Tag: beatles

  • 5 Beatles Movies That Should Never Be Made

    5 Beatles Movies That Should Never Be Made

    In the two years since Disney pulled the plug on director Robert Zemeckis’ long-gestating, 3-D, CGI redux of the Beatles’ Yellow Submarine, the filmmaker has finally grown philosophical about the project. “That would have been a great one to bring the Beatles back to life,” the director told Total Film Magazine. “But it’s probably better […]

  • Sonoma is Bigger than Jesus

    It was 46 years ago today (or August 11, actually) that John Lennon taught the band to blaspheme – at least in a manner of speaking. The outspoken Beatle courted controversy when he opined to a British journalist that The Beatles were “bigger than Jesus.” The quote, divorced from its context, resulted in the Fab […]

  • The Ultimate Beatles Rolling Stones Mashup

    In a super-group to beat all super-groups, surviving Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr have joined forces with the Rolling Stones? Mick Jagger and Keith Richards to form a music project currently entitled ?The Rolling Beat.? Consider it the ultimate Beatles Rolling Stones mashup. The Rolling Beat will feature the four sexagenarians on instruments for […]

  • Beatles: When the Rain Comes

    Beatles: When the Rain Comes

    My parents, like those of a lot of kids in my generation, thought the Beatles’ music was a suitable alternative to the “baby Muzak” of traditional lullabies, which once comprised the soundtracks of pre-K lives. The Beatles’ blue, yellow and white periods (so-called for the dominant colors of their album covers, respectively “Sgt. Pepper,” “Magical […]

  • A Real Nobody

    “I was nobody until I killed the biggest somebody on Earth,” explained Mark David Chapman, the man who murdered pop-legend and political activist John Lennon 27 years ago today. Despite this dubious claim to fame and the sad rationale for recognition, I submit that Chapman remains a nobody. Assassins are a peculiar breed of murderer. […]