Man, Modern Times is such a terrific album. Sublime--and far better than the last two, which were good but not great. "Workingman's Blues #2" is fast becoming one of my favorite Dylan songs ever. Tracks 2, 8, 9, and 10: also stellar.
Modern Times and The Greatest are my favorite albums of recent years, I think.
Internet denizens will often seize upon some offhand sentence in a "mainstream media" article and use it to both attack the author and to ostensibly demonstrate the breadth of their own intellects. Here's a particularly baffling example. Notice this guy's list of "experimental fiction"--which includes such formalistically radical books as The Corrections, Underworld, and CivilWarLand in Bad Decline. His list serves as evidence against his own argument.