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On Grace as a Weapon

Jesse James DeConto | Posted 08.26.2014 | Religion
Jesse James DeConto

Deafened by my own defensiveness, I couldn't hear that Prudence was trying to be true to herself more than she was judging me.

Field Notes from a Music Biz Life (Part 1)

Michael Sigman | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

Let's start before the beginning: No Brill Building, no me. At the Brill, Manhattan's mid-20th Century citadel of music biz hustle, the elevator man ...

It Really Is a Fab Honor Just to Be Emmy-Nominated

David Wild | Posted 08.06.2014 | Entertainment
David Wild

When I woke up to find myself Emmy nominated this year in the Outstanding Writing For A Variety Special category for The Beatles: The Night That Changed America -- a Grammy Salute on CBS, I felt the full meaning of those words in an unironic and entirely Fab way.

Why Paul And John Needed Each Other To Create The Beatles

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 08.06.2014 | Healthy Living

If you’re looking for some creative inspiration, your best bet may be to brainstorm with a friend. Joshua Wolf Shenk, author of Powers of Two: F...

On The Road Again: Summer Travels

Rock Paper Photo | Posted 08.01.2014 | Arts
Rock Paper Photo

Our collection is brimming with travel shots -- artists from Boston to U2 going places. Planes, trains and automobiles -- not to mention motorcycles and sailboats.

Mom With Cancer Helps Her Son, A Beatles Superfan, Meet Ringo Starr

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.25.2014 | Parents

A mom’s determination to create and share as many special moments with her kids as possible led to a meeting of a lifetime for her 5-year-old son. ...

"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."

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 07.25.2014 | 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 08.20.2014 | 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 08.18.2014 | 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 08.17.2014 | 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 08.16.2014 | 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 08.16.2014 | 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 08.13.2014 | 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 08.06.2014 | 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 08.06.2014 | 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 08.03.2014 | 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?