What might Joni do to help your heartbreak? I think she's doing alright for someone with health problems. She's certainly not the first to point out that Dylan (great as he is) is a serial plagiarist; even better, she wrote a song about the time Jackson Browne beat the crap out of Daryl Hannah (I think Browne echoed… » 11/26/14 10:52am 11/26/14 10:52am

I'm not a big fan of Dean's politics, but I've never heard anything about him being a jerk on a personal level. Further, the overly enthused soundbite that took down his presidential aspirations reflects more on the public's unreasonable criteria for assessing candidates than it does on Dean himself - no one's career… » 3/05/14 10:17am 3/05/14 10:17am

I agree that she didn't want attention, and I also think Maslin's sibling rivalry theory sounds bonkers (didn't Ronan pipe right up to support Dylan?). There's little doubt in my mind, considering how Dylan describes in her Times piece how she feels when Allen's work gets awards, that the timing of it was designed to… » 2/22/14 12:57pm 2/22/14 12:57pm

I've seen both sides shading and cherry-picking the evidence that's out there to suit their narratives, but some things are either true or not. Point #2 in Maureen Orth's "10 Uneniable Facts" piece is that "Allen had been in therapy for alleged inappropriate behavior toward Dylan with a child psychologist before the… » 2/08/14 9:09am 2/08/14 9:09am