Robert Whitaker had the good fortune to be the Beatle's "official photographer" throughout their recording career. His famous shots are part of a hefty new book of photos, "With The Beatles."
If one were to look for unlikely social climbers in literature, one of the most obvious examples is Eliza Doolittle. The character created by George Bernard Shaw for 1912's Pygmalion was further immortalized in the 1956 hit musical, My Fair Lady.
It may have been a simple twist of fate that gave us Ringo Starr, arguably the most influential rock drummer of all time. Or perhaps it was always meant to be. Either way, we almost didn't have Richard Starkey (aka Ringo Starr) with us.
The reach of oppression can be vast. The poor, outspoken, different, and dissonant are often harmed by political and social persecution; however, oppression can also hinder another foundational element of culture: artistic expression.
Let the athletes pump iron -- you can get pumped up to this mix of Glee, Kanye West, and Bon Jovi.
Recently released US government documents show there is a scant 3.3 years worth of oil sitting off the shores of the Arctic -- one of the last pristine places left on the planet.
Comparison of collaboration in the sciences and in the visual arts reveals some important differences.
It is obvious by now that everyone regrets the plug being pulled prematurely last Saturday night. I want to officially apologize for blaming the police. We all know and should appreciate the tough job they do day after day.
At age 84, Joe has lost none of his comic timing. When I reminded him of the good deed he'd done for me so long ago, he paused for a beat and said, "Yeah, I sure am a great guy, aren't I?"
At 85, legendary documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles still has "IT." This week to commemorate The Rolling Stones' fiftieth anniversary, he was on han...
I hate blind dates and Internet dating sites, but I'm looking for someone with low cholesterol levels.
A black-and-white photograph hangs on the wall of that parlor: it shows Paul and John Lennon, twentyish, sitting knee to knee, guitar to guitar, composing, in that very spot. A school notebook with scribbled lyrics sits on the floor. The song is "I Saw Her Standing There."
There are a boatload of artists who play to packed venues in the here and now. It's rare that pop singers, country singers -- or any genre of artists for that matter -- have a long shelf life when it comes to maintaining a high-profile career.
John Lennon's voice was taken from us by a madman, and George Harrison's silenced by cancer, but Paul McCartney's grows louder still. If there is a leader of the music world, a President of the United States of Rock, Paul wins unopposed on the first ballot.
You care about Jimmy Fallon's Blow Your Pants Off because Late Night with Jimmy Fallon almost instantly became a fun, must-watch talk show largely because Jimmy fully embraced the musical opportunities afforded to him.
Celebrities usually have the inside track on the coolest places to go.