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Heady Nuggs, Gummyskulls and a Box O' Dylan: Conversations With The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne, Plus Jon Polk

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.14.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Wayne: Sometimes, people think, "Wayne, that's such a quirky song," but I don't think it is. To me, if you were around me, you would think, "Oh yeah, you guys are sort of like that."

Yoko Ono Explains Why She Doesn't Date

Spinner | Posted 06.13.2011 | Entertainment

Have you ever thought about dating or remarrying? I'm one of those independent and cocky people. I don't care if anybody's around and I don't want ...

The Peasants Need Pitchforks

Robert Scheer | Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics
Robert Scheer

The delusion of a classless America in which opportunity is equally distributed is the most effective deception perpetrated by the moneyed elite that controls all the key levers of power in what passes for our democracy.

John Lennon: 'We're Only Trying to Get Us Some Peace"

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John W. Whitehead

It was 1969, and the Vietnam War was raging. Protests, riots and societal turmoil were ripping at the seams of the western world. Into this political furnace stepped the unlikely characters of John Lennon and Yoko Ono.

When The Beatles Were More Popular Than Jesus

Oxford University Press Blog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Forty-five years ago, in the spring of 1966, as swinging London and its colorful denizens attracted the attention of Time, the publishers of an Americ...

Collaborations With a Sock Puppet and Why it Feeds My Art

Katherine Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Katherine Dunn

When you sit down and begin talking to a puppet, it's a clean slate, much like a blank canvas. Puppets can teach, share love and fear, entertain or amuse, and sing out of key.

Stevie Wonder Reveals Last Lennon & McCartney Jam Session

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

After a bitter breakup and nasty callouts in their solo albums, Beatles legends John Lennon and Paul McCartney spent a night jamming together in Los A...

'You Say You Want a Revolution'

Alan Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Alan Singer

Not all revolutionaries and revolutions are remembered with the fondness of Byron and Guevara.

Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" Falls Short of Predecessors, Hype

Joe Vogel | Posted 07.05.2011 | Entertainment
Joe Vogel

Obviously, there is a place for "self-empowerment" songs. But someone with Gaga's ambition (she has a quote from the German poet, Rilke, on her arm) and talent is capable of far more.

The FBI: Going Rogue

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

Whereas the Constitution was once the rule of law, we have entered a phase in our nation's life where the government largely operates above the law. The activities of the FBI are a perfect illustration of this.

First Nighter: Brooke Shields Reviews Her Life at Feinstein's at Loews Regency

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

What she wants the world to understand is that she did have a happy childhood. She isn't the hard-bitten survivor her publicized past might suggest.

Elton John: Lady Gaga Is Like John Lennon

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Well, she has worn a mop-top wig before... Elton John provides the music for the new Disney-produced lawn love story 'Gnomeo and Juliet,' and in on...

DVDs: Aaron Johnson Kicks Ass in Nowhere Boy

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

It's a pretty dreadful idea: a biopic about John Lennon as a teenager. But the result -- Nowhere Boy -- is pretty darn good, if flawed.

John Lennon's Unseen Personal Letters To Be Published

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

With love from me to you... Perhaps the greatest song writer in history, John Lennon is set to have another set of his words published: his persona...

Landlord Wants Rent From Psychic Who Sold John Lennon's Suit

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A New York City landlord has a message for the collector who recently sold the suit John Lennon wore on the cover of the Beatles' "Ab...

Interview: Stephen Dorff likes beingSomewhere

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Stephen Dorff has been a working actor since he was a pre-teen - and launched himself into features at 19 with The Power of One in 1992. But while he...

Reality Check: Is Your Business Strategy Ready for 2011?

Inder Sidhu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Inder Sidhu

Here's a sobering thought for the new year: most business strategies are woefully incomplete. But with the new year just beginning, it's not too late to put your own business strategy to the test.

One More Once: A Listen Back at the Records That Made 2010 More Bearable

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

As a cranky, sleep-deprived new parent in the throes of box sets by hipsters, I declared (on Twitter, no less) that there was absolutely no need for me to hear Kanye's latest magnum opus. Until I heard a track on YouTube.

The Art of Harry Nilsson

Joseph Vella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Joseph Vella

Who Is Harry Nilsson is the fascinating story of the tragic genius whose contribution to 60's and 70's pop culture was epic.

Five 2011 Predictions for Homelessness in America

Joel John Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

Through a crystal ball, I see a changed America that is seriously ending homelessness, the shameful human scourge of this so-called First World country.

John Lennon's 'Abbey Road' Suit Sells For $46,000

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

STAMFORD, Conn. — The white two-piece suit John Lennon wore on the cover of the Beatles' "Abbey Road" album has been sold at auction in Connecticut ...

New Year 1/1/11 Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week, we feature music from Elvis Costello, Ed Harcourt, Lou Reed, and Steely Dan among others.

Yoko Ono: Lady Gaga 'Has A Very Lovely Bottom'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Add John Lennon as a friend on Facebook? It could have happened. Speaking to the Daily Mail, Yoko Ono looked back on Lennon's life shortly after the ...

John Lennon on Fatherhood, Feminism, and Phony Tough Guy Posturing

Jackson Katz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jackson Katz

An uncovered interview in Rolling Stone makes clear that John Lennon was strong enough to both acknowledge his own vulnerability and embrace women's leadership.

Silent Night in America

Neil McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Neil McCarthy

"And so this is Christmas. And what have we done?" John Lennon's question hangs in the air this frustrating year. For liberals, the answer is "Not nearly enough."