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Dumb Nerds is a podcast hosted by comedian, Cassi Jerkins. Each week Cassi has a different funny guest on to talk about a smart topic they’re both too dumb for. The guest has the honor of picking a topic she or he is passionate about but is clearly no expert in. Topics range from Greek Mythology, Body Farms, How to Buy a House and so much more! Come learn with Cassi and friends! Or at the very least, laugh at how dumb these nerds are!


How much do you know about Bob Dylan past “Blowin’ in the Wind” and his distinctive raspy voice? Guest Jonathan Harris (UCB) knows a whole lot! Like seriously a lot. Jonathan pretty much rattles off Bob Dylan’s entire music career in order from album to album, dates and the inspiration behind it and all. It’s pretty incredible. Jonathan and Cassi get into how Bob Dylan became a huge music folk star at 22, only two years after moving to New York in the early 1960s to pursue a career in music.

From there Bob Dylan goes from poetic folk singer-songwriter to electric with “The Band” to Christian rock star in the 1980s to still cranking out albums and touring today! That’s right, at 76, Bob Dylan is still making music and is touring on what he calls “The Never Ending Tour”. Pretty incredible, right? Jonathan and Cassi also talk about their own personal relationship with Dylan’s music, including their favorite albums/songs, going to some of his concerts on the “Never Ending Tour”, watching Martin Scorsese’s documentary, “No Direction Home” and the 2007 film “I’m Not There” where a ton of people play different versions of Bob Dylan including Cate Blanchett and the late Heath Ledger. Give it a listen!

30. Knock Knock Knockin’ on Bob Dylan’s Door with Jonathan Harris

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