“Back in the mid-2000s, Michael Posner, then a staff reporter for The Globe and Mail, received a much awaited email from a coveted address, firstname.lastname@example.org. The address belonged to none other than the superstar Canadian singer, songwriter and poet Leonard Cohen. Posner had contacted Cohen to ask for his participation in an oral history biography of the famous musician, featuring quotes and recollections from hundreds of people involved throughout his life. But Cohen’s reply was less than favourable. “He sent back a nice note, but basically said no,” Posner told the National Post.” Read full story here.