Alex Soojung-Kim Pang, Ph.D.

I study people, technology, and the worlds they make

The times really ARE a-changin

I think Seth Stevenson wins the prize for best article title with “Tangled Up in Boobs:”

When Bob Dylan shows up in a Victoria’s Secret commercial, it immediately triggers three questions. The first is: Am I hallucinating? Seriously, I think I’m hallucinating—can you see Bob Dylan, and did you eat the same shrimp I ate? The second is: Why on earth would Bob Dylan do this? And the third, and perhaps most puzzling, is: Why on earth would Victoria’s Secret do this?

[To the tune of Lou Reed, “Intro/Sweet Jane,” from the album Rock ‘n Roll Animal.]


  1. Bob Dylan and Victoria’s Secret might be beneficial for both of them :))

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