As Monday marked the 50th anniversary of Bob Dylan’s arrival in New York City, we move now to the second Jeremy Krinsley-helmed video in our week-long celebration. Today’s tour stop features 161 West Fourth Street, the site of Dylan’s first New York apartment (rent: $60 a month), and the just-around-the-corner Jones Street, the snowy, slushy (just like today!) setting of one of the most famous album covers in music history.
"More than any other contemporary African-American athlete, his ability to thrive in the pressure cooker of corporate America, while never making any embarrassing 'I’m not black, I’m universal' comments or selling his soul rather than just his visage, makes him a role model"
“Though his work for human rights is unassailable, the books grow worse and worse, the tales of his derring-do more and more farfetched. Finally, without at all forgiving him his lies, one feels sorry for Kosinski.”