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Ep. #846: BOECKNER

Dan Boeckner discusses BOECKNER and Boeckner!, Canada’s politics, history, and capitulation to fascism, feckless Canadian journalism, Israel, Palestine, and perceptions of the war crimes in Gaza, how aspects of the pandemic and human behaviour influenced the lyrics on his otherwise upbeat and powerful new album, collaborating with Matt Chamberlain, Brad Laner, and Kiwi Jr.’s Jeremy Gaudet, answering a Patreon question, tour dates, other future plans, and much more.

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In Review: Bob Dylan’s Rough and Rowdy Ways

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Ep. #828: ‘Bob Dylan: Mixing Up the Medicine’ with Mark Davidson & Parker Fishel

Mark Davidson and Parker Fishel discuss their work on the essential new book, Bob Dylan: Mixing Up the Medicine, its fascinating essays and notable contributors and their access to almost any of Dylan’s manuscripts and lyric notebooks at the Bob Dylan Center that they asked for, clamouring for mythical material by Dylan, Charlie Parker, and Fugazi, why it feels like Dylan is telling us he’s retiring, the latest on the Bob Dylan Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, other future plans, and much more.

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Ep. #793: Ray Padgett

Ray Padgett discusses his remarkable new book, Pledging My Time – Conversations with Bob Dylan Band Members, his music journalism origin story, loving “Weird Al” Yankovic and MAD Magazine, first getting into Dylan and then the obsession with all things Dylan, why seeing one show is never enough and his excellent live Dylan newsletter, whether Dylan might be retiring, talking to people who rarely or have never discussed working with Dylan, learning more about the man through others, future plans, and much more. Supported by you on PatreonPizza Trokaderothe BookshelfPlanet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts. Support Y.E.S.S. and Black Women United YEG. Follow vish online.