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By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on July 17th, 2014
Yesterday (July 16) it was announced that Ron Howard will direct and produce a new Beatles documentary, with the full authority of the band themselves. It’s devoted to the years in which they were a functioning, gigging ...
This week sees the 50th anniversary of the Beatles era-defining first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show. If one moment could be said to illustrate how completely they managed to up-end popular culture, it is this one.
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on February 6th, 2014
Every fan has played this game from time to time. How would subsequent Beatles albums have sounded if they had managed to put aside their differences in 1969 and kept working together as a unit?
Imagine what it must have been like to meet the Beatles in 1964, as they came to America for the first time. You’d have been some hardened showbiz hack, confused by the sudden arrival of four young men with identical haircuts and ...
By Kristina Trujillo | Posted on December 16th, 2013
You’ve watched them, shared them, and probably GIF’d them all, but in case you missed some of the best celebrity moments of the year, or just want to watch them again and again, here’s a comprehensive list of our ...
I don’t know about you, but I’m a sucker for this sort of a thing. It’s a new video made principally of old footage and new animations, set to a newly-available recording of the Beatles singing an old song by Buddy ...
Let’s start with some historical vertigo:
Seven years from now, we’ll be looking back over a period of time that is as long since John Lennon was shot as that brutal event was from his birth.
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on September 25th, 2013
It must be insane being Ringo Starr. Your chief contribution to the world is often derided and overlooked by people who wouldn’t know a paradiddle from a paralegal, and yet it has brought you fame and riches and acclaim beyond any ...
By Leah Rozen | Posted on September 9th, 2013
Some weeks, it just rains men in drenched ol’ England. This week is one, with an outstanding example of British beefcake celebrating his birthday almost every day of the week.
By Brigid Brown | Posted on September 6th, 2013
Whether you’re a fan of One Direction or not, you’ve most likely seen clips of their new documentary This Is Us. It’s pretty bad-ass when bigger-than-life bands invite us backstage, giving us a glimpse of what goes on ...