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David Carr, the Origins of Genius, and Sad Legacy of Brian Williams, aka Mr. Vanilla...

Paul LaRosa | Posted 02.18.2015 | Entertainment
Paul LaRosa

At the risk of stating the obvious, we're all the sum total of our experiences and those experiences make us who we are. Later on, you cannot relive your life to make it more interesting.

Confession of a Serial Songwriter: Why a Passion on the Side Is a Must

Shelly Peiken | Posted 02.13.2015 | Arts
Shelly Peiken

Things happen mysteriously when we're not trying so hard to make them happen. Rain falls. Hits go up charts. Babies are born. Podcast get syndicated. Why does it feel like water boils so much faster when we're not tapping our foot and holding a tea bag.

Bettye Lavette: Worthy at the Café Carlyle

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.05.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Wiry and wise to life's vicissitudes, soul singer Bettye Lavette took the stool at the Café Carlyle, commanding from that small perch a powerhouse of songs featuring her new album, Worthy.

5 Underrated Beatles Songs That You Should Get to Know, Part II

Jaime Heilbron | Posted 01.20.2015 | Entertainment
Jaime Heilbron

Out of all the songs on this list, this is quite likely the one most likely to be recognized, as Paul McCartney, its main songwriter, has taken to performing it live throughout his career, bringing more recognition to the tune.

Here, There, and Everywhere: My Panamanian Beatles Story

Jaime Heilbron | Posted 01.14.2015 | Entertainment
Jaime Heilbron

The Beatles are timeless. That right there is the understatement of the century. Almost 45 years have passed since the legendary quartet from Liverpool separated, yet their music and influence remains more than relevant in the 21st century.

UNICEF's World Version of 'Imagine,' Chats With EOH's Isabel Adrian, Polly Gibbons and California X's Dan Jones

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.12.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Isabel Adrian: "I love the idea of cloning! While one of me works on my music, the other me can get writing done. And of course, one clone would probably spend a good chunk of the day eating Swedish candy."

5 Similarities Between Paul McCartney and Kanye West That Might Surprise Boomers

Candy Leonard | Posted 01.09.2015 | Entertainment
Candy Leonard

Not since John met Yoko has an artistic collaboration been greeted with as much disapproval as the collaboration between Paul McCartney and Kanye West.

5 Underrated Beatles Songs That You Should Get To Know

Jaime Heilbron | Posted 01.07.2015 | Entertainment
Jaime Heilbron

As it happens with the great groups who produce music of the highest quality, some true gems slip through the cracks. Here are five of those.

A Father, a Daughter, John Lennon and a Vow

Jere Hester | Posted 02.03.2015 | Entertainment
Jere Hester

Life, as John Lennon told us, is what happens while you're busy making other plans. The same can be said for lessons, which sometimes arrive as unexpected gifts from our beautiful boys -- and girls.

Book Excerpt: Management, and Fun, by Wandering Around

Michael Sigman | Posted 02.02.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

This is an excerpt from the forthcoming book, Field Notes from a Music Biz Life.

Yoko Ono Covers Lennon's 'Happy Xmas'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 11.20.2014 | Entertainment

Yoko Ono and The Flaming Lips have collaborated numerous times in the past, including a "Late Show with David Letterman" performance and a four-track ...

Give Peace a Chance: John, Yoko, Canada and the Genesis of Rock & Roll Diplomacy

Hirad Abtahi | Posted 01.11.2015 | Impact
Hirad Abtahi

In 1969, at the intersection of the New Left, Counterculture and Flower Power, popular music's most avant-garde couple, John Lennon and Yoko Ono, launched -- together with Canada -- Rock & Roll diplomacy, amidst wars and revolutions.

This Adorable Holiday Ad Starring A Penguin Just Waddled Right Into Our Hearts

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 11.06.2014 | Good News

Even though it isn't even Thanksgiving yet, the Christmas-themed commercials have already begun -- and this one is sure to warm your heart on a bluste...

Seeing Lennon and Dickinson in 2014

Cara Joy David | Posted 01.02.2015 | Arts
Cara Joy David

It is difficult to get me to a one-person show or anything that is essentially a one-person show. That is unless there is a Tony contender in it. So it's odd that at the height of the fall theater season I've seen two.

Rushing Into the New Season: Cultural and Charitable Catch-Up

Jill Lynne | Posted 12.22.2014 | Arts
Jill Lynne

Theatrically, the riveting one night production of I Am Harvey Milk an original oratorio based on the life of the first openly gay man championing social justice to hold public office in California was an emotionally dynamic experience,

Play On! Power Pop Heroes by Ken Sharp... The Greatest Collection of Rock Interviews of All Time? Could Be!

Binky Philips | Posted 12.21.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

From the very beginning of my life's obsession with rock music and the people that make it, I have found the interview the most fun to read. It's almost always the most informative format, too.

First Nighter: John Waters' John Lennon, Carol Burnett's Letter Writer

David Finkle | Posted 12.17.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Waters conceived and wrote Lennon Through a Glass Onion, throughout which, with Stewart D'Arrietta singing and playing at the piano in a fedora, he offers a 90-minute tribute to the late Lennon at the Union Square Theatre.

Stage Door: Indian Ink, Lennon Through A Glass Onion, Timber!

Fern Siegel | Posted 12.16.2014 | Arts
Fern Siegel

The playwright, who spent part of his childhood in India, has fashioned Indian Ink as a chamber piece, an intimate story of love, memory and cross-cultural miscues. It's as much a chiding of presumptuous biographers, as it is a study in the sensitivity and caprices of love and time.

"Imagine" a New Perspective Into John Lennon's Life

Steve Schonberg | Posted 12.15.2014 | Entertainment
Steve Schonberg

Starting this week, Beatlemania lives once again with last night's opening of Lennon: Through a Glass Onion at the Union Square Theater in New York.

Sell Like John Lennon

Darren Hardy | Posted 11.30.2014 | Business
Darren Hardy

John Lennon is my real estate agent in South Beach, Miami. Seriously, that is his real name.

John Lennon's Murderer: 'I Found My Peace In Jesus'

Religion News Service | Cathy Lynn Grossman | Posted 08.31.2014 | Religion

(RNS) The man who murdered John Lennon wants only one thing now — to tell others about Jesus. Mark David Chapman, 59, told parole examiners he wa...

John Lennon's Killer Says He's Sorry

AP | Posted 08.28.2014 | Crime

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — John Lennon's imprisoned killer says he still gets letters about the pain he caused in his pursuit of notoriety nearly 34 years...

John Lennon's Killer Denied Parole For Eighth Time

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 08.23.2014 | Entertainment

John Lennon's killer has been denied bail yet again. Mark David Chapman, the man who gunned down the former Beatle in December 1980 outside the mus...

The Shape Of Your Face May Affect How Much Money You Make

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 08.08.2014 | Business

Let's face it, being pretty pays. While most people are aware of the correlation between good looks and success in life, new research has found that m...

Why Paul And John Needed Each Other To Create The Beatles

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 08.06.2014 | Healthy Living

If you’re looking for some creative inspiration, your best bet may be to brainstorm with a friend. Joshua Wolf Shenk, author of Powers of Two: F...