The stunt: While performing his song "Love Sick" on the 1998 Grammy Awards telecast, Bob Dylan was joined by backup dancer Michael Portnoy, who ripped his shirt off to reveal the words "Soy Bomb" and started contorting wildly. Not everyone realized it wasn't supposed to be part of the act until security helped him off stage. Did it work? Yes. Instead of people talking about Bob Dylan's famous performance of "Love Sick," they talk about "the Soy Bomb incident." And the multimedia artist, choreographer and musician soon became the inspiration for "SNL" sketches, songs and numerous late-night monologues.
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