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Reader: Bob Dylan has had enough of our toady validation

"Maybe he can smell the desperation in the way we exalt and glom onto any artists/celebrities with even a hint of association with Minnesota."

"Maybe he can smell the desperation in the way we exalt and glom onto any artists/celebrities with even a hint of association with Minnesota."

Reader Kate Murray responds to Bob Dylan announces new album, tour with no MN dates :-(

"Dylan has said that he was born with 'the wrong name to the wrong parents.' Clearly he doesn't feel that he owes anything to his roots in MN. Considering his most formative time was probably spent on the coasts, that's more or less fair.

"Or maybe he can smell the desperation in the way we exalt and glom onto any artists/celebrities with even a hint of association with Minnesota. We're like the creepy friend of a friend who's best avoided. Unless you're Prince, who can't seem to get enough of our toady validation."