Leonard Cohen On Recouping His Pilfered Funds: “I did the only thing I know how to do, which is sing songs and wash dishes. Well, there’s no money in dishes.”


Quotation from Leonard Cohen Can’t Slow Down by Gavin Edwards. Rolling Stone (India): October 24, 2014. View more animated gifs at Leonard Cohen Animations

Video: Leonard Cohen Has Got The Moves – Nashville 2009


The title of this video, Fancy Footwork, says it all, but just in case, I’ll explain:

This is the most fun you are going to get from feet in
25 seconds without invoking the word, “fetish.”

The video excerpt is, of course, the basis for the Leonard Cohen Animation atop this post, but the original recording, which includes the audio deleted in the gif, is particularly admirable.

Leonard Cohen, Nashville – Fancy Footwork
Video of “I’m Your Man” excerpt  from alkmrt, aka Linda Straub

Note: Originally posted Nov 22, 2009 at 1HeckOfAGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric

Animation: Leonard Cohen Thumb Wrestling Tutorial


Leonard Cohen demonstrates the concept and ritual of thumb wrestling  to Phil Tetrault on a park bench in Montreal. In the dialogue, Cohen also  boasts of besting Pierre Trudeau, the Prime Minister of Canada, in thumb wrestling. For more about Leonard Cohen’s thumb wrestling career, see “Thumb Wrestling” section of The Favourite Games Of Leonard Cohen – Part 2

Animation: Linda Sturgess
Caption: DrHGuy
Source Video: Picnic in the Park.  For more about this documentary, see Phil Tetrault & Leonard Cohen – Friends And Poets, From “This Beggar’s Description”

Note: Originally posted August 25, 2013 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric