October 13, 2016

Bob Dylan Forces People To Have An Opinion On The Nobel Prize

You would think all the less-than-peaceful people who won the Nobel Peace Prize over the years would ruffle a few feathers, but nothing has caused outrage quite like a songwriter winning the Nobel Prize for Literature. Ironically, reaction to Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize sounds similar to his music: whiny, hippy nonsense that no one should take too seriously. Fan or not, the Nobel Academy argued that Dylan’s “tremendous impact on popular music” is hard to ignore, even crediting him with “having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.” If this is the new trend in literature, a posthumous award for Bowie better be next.

Yes, I want to sound marginally more intelligent: