Bob Dylan’s Revealing Acceptance Speech

At an event for the Grammys’ MusiCares organization—a charity that benefits musicians in critical need of assistance—Bob Dylan delivered a riveting 35 minute acceptance speech after being named the 2015 Person of the Year. The 73-year-old chronicled his storied career as an artist and didn’t hold back as he called out his critics and other songwriters who gave in to commercial music. Read the full …

HarperCollins Takes Heat for “Watchman”

After announcing the upcoming release of Harper Lee’s second novel, “Go Set a Watchman,” publisher HarperCollins has taken some heat regarding the details of the book deal. Some speculators point out the health issues affecting Lee that have made her “increasingly blind and deaf,” and question how HarperCollins was able to convince the usually reclusive author to step out into the spotlight to publish her …

Detroit Man Walks 21 Miles to Work

The story of James Robertson, a 56-year-old Detroit resident, quickly went viral after it was revealed that he walks 21 miles each day just to get to work. An outpouring of support from compassionate strangers helped a GoFundMe page (which was initially aimed at getting him a car) reached $280,000 in just three days—over 55 times its $5000 goal. Mic points out that, while generous, …