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George Harrison Memorial Tree Killed By Beetle Infestation

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.23.2014 | Arts

All you need is love -- and maybe some insecticide, if you have it handy. A tree planted in honor of George Harrison, a former member of The Beatle...

If Jagger or McCartney Hadn't Made It, Would They Be Playing in a Cover Band?

David Fagin | Posted 07.18.2014 | Entertainment
David Fagin

These days, aside from writing for The Huff, amongst others, I basically survive on whatever royalties ASCAP's magnanimous computer feels like doling out each month for composing the theme to Jenna Elfman's last, short-lived CBS sitcom. But, life wasn't always this "amazing."

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.

Having Trouble Meditating? Try This

Ray Dodd | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Ray Dodd

People who have a successful meditation practice describe their experience as overwhelming peace and centeredness resulting in feeling connected and full of creative energy.

This Is How You Get Sir Paul McCartney To Help You Pop The Question

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.07.2014 | Weddings

When it comes to popping the question, all you need is love -- and maybe a little help from Sir Paul McCartney. While performing a show in Albany,...

Edward Rogers: Rock 'n' Roll Never Forgets in New York City

Tom Semioli | Posted 07.04.2014 | New York
Tom Semioli

To be a rock 'n' roll practitioner in this strange place is to be an iconoclast and a dreamer -- like Edward Rogers, and his mentor, Kevin Ayers.

This Is What It's Like To Restore Classic Films

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 06.30.2014 | Entertainment

This weekend, Janus Films will release a restored version of "A Hard Day's Night," produced by the Criterion Collection. As the first Beatlemania film...

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.

How Putin Stole Our Smartpower

András Simonyi | Posted 06.18.2014 | World
András Simonyi

hile Putin uses the whole spectrum of power tools, he forces us to ask questions about our own poor, soulless, haphazard, and anemic conduct. Why is it that we are so poorly equipped to use the whole set of power tools at our disposal to counter him? The West can do better.

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Marcia Liss | Posted 06.17.2014 | Arts
Marcia Liss

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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...

Casey Kasem and the Death of American Mass Culture

Will Bunch | Posted 06.16.2014 | Entertainment
Will Bunch

His show arrived right at the moment when it seemed like America was coming apart, culturally, spiritually, and politically -- and promised us, in a tone that was relentlessly upbeat yet somehow never smarmy, that we actually could be one nation under a groove, that for three or four hours we could share a common bond.

Heartbreak: The Club You Never Wanted to Be In

Jenna Amatulli | Posted 06.16.2014 | Women
Jenna Amatulli

In becoming a member of the club, there's suddenly solace. It's like an enormous billboard indicating: "YOU ARE NOT ALONE." And, truly, isn't that what we all want to know? We are not the broken, irreparable beings that we sometimes think we are.

Unusual Life Lessons From an Unusual Father

Michael Sigman | Posted 06.13.2014 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

My parents liked to think of our family as "bent," more "Fractured Fairy Tales" than Disney. We couldn't bear to do things the way normal people -- or at least people who seemed normal -- did.

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.

Peace & Love: Chatting with Ringo Starr

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.06.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

It's clear Ringo and his All Starr Band are loving getting by with a little help from their friends. Here I ask him how it all started.

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...

The Rolling Stones: In the Shadow of the Beatles Again?

John Covach | Posted 05.30.2014 | Entertainment
John Covach

In many ways the Beatles and Stones define the British invasion of the mid 1960s; so considering the recent frenzied hubbub over the Fab Four, where is the laudatory fuss over the Stones' 50th anniversary?

Beatlemania: Abbey Road, Language and English as a Second Language

Stacey Cole | Posted 05.29.2014 | Education
Stacey Cole

Abbey Road by The Beatles is not only a fine collection of rock music, it's also a popular tool in ESL classes because of its unique linguistic properties.

Joan Ryan Makes Musical Magic at Hollywood's Catalina Jazz Club

Xaque Gruber | Posted 05.28.2014 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

For the first time in a year and half, Joan Ryan, and her four octave range, comes home to Los Angeles in a cabaret show that earned her the honor of Broadway World's Top Female Cabaret Artist of 2013.

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.

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,...

This Corgi Is Obsessed With The Beatles

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 04.30.2014 | Comedy

Kinney the Corgi has a very particular taste. He only likes the sound of the Beatles, and who could blame him. Those Brits were irresistible, and Kinn...