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Re-heat The Beatles

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.13.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Unfortunately, we -- and by we, I speak now of my cohort, the Baby Boom generation -- seem to be the ones who have turned nostalgia into an industry. Which takes most of the fun out of it.

To Paul on His 70th Birthday

Graham Milne | Posted 08.18.2012 | Entertainment
Graham Milne

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.

A Big Day in the Life: When Sgt. Pepper Blew Our Minds

Philip Goldberg | Posted 07.30.2012 | Home
Philip Goldberg

June 1st marks the 45th anniversary of a decisive Baby Boomer moment: the release of The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. The album was, in the vernacular of the time, a mind-blowing, far out, groovy forty-minute trip. But that's not all.

'Sgt. Pepper's' Artist Talks Art, Pop Culture & Professional Wrestling

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 10.24.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

Defined as the 'Andy before Warhol', Sir Peter Blake is an icon in pop-art. While he's best known for designing the cover for The Beatles' album Sgt. ...

Forty Years On, Frank Sinatra's Great Lost Album Finally Surfaces

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

It's been almost a dozen years since Frank Sinatra, the singer, actor and entertainer, breathed his last. But while Ol' Blue Eyes may be copping the eternal nod, the Frank Sinatra industry is alive, well and ring-a-ding dinging.

The Philip Roth Reader: Who Cares What Kind of Husband He Was?

Karen Stabiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Karen Stabiner

Bad novels happen to good people, and vice versa, and I honestly don't care what kind of a husband Philip Roth was as long as he wakes up every morning and goes to work.

The Beatles Remastered: The Last Hurrah For CDs?

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

How much of the remaining CD buying audience is going to pony up the cash for music they likely already own?

Why Guns N' Roses' Chinese Democracy Marks The End Of An Era

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

Would the Sixties be the sixties without the Beatles? Would teen culture as we know it exist without Elvis? And can any record, no matter how brilliant, have a similar impact today? Somehow, I don't think so.