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Jere Hester
Jere Hester, author of “Raising a Beatle Baby: How John, Paul, George and Ringo Helped us Come Together as a Family,” is director of the NYCity News Service at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. Hester, a former city editor of the New York Daily News, also writes about pop culture for NBC Local Integrated Media. Follow him on Twitter (@Jere_Hester) and like him on Facebook.

Entries by Jere Hester

How the Beatles (and Yoko) Made Me a Better Dad

(0) Comments | Posted June 3, 2014 | 3:38 PM

2014-06-03-Raising_a_Beatle_Baby_cover_cropped.jpg (Illustration by Raffael Cavallaro)

I got an early Father's Day present in late May when Yoko Ono answered a question I posted on her Facebook page as part of her weekly Q&A for fans.

What, I asked, is the best way to introduce...

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A Fab Anniversary for Beatle Babies of All Ages

(0) Comments | Posted February 7, 2014 | 5:59 PM

Only moments earlier, she had been crying, shaking and screaming at the mere thought of seeing her idol -- just like a Beatle-crazed fan straight out of "A Hard Day's Night."

But now eight-year-old Ella provided a picture of poise for the dozens of snapping, whirring and flashing cameras, chatting...

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