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Leonard Cohen Accepts Glenn Gould Prize, Donates Money May 16, 2012: Leonard Cohen donated the 50k Glenn Gould prize money to the Canada Council for the Arts. Very cool. Here, in this The Globe and Mail article, he discusses his relationship with Glenn Gould: He recalled meeting the Toronto native for the first time around 1960. A twenty-something Cohen was interviewing Gould for a magazine and nervously [...]
Listen to Leonard Cohen Read His Poems February 17, 2012: Thanks to this NY Daily News post we can all listen to the "Canadian crooner" (Leonard Cohen) reading poems in 1966.
Billboard Koan, Shitty Namaste April 5, 2010: The Ben Franklin Bridge connects Philadelphia and Camden NJ, where both wine and gas are cheaper. The first thing you see from the bridge’s eastbound downside (as they say in traffic reports—my current unstartable poem is called “Eastbound Downside”) is the big red-and-blackgray billboard advertising Droid, Verizon’s new iPhone-type [...]