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Processing Speed: Our Reaction to Violence

Mary Rowen | Posted 12.10.2015 | Politics
Mary Rowen

What American adult will ever forget the Newtown massacre? As that horrific story hit the media on December 14, 2012, I recall being overwhelmed by sh...

The Time I Met John Lennon

Stu Kreisman | Posted 12.09.2015 | Entertainment
Stu Kreisman

John Lennon was always one of my heroes. I'm damn lucky to have met him. It's a moment I'll never forget. And on a day when everyone is talking about his death, I just figured today was the right time to tell this story to you.

On the 35th Anniversary of John Lennon's Passing, His Call to Give Peace a Chance Is Needed More Than Ever

Jaime Heilbron | Posted 12.08.2015 | Entertainment
Jaime Heilbron

Lennon's best known song and one that has an equally strong message calling for peace is "Imagine." I have chosen to offer my personal interpretation Lennon's message for peace that resides in its lyrics.

Come Together

Battersby Duo | Posted 12.07.2015 | Arts
Battersby Duo

I was lying in a hospital bed. I'd had a massive stroke 3 days earlier. I was unable to speak and the left side of my body was pretty well paralyzed. ...

Imagine: 12 Great Books About John Lennon

Dennis Miller | Posted 12.01.2015 | Books
Dennis Miller

Because his early life and half of his artistic career was so interwoven with the Beatles, I've included several biographies of the Beatles as well, which show the evolution of the group and the interactions of the members, especially the genius writing team of Lennon and Paul McCartney.

Rock n Roll Watergate

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 11.24.2015 | Books
Michael Nirenberg

After feverishly reading Robert Rosen's updated 15th anniversary eBook edition of Nowhere Man: The Final Days of John Lennon, you feel like you are in...

Prima Donna Revisited: Chats With Rufus Wainwright, Marty Balin and Band of Merrymakers, Plus Dre Towey and Pre-Christmas Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.24.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"There are incredible opera houses and singers and orchestras that are really sweating it right now. I don't know if I'm going to save them necessarily myself but I do feel indebted to what that music has given me and I want to give back to that world."

75 Facts About Dr. John for his 75th Birthday

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 11.21.2015 | Arts
Karen Dalton-Beninato

#7 Had a finger shot off protecting a bandmate whose mother told him she would "chop his cojones off if anything happened to her son." #8 So he switched from playing guitar to playing piano.

For Love and for the Love of Lennon in New York City: 35th Annual Tribute Concert Preview

Tom Semioli | Posted 11.18.2015 | New York
Tom Semioli

"John was a great artist, yes. But he was more than that. He was a revolutionary, an activist who spoke truth to power and stood for something beyond ...

Religion Is The Problem

Diana Butler Bass | Posted 11.17.2015 | Religion
Diana Butler Bass

The Paris attacks reignited an argument we have been having for a long time. Religion, particularly when twinned with nationalism, is to blame for division, terrorism, violence and war. Not just Islam. Religion. And I agree. True faith consists of one thing and one thing only: love.

No, Hate, You Cannot Have Paris

Flynn Coleman | Posted 11.15.2015 | World
Flynn Coleman

I have lived some of the greatest days of my life in Paris. I have loved there, had some of the most profound love story moments of my life there. That is Paris, for me, and for many others. So hate, you cannot have Paris.

Santa Monica Auctions Offers Rare Works at Exceptional Prices, Sunday November 15, 2015!

Kathy Leonardo | Posted 11.10.2015 | Arts
Kathy Leonardo

"Auctions are the most democratic way for people to buy art," said Robert Berman, owner of SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS, who is gearing up for his next aucti...

Within You Without You: George Harrison and a Popular Dialogue among Civilizations

Hirad Abtahi | Posted 11.04.2015 | Arts
Hirad Abtahi

Mid-late 1960s: West goes East. While it was John Lennon, Yoko Ono and Canada that initiated Rock n' Roll Diplomacy, George Harrison was the first to apply that concept to music.

Why the Beatles?

Andre Averbug | Posted 10.29.2015 | Entertainment
Andre Averbug

Most discussions about art eventually hit the wall of the argument that "taste is subjective". Nevertheless, in terms of pop music, there is near consensus that the Beatles were the greatest, most important band of all time. This post is dedicated to the minority that is still not convinced.

We All Shine On

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 11.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

"Yeah we all shine on, like the moon, and the stars, and the sun." -- John Lennon Last night after watching the nine-o'clock news (not recommended)...

Yoko Ono Opens Up About John Lennon's 'Desire' To Have Sex With Men

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Yoko Ono discussed sexual fluidity in a recent interview, revealing neither she nor John Lennon agreed with society's binary notions of attraction. ...

Imagine...if John Lennon were still alive

Paul LaRosa | Posted 10.13.2015 | Books
Paul LaRosa

A new young adult novel "Get Back; Imagine...Saving John Lennon" by Donovan Day explores the adventures of a young guitar-playing teen who is transported back in time to meet the Beatles. All goes well until "the boys" learn he's from the future and John pointedly asks, "What will happen to me?"

A Dream We Dream Together

Melissa Ben-Ishay | Posted 10.12.2015 | New York
Melissa Ben-Ishay

John Lennon famously sang, "You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one." I'm reminded of this constantly. On Tuesday, October 6, I watched the dream of many come to fruition, all in the name of John Lennon, peace and imagination.

Celebrating John Lennon's Birthday With His Own Inspiring Words

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 10.11.2015 | Arts
Jeryl Brunner

On October 9, 1940 John Winston Lennon was born in Liverpool, England. He would have turned 75 in 2015. The musician, singer, songwriter, activist a...

John Lennon's Style Through The Years

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 10.10.2015 | Style

John Lennon would have been 75 years old today, and while he's been gone for 35 years, his dream of peace is still alive. Thousands joined Yoko Ono in...

John Lennon at 75: Sadness, Celebration and Conjecture

Candy Leonard | Posted 10.09.2015 | Entertainment
Candy Leonard

We remember John Lennon as we would a departed family member who inspired us, entertained us, educated us, confused us and gave us endless hours of cool stuff to talk about with our friends.

See Unpublished Photos Of John Lennon Taken Two Days Before His Death

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 09.23.2015 | Entertainment

Beatles fans will have the chance to bid on a set of unpublished photos of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, taken just two days before Lennon was assassinate...

5 Underrated Beatles Songs That You Should Get to Know Part IV

Jaime Heilbron | Posted 09.23.2015 | Entertainment
Jaime Heilbron

In this latest edition of the Underrated Beatles Songs series, the tunes featured appear in both, some of their earliest works as well as their latest.

After Finding Beauty and the Beatles, Pattie Boyd Seeks Picture Perfection

Michael Bialas | Posted 09.22.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

She was a vision of loveliness who attracted the eye of some of the best photographers in the world -- not to mention the fancy of two of rock 'n' roll's most iconic guitar heroes. Today, though, Pattie Boyd feels most comfortable on the other side of camera.

New York Music Reporter Peter Occhiogrosso Pitches Memoir to Agents and Publishers

Stacy Clark | Posted 09.16.2015 | New York
Stacy Clark

It's been several years since Patti Smith's publication of "Just Kids," the musician's celebrated memoir that this year is being adapted for a limited series on Showtime