Bob Dylan Is David Remnick’s White Whale

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NEW YORK - OCTOBER 01:  Chris Colfer and Editor of The New Yorker David Remnick attend the 2011 New Yorker Festival Party Hosted By David Remnick at Andaz 5th Avenue on October 1, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for The New Yorker)
NEW YORK - OCTOBER 01: Chris Colfer and Editor of The New Yorker David Remnick attend the 2011 New Yorker Festival Party Hosted By David Remnick at Andaz 5th Avenue on October 1, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for The New Yorker) Photo: Theo Wargo/2011 Getty Images

"Year after year Bob Dylan says fuck you." — David Remnick, editor of The New Yorker, when asked if there's anyone he can't get to do the annual New Yorker Festival.