Flipping Yourself to Death: Like A Rolling Stone, Interactive

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Abby Zimet

Almost 50 years after its birth, Bob Dylan's 1965  "Like a Rolling Stone" has its first official video, a state-of-the-art fractured fever dream that allows viewers to flip through 16 TV channels - only one featuring the young Dylan - while game hosts, cooking gurus, business reporters et al lip-sync the lyrics. It's being praised as a masterpiece; color us, incorrigible purists, ambivalent.

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