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"Give Peace a Chance": A Naïve But Heartfelt Playlist

David Wild | Posted 07.24.2014 | Entertainment
David Wild

So with all the tragic violence in The Middle East today and The Cold War being crudely reheated by Putin, here is one man's naïve but heartfelt playlist for Peace. It may not have much to do with the realities of the situation in Gaza or Ukraine, but as John Lennon once said, "Reality leaves a lot to the imagination."

Diary of a Beatlemaniac: 50 Years Later

Mary Crescenzo | Posted 07.15.2014 | Fifty
Mary Crescenzo

The following contains love sick drool along with reflection on the Beatlemania phenomenon being celebrated this year. It contains transcriptions written with poor spelling, fair grammar, and terrible punctuation, written first-hand by a teenager {me} in a Beatle diary.

16 Times Sunglasses Stole The Show

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 06.27.2014 | Style

You can never have too many pairs of sunglasses. They are one of the few accessories that have the power to transform an entire outfit. Sunglasses ...

The Unbearable Lightness of Prague

Peter Mandel | Posted 06.20.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

If Prague were a planet, circling and spinning past the sun, it would be one that sends back light to those who take the time to look. A Mercury or Mars, let's say. Rich and purple and alert for steps upon its soil.

New TV Show About The Beatles Reportedly In The Works

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 06.17.2014 | Entertainment

NBC is reportedly working to turn the story of The Beatles into a new television series. According to an exclusive report by Deadline, the eight-ep...

The Beatles and Liverpool: A Never-Ending Connection

Jaime Heilbron | Posted 06.06.2014 | Travel
Jaime Heilbron

A little over a month ago I had the opportunity to complete my lifelong dream of visiting Liverpool, the birthplace of The Beatles and where the seeds of the British rock invasion of the 1960s were first spread. I was immediately amazed and also impressed by how great a part they still play in the city's cultural and social life.

'Jonah Hill & Me' by Jason Stuart

Jason Stuart | Posted 06.05.2014 | Gay Voices
Jason Stuart

Jonah Hill gives emotional apology over homophobic slur on Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show: "The word I chose was grotesque."

Mike Myers Makes Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.04.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Who is Shep Gordon? Aside from his career in rock & roll, as Alice Cooper's manager among many other high profile clients, Shep Gordon invented the co...

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

Jere Hester | Posted 06.03.2014 | Parents
Jere Hester

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 children to music?

Is Eating Healthy Food Enough to Change Your Mind?

Amy Elias, MS | Posted 06.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Amy Elias, MS

The Natural Food Revolution of the 2000s may have turned our empty lives into a fullness of a new obsession: FOOD. It has spawned the everyday peep...

Dog Ears Music: The Real Memorial Day: Hero Worship and Atomic Peace Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.30.2014 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist features music from The B-52's, Sam & Dave, Wilco, John Lennon, Iron & Wine and more.

4 Life Lessons from the Beatles

Paul LaRosa | Posted 07.12.2014 | Entertainment
Paul LaRosa

When you really delve into how The Beatles were formed and how they came to be so successful, you see some patterns emerging, life lessons that might just work for the rest of us.

Turn Me On, Dead Man: The Beatles No. 9 Conspiracy Theory Lives!

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.09.2014 | Weird News

You didn't need a lot to freak out in 1968, and the Beatles pushed more than a few fans over the edge when those fans got near the end of the band's i...

Happiness: Three Things You Probably Didn't Know

Ed Tseng | Posted 07.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Ed Tseng

If I'm holding a basketball under water, and I want it to float to the surface, what do I have to do? Just let it be. Do I need to use positive thinking, affirmations or visualization? No. A basketball naturally floats to the surface. Our minds are the same way. We naturally float back to happiness.

Close Encounters With John Lennon/Winter, 1974

Michael Sigman | Posted 07.03.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

As editor of the music trade Record World during the 1970s, I met the greatest music-makers in the world just by showing up for work. Sooner or later,...

Record Biz Photo Ops, 1970s-Style

Michael Sigman | Posted 06.28.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

During the 1970s, when I toiled for the weekly music trade magazine Record World, there existed something called the "record industry." Scores of enti...

Daily Meditation: Imagine

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.23.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

John Lennon And Yoko Ono's Marriage Advice Is Spot-On

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 04.23.2014 | Weddings

John Lennon said he didn’t really know about love until he met Yoko Ono. In a series of interviews conducted between 1969 and 1972, the duo tell...

Earth Day 2014: A Global Meditation

Christine Segal, M.Ed. | Posted 04.17.2014 | Green
Christine Segal, M.Ed.

Many years ago I sat, frustrated, in traffic on the way to class. I was impatient, annoyed and angry that I would be late. In the passenger seat was...

No Brian Epstein? No Beatles!

Martin Lewis | Posted 04.15.2014 | Entertainment
Martin Lewis

Put simply -- The Beatles changed the world. But Brian Epstein's gift was that he changed them. And gave them the pathway to reach us.

Daily Meditation: Unshaken

Posted 04.01.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

A Horde Of Dead Celebrities Are Still Alive In Odd Dutch Beer Ad

Posted 03.26.2014 | Entertainment

Conspiracy theories about dead celebrities not really being dead have become the norm. Now we have a Dutch brewing company postulating that a handful ...

Mo Foster Authors the History of British Rock Guitar

Tom Semioli | Posted 05.12.2014 | Books
Tom Semioli

From the Baby Boomers who experienced the British Invasion firsthand to the scores of alienated youth who found salvation in the sounds of Robert Smith's Fender Jazzmaster -- some of us owe our lives, for better or worse, to British rock guitar.

Paparazzi: Was It Rape?

Frank Browning | Posted 05.12.2014 | Arts
Frank Browning

A strange and strangely provocative spring exhibit on the century long history of Star Photography and photographers -- or Paparazzi as Frederico Fellinni named them -- has taken over the Pompidou Museum of Modern Art's Metz branch an hour and a quarter east of Paris.

The 3 Kinds Of Friendships Everyone Has By Midlife

Brent Green | Posted 05.03.2014 | Fifty
Brent Green

Interdependent relationships are the healthiest. Both parties contribute and receive. Both are available to share the joys of closeness and help shoulder the burdens that come with aging. They give and take. They are committed to mutual growth and positive adaptation along the uncharted journey through life.