Question of the Week: Alan Alda, Iris Apfel and Rose Hemingway Oblivious of Bob Dylan’s Presidential Medal of Freedom
So, what did we learn this week as we took the pulse of the partygoing public? A surprisingly large number of those we ran into while out and about apparently don’t have a “Bob Dylan” Google Alert, or possibly not even basic cable! Almost no one was aware of the major award bestowed upon Mr. Dylan by President Obama on Tuesday, the Presidential Medal of Freedom–the first rock musician to be given such an honor–an event which set the internet on fire, perhaps partially because of the crazed dictator look Mr. Dylan sported.
Click through our slideshow for expressions of surprise and ambivalence from several notables, plus comments by Patti Smith and Dylan Lauren, who, as Mr. Dylan’s namesake, bubbled over with congratulations. Read More