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Can All Couples Pull Off Matching Hats?

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 02.07.2013 | Style

Or should this just be left to the pros?

7 Celebrity Husbands Who Took Their Wives' Last Names

Posted 02.07.2013 | Weddings

Jay-Z isn't just Shawn Carter anymore.

A Belated 2012 Reading List: Some Favorite Titles

Steve Heilig | Posted 04.08.2013 | Books
Steve Heilig

This is something of a belated "best of year" list, although there are some older titles I only got to last year included. An eclectic list, modestly offered -- a bit heavy on books on music, but many others, and perhaps something will strike the interest of other readers.

HARD DAY'S NIGHT: Police Arrest 3 John Lennons

Posted 02.05.2013 | Weird News

They couldn't just give peace a chance. Police in Brazil are going through a bad case of Beatlemania after arresting three people -- and finding on...

A Compendium of Encounters -- Including Excerpts From My Book On Rhino, My Life In The Ghost of Planets - The Story of a CBGB Almost-Was

Binky Philips | Posted 04.03.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Over my many years as a rock 'n' roll/pop culture freak, I've had my share of classic New York City encounters with celebrities and ummmmm, street life.

John Lennon, U2, Larry Norman And A Trilogy Of God Songs

Michael Gilmour | Posted 03.27.2013 | Religion
Michael Gilmour

Whereas Lennon tends to reject religion outright and U2 sings about its mysterious ways and at least partial un-knowability, Larry Norman represents a Christian conservatism both confident of its rightness and critical of those failing to embrace a particular definition of orthodoxy.

Flies, Angels, and Cake

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.24.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

We are either a product of brute biology -- how we are designed -- or of culture, and designs of our own. To some extent, inevitably, it must be both. But how the balance is struck is itself subject to evolution, and we may lend a guiding hand. We may mix the batter.

The Ballad Of John And ... John

Bert Montgomery | Posted 02.26.2013 | Religion
Bert Montgomery

Yes, we hear a lot about two Johns every time December rolls around: Strange and hairy, screaming as loud as they can that we've really messed up the world, and we all better get our act straight before it's too late.

I'da Called Ya' Woody, Joe!

Salvatore Bono | Posted 02.25.2013 | New York
Salvatore Bono

The legacy of The Clash needs no explanation and can still be seen and heard today, and it is Joe Strummer who still stands apart as the front man of The Clash. He is more than just one of the founding fathers of punk. He is a man of the people.

From Ike & Tina Turner, John Lennon and Led Zeppelin to The Clash, The Sex Pistols and Green Day: A Conversation with Bob Gruen

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.22.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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What Chicanos (Mexican-Americans) Can Learn From the Revolutionary Steve Jobs in a New Era

DeeDee Garcia Blase | Posted 02.20.2013 | Latino Voices
DeeDee Garcia Blase

I think it's time to snap out of this crusty old thinking, and it might be a healthy idea for us to evaluate whether or not we are becoming blind sheep. Life-giving blood is constantly on the move in our veins, but do we act like it? Should we not be more alive, passionate and become a positive source of energy?

Late Sitar Master's Legacy Endures

AP | MUNEEZA NAQVI | Posted 12.14.2012 | Entertainment

NEW DELHI -- The walls of Sanjay Sharma's music shop are lined with gleaming string instruments and old photographs of legendary musicians. Beatles G...

10 Great Christmas Albums to Help You Shake the Police State Blues

John W. Whitehead | Posted 02.11.2013 | Entertainment
John W. Whitehead

After endless months of being mired in gloom and doom, we now find ourselves just a few weeks away from Christmas, struggling to latch onto that spirit of joy, excitement, innocence, magic and hope we had as children.

Dreamers Abound -- Despite the Odds

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 02.09.2013 | Arts
Nancy Cohen-koan

Having been working on a film about Mr. Lennon for a few years, I've discovered how deeply imbedded he is in the consciousness of so many. It's 32 years since Mr. Lennon was shot, and the song "Imagine" resonates as much now as when it was written.

The Fifth Beatle? Here's a Top 10!

Mark Juddery | Posted 02.04.2013 | Entertainment
Mark Juddery

Currently a movie is in pre-production called The Fifth Beatle. It's a familiar phrase, which is generally used to describe... well, just about anyone.

John Lennon's Letter Headed To The Auction Block

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 01.28.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — An upcoming auction of over 300 historical documents includes rare letters written by Vincent van Gogh, George Washington, John Lenno...

Chaplin's 'Tramp' Hat Sells For A High Price

AP | Posted 01.19.2013 | Money

LOS ANGELES — The bowler hat and cane that accented Charlie Chaplin's costume in "Little Tramp" has sold for $62,500 at an auction in Los Angele...

PHOTOS: John Lennon's Almería

Shawn Moksvold | Posted 01.18.2013 | Travel
Shawn Moksvold

Whatever his frame of mind, it is here where an unwinding Lennon played a nylon stringed Spanish guitar to a tape machine, and "Strawberry Fields Forever" began to take form.

Remember When M-K & A Dressed Alike?

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 11.06.2012 | Style

Double the cuteness!

Paul McCartney Doesn't Blame Yoko For Beatles Breakup

Posted 10.28.2012 | Entertainment

Yoko Ono has long been targeted as a scapegoat to lay blame for the breakup of The Beatles, but Paul McCartney is saying she wasn't the cause. "Sh...

What Would John Lennon Think?

Melissa Webster | Posted 12.15.2012 | Entertainment
Melissa Webster

Would he secretly embrace digital technology while publicly spurning anything short of vinyl records as a bastardization of music? Or, would he publicly welcome the changes and call it evolution for music and artists?

John Lennon: The Last Great Anti-War Activist

John W. Whitehead | Posted 12.15.2012 | Entertainment
John W. Whitehead

Right up until his death on December 8, 1980, at the hands of an assassin, Lennon remained true to the anti-war activism that had shaped much of his life. The same, unfortunately, cannot be said for the nation he came to call home.

Happy Birthday, John Lennon

Graham Milne | Posted 12.10.2012 | Entertainment
Graham Milne

The main reason John Lennon doesn't turn up in the pages of the Enquirer having just been spotted at a supermarket, is that in his message -- one of a lasting hope for peace -- there is nothing to mock.

5 Ways To Spread Peace On John Lennon's Birthday

Posted 10.09.2012 | Impact

On his birthday, may John Lennon's message of peace reverberate louder than the sounds of bullets down the block or other acts of hatred around the wo...

Yoko Ono Celebrates John Lennon's Birthday Today By Awarding Lennon Ono Grants for Peace in Reykjavik

Elizabeth Thorp | Posted 12.09.2012 | Impact
Elizabeth Thorp

I asked Yoko Ono -- who at 79 is as youthful, energetic and beautiful as ever -- how she picks the recipients, is there a committee or board? "No, I feel it in here," she said pointing to her heart, "It comes from the heart."