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A Heated Debate Over One Direction (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 06.12.2012 | Teen

When the name of popular British boy band is mentioned in the above video, reactions range from "OMG, that's ONE DIRECTION!" to groans of "Another boy...

EXCLUSIVE: Watch A Remastered Clip From 'Yellow Submarine'

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 06.08.2012 | Entertainment

Forty-four years after it splashed into theaters, "Yellow Submarine" has been re-released on Blu-ray. Judging by the exclusive clip available at the b...

Bogus Trend Stories Getting Sadder and Sadder

Michael Sigman | Posted 08.06.2012 | Media
Michael Sigman

Trend stories based on anecdotes or lazy statistics are bad enough. When extensive research by "experts" is involved, meaninglessness can rise to a higher -- or lower -- level of absurdity.

WATCH: Paul McCartney's EPIC Performance For The Queen

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 06.04.2012 | Entertainment

Sir Paul McCartney was one of the many famous faces to take the stage at the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Concert. The former Beatle, showing his British p...

DVDs: Scorsese Stumbles, Cruise Soars and Much More

Michael Giltz | Posted 08.01.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Madonna's career will surely inspire countless documentaries and studies in the future. But the Truth Or Dare film -- which might have been a concert throwaway -- is in fact a pretty enduring look at media manipulation and how she exploited the spotlight.

The John Lennon Drawings That Weren't Burned

Posted 06.04.2012 | Arts

The last time John Lennon displayed his drawings in Oak Brook, Illinois, they caused quite the controversy. Some of the drawings depicted NFSW content...

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.

When the World Stopped to Listen

John W. Whitehead | Posted 07.29.2012 | Entertainment
John W. Whitehead

The music of the Beatles remains with us still, a poignant reminder that we all have a part to play in bringing about a world dedicated to peace and love.

Why The '60s Really Ended With Carole King's 'Too Late'

Michael Sigman | Posted 07.29.2012 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

Driving home to "Lawn Guyland" the day after graduating from Bucknell U. in Lewisburg, PA and blasting progressive rock station WNEW on the radio, I was struck by one of those other-worldly, pull-over-to-the curb musical moments.

6 Can't-Miss London Experiences

Viator | Posted 07.25.2012 | Travel
Viator

London takes center stage this year thanks to its role as host for the 2012 Olympics, but that's not the only reason to swap your money for pounds and head to Europe's most-loved city.

Remastered McCartney Album Out Next Week, Listen Here NOW

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 05.17.2012 | Entertainment

Paul and Linda McCartney released RAM in 1971. It's among Paul's early post-Beatles records, and it was written and recorded with his late wife. The a...

What Happened to the Generation Gap?

Kurt Ellenberger | Posted 07.16.2012 | Home
Kurt Ellenberger

Why are teenagers listening to music that their parents were dancing to 25 years ago instead of rebelling against it? When I was 13, I may have had some knowledge of pop stars from a quarter century earlier, but I certainly didn't like any of their music.

WATCH: Paul McCartney Adds Mariachi Twist To Beatles' Classic

Posted 05.15.2012 | Latino Voices

It's hard to believe Paul McCartney - the mariachi-singing ex-Beatle - is turning 70 years-old next month. After a three-hour performance in front of ...

Gil Evans' Centennial Tribute, Plus a Conversation With John Pizzarelli and Jon Cleary's Video Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.13.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

John Pizzarelli: Favorite album of all time? ... Abbey Road is pretty close to the top of the list. It's funny. You could say Abbey Road or you could say In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning, because they're the types of records you put on and say, 'Oh, I'll just listen to one or two tracks.'

Dog Ears Music: "Mommy for a Day" Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 07.11.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by PJ Harvey, Eels, Snoop Dogg, The Beatles, Steve Swallow, Ohio Players, Gene Autry and more.

Beautiful Images Of The Beatles' Early Years

Arne Bellstorf | Posted 07.09.2012 | Books
Arne Bellstorf

We're left with Astrid's strong black and white imagery, photographs of their young androgynous faces frozen in time, looking moody, wearing black cloths and long scarfs. As if they knew they would become part of pop mythology.

Yoko Ono's Best Tweets

Posted 05.11.2012 | Arts

Can Yoko Ono do no wrong? The Japanese singer and performance artist has become the world's muse, sprouting warmth, light and love wherever she goes. ...

WATCH: Movies That Could Afford The Beatles

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 05.09.2012 | Entertainment

Lionsgate shelled out $250,000 for "Mad Men" to use The Beatles' "Tomorrow Never Knows," making it the most expensive music deal the studio has ever m...

My Father's Song Is Still My Mantra

Michael Sigman | Posted 07.08.2012 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

Today my 63rd birthday looms and the cultural messages are mixed. It feels uncool -- bordering on shameful -- to acknowledge my age. Yet I'm told I should be thrilled because I look young, and that thanks to advances in medicine, "63 is the new 53!"

How Much Did Lionsgate Pay For The Beatles?

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 05.07.2012 | Entertainment

Many "Mad Men" fans were left with one big question after Sunday night's episode, entitled "Lady Lazarus": How much did AMC shell out to use The Beat...

THE WEEK IN CULTURE

Posted 05.05.2012 | Home

This week in culture, 'The Scream' broke auction records, the rain God was celebrated in Nepal, and The Beatles saw a revival in Liverpool. Click on f...

Mighty Movie's Temple of Bad: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Dan Persons | Posted 07.04.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Included in its list of crimes: entrusting the Beatles' most innovative work to the likes of the Bee Gees, Peter Frampton, Steve Martin and Alice Cooper, among an almost infinite roster of incomprehensible casting choices.

The Highest Pass and Songs of a Lifetime: Conversations With Jon Anderson and Greg Lake

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.04.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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"Working on a Tan": A Red Hot Playlist for the Tanning Lady

David Wild | Posted 07.03.2012 | Entertainment
David Wild

I'm concerned about Patricia Krentcil, the Jersey mom who allegedly brought her five-year-old daughter with her into a tanning both with her to get a little-- or a lot of -- color. This sort of obsessive need for a tan really makes me see red. So here, then, is my red hot playlist meant to stop the madness.

This Week In Indie Cinema: Papal Panic

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 06.08.2012 | Miami

This week, at Miami Beach Cinematheque, there will be a live performance of the one-man show "The Rarest of Birds," looking at the struggles and life ...