The Onion Satirizes Bob Dylan
“Seeking to revitalize his musical operations following years of declining revenue and mounting production costs, musician Bob Dylan laid off 2,000 workers from his flagship songwriting factory in Muscatine, IA this week, sources confirmed.”
That’s the start of one our favorite Onion articles ever, in which Dylan, CEO of Watchtower Consolidated Song Manufacturing, has to let go employees who have been constructing his songs for him all along — thanks to dwindling returns.
“According to local citizens, workers on the Muscatine assembly line have constructed Bob Dylan songs for more than five decades, having seen hundreds of their successful products, such as ‘Lay Lady Lay’ and ‘Rainy Day Women #12 & 35,’ roll off the factory floor and into American culture.”
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