The Art-Paul connection

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The Art-Paul connection

Postby jonnygothispen » Sun May 24, 2015 3:36 pm ... simon.html
"Art Garfunkel on Paul Simon: 'I created a monster'"

"I want to open up about this. I don’t want to say any anti Paul Simon things, but it seems very perverse to not enjoy the glory and walk away from it instead. Crazy."

... I would also add “eccentric”. Take his habit of listing on his website every book he has ever read. “You notice it’s heavy sh*t,’ he says. ‘It’s not fluff.” ... k-20140219
Do you think that Simon and Garfunkel are going to tour again?

It does seem like you guys are friends again. I saw photos of the two of you at a baseball game just a few years back.
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Re: The Art-Paul connection

Postby Henry Vilas » Sun May 24, 2015 3:58 pm

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Re: The Art-Paul connection

Postby Kenneth Burns » Mon May 25, 2015 9:02 am

“And that compensation gesture has created a monster. End of interview.”

The piece reminds me how challenging celebrity interviews can be to do well. I don't think it's always compelling for journalists to insert themselves into their articles the way this one does. It can be a newbie mistake. But it's well done in this instance and defensible.

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