John Lennon
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The Beatles Are Pent-Up Prisoners of Their Own Notoriety in 'A Hard Day's Night'
9 Jul 2015 // 8:02 PM

Over 50 years after its release A Hard Day's Night is regarded as a minor classic. It's easy to forget, however, that no one thought the film would ever achieve such stature.

The Cathedral and the Shrink’s Office: 'All Things Must Pass' vs. 'Plastic Ono Band'
13 May 2015 // 9:06 PM

All Things Must Pass and Plastic Ono Band are the best of the post-Beatles albums because they demonstrate the opposing modes in the ways we exist.


Fooled by Skepticism
13 Jul 2010 // 4:00 PM

Skepticism has been fueling pop culture for decades. Just ask John Lennon or Pete Townshend. Lately it’s just been fooling pop culture about science.

Now He's 64: A Late Lennon Landmark
26 Oct 2004 // 7:00 PM

Sixty-four-year-olds aren't what they used to be, and if John Lennon were still alive, he would probably not be living the quaint parlour scene played out in McCartney's ditty.


Toumani Diabaté and Sidiki Diabaté: Toumani & Sidiki
21 May 2014 // 8:04 PM

A father and son treat listeners to an album that took 700 years to make and subtly make an important statement about the nature and resilience of culture.

'Lucy in the Mind of Lennon' Attempts to Psychoanalyze Art
7 Aug 2013 // 5:05 PM

Though a mixed bag, Lucy in the Mind of Lennon prompts some interesting questions about the interplay between art and scientific inquiry.


John Lennon's Studio Discography to Receive Deluxe Box Set Treatment
21 Apr 2015 // 4:20 AM

All of John Lennon's eight studio records will be released this summer as a 9LP box set called Lennon.

The 10 Best Songs About New Beginnings
14 Jan 2015 // 5:07 AM

In honor of a new year, here is a list of songs that can help nudge even the idlest of souls off the couch in 2015.


'John would have approved,' says Yoko Ono of PBS doc 'LENNONYC'
18 Nov 2010 // 10:59 PM

LOS ANGELES — Yoko Ono looks tired. The 77-year-old artist, musician and political activist has spent the majority of the day talking about the "American Masters"

Aaron Johnson channels John Lennon in 'Nowhere Boy'
8 Oct 2010 // 2:57 AM

LOS ANGELES — When Aaron Johnson walked in to audition for "Nowhere Boy," which centers on John Lennon's teenage years, the film's director instantly felt the

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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