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It's definitely a plausible alternate -- has the same pun. Works, but it lacks the immediacy and passion of the Badfinger song. The Dylan irony and detachment is a way to go, but then it's pure estheticism. Badfinger captures Walter, VM/BD would have been a stylish commentator.

I was wondering how this song would have worked -- thanks!
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Wonderful bit from TV's Golden Age
This video clip induced a visceral longing for an alternate universe in which Chuck Berry and Elvis never happened -- it may be the first time I've experienced that. Steve Allen used this as his theme song. He wrote it (Steve...
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Good course on modern political thought. Lots of good stuff here.
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What's Your Bene/Male Ratio?
Most of us were brought up not to "curse." When I was growing up, that cover a whole range of speech: scatology and other biological rudeness, sexual obscenity, blasphemy, and damning were included. My prim daughter has added the word "suck," when used as a...
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Adventures in Hegel -- The Phenomenology
I've been trying to come to terms with Hegel, on and off, for over 20 years. The motivation is plain: if one tries reading the existentialists, phenomenologists, or postmoderns of the 20th century, for example, one can't take a step without huge reference a...
I've been trying to come to terms with Hegel, on and off, for over 20 years. The motivation is plain: if one tries reading the existentialists, phenomenologists, or postmoderns of the 20th century, for example, one can't take...
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Behold the power of this fully operational Matlock movie rerun! 
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I especially enjoyed his story about his experience with John Maynard Keynes.
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Gosh, I hope you've found the correct "James." Now that George Plimpton has passed away, is the title "Professional Amateur" available again?
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