Dorothy sets out on the Yellow Brick Road.

He seizes the sword or the treasure and is pursued on the road back to his world.

Neal Cassady (Dean Moriarty in On the Road) wrote a couple books.

The hero's supreme ordeal may grant him a better understanding of women, leading to a reconciliation with the opposite sex.


The hero's not out of the woods yet.

"The Road" was an inspiration for Kerouac's "On the Road": .

570: And the year that Ozzy Osbourne bit the head off a live bat onstage, and Cats began its regrettable Broadway run. I suspect the two events are linked.

Example of an annotated bibliography arranged alphabetically by document title within broad subject areas, such as Weapons of Mass Destruction, Afghanistan, and Organizing the Government to Combat Terrorism.

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But, is the classic statement of the superiority of pop music of the past to today. I think much of it is completely wrongheaded (his love of Prog rock for example) but provacatively so. The argument that sticks with me is:

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Off the top of my head: Leslie Feist and Sufjan Stevens are both candidates in the singer-songwriter mode (depending on how you define "started in the last five years," certainly both have risen to prominence in that time). In a different idiom, Damian Marley. Winehouse is in there on the strength of one album alone, hopefully she manages to produce more before drug addiction kills her. Broaden the scope to the last fifteen years and you have Jack White (White Stripes), Neko Case (haters be damned), Thom Yorke (Radiohead), PJ Harvey, Chan Marshall (Cat Power), Ben Harper, Kurt Cobain (much though it pains me to admit it) et cetera. All have made contributions that should have at least a few decades' longevity in them.

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A good example of really effective lectures are the Chatauqua-like ones in Bar Review courses. Polished routines, they can be appreciated as such even as they're making points in easily-remembered ways. I actually enjoyed them.

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I don't know whether I'm idealizing some non-existent past or not. Maybe I'm just gradually realizing how the world has always worked. But connections seem increasingly important compared to meritocracy. I remember the first time I met an ambitious who thought of college almost entirely as networking rather than as learning subject matter was in 1983, when I was in Taiwan meeting various grad student / junior year abroad / post-BA types who were supposedly getting language skills. More than one person was entirely connections-focussed.

along the literary lines of Jack Kerouac.

There are certain labels whose specific sound and constellation of artists seems to be a bigger phenomenon than any single act. Ninja Tunes would be a good example (home of TCO, Kid Koala and Amon Tobin among others).