blogoshphere as Ann Stocker also lamented about the "Last Post" by another Joe - Smarter Joe Kristan (as his Roth & Company is joining Eide Bailly) : "Hope you only take the summer off….and come back stronger than ever under the Eide Bailly brand. I (as well as many others) have learned so much from you and have appreciated the sharing of your ideas!!!"
"One can be taught—and one needs to be taught—how to look," says Philippe de Montebello. "This is why I am so impatient with those who want to position their museum as a form of entertainment" Dr Cope Pottery Collection
50 Years After “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” Life Flows On | Town Topics
There's something unsettling about these anniversaries.
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A Global Guide to Initiatives Tackling “Fake News” By Fergus Bell May 8, 2017 [many thanks!] – Here’s a list of initiatives that hope to fix trust in journalism and tackle “fake news”. There’s a lot. I’ve tried to collect an extensive list of projects, initiatives and tools created to fix trust in journalism and false/fake news and misinformation. This also includes efforts and initiatives around verification. Where possible I’ve also tried to attach where the funding has come from for each initiative.”
New database shows how prosecutors handled corporate crimes. Some corporations were never prosecuted.
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