Since the publication of the official criteria for the prototypical Leonard Cohen Fan Diagnosis, Cohenphilic Personality Disorder, the Cohencentric Leonard Cohen Fan Disorders Asylum and Sanitarium has received numerous messages asking if one or another behavior is a symptom characteristic of a Leonard Cohen fan. Consequently, Cohencentric is publishing, as a public service, signs which indicate that one is at high risk of being a full-fledged Leonard Cohen fan.
All You May Be A Leonard Cohen Fan If … entries can be found at You May Be A Leonard Cohen Fan If.
- Q: What do you think of Bob Dylan? Leonard Cohen: “The premier songwriter of our generation. Still and always.” (1994)
- Leonard Cohen On Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize: “It’s like pinning a medal on Mount Everest for being the highest mountain”
- “I heard Bob Dylan, listened to him carefully, and thought ‘He has already done it.’ It was exactly what I wanted to do: write as well and simply as possible and lay it at the feet of the people.” Leonard Cohen
I am republishing selected posts from my former Leonard Cohen site, Cohencentric, here on AllanShowalter.com (these posts can be found at Leonard Cohen). This entry was originally posted May 1, 2010.