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The Dylanologists take obsessive fandom to a new level

Bob Dylan is considered one of the most brilliant-and enigmatic-artists of the last 50 years. Just when the public or his fans think they understand the man and his work, he shape-shifts, turns 180 degrees, or simply melts away. The more the he pulls back, the more a certain group of fans pushes forward. They’re called The Dylanologists. They rummage through his garbage, break into his house and sleep in his bed, even buy the high-chair he ate in as a baby, all to obtain some secret knowledge of the universe they believe only he can provide. We talk with author David Kinney about his book The Dylanologists: Adventures in the Land of Bob. (Sony Columbia)

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