John Lennon – a belated 70th b-day remembrance

We’re still a little over a month away from a not-to-be-missed American Masters doc, but since this past Saturday would have been John Lennon’s 70th birthday, we thought it was the perfect time to share this recently released preview of the upcoming LENNONYC program on PBS and KERA. For those that may have missed a couple of […]

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LennonNYC on PBS' American Masters

Touched on this a bit earlier this summer, but now there’s more to share with video. Believe it or not, this October marks what would have been John Lennon’s 70th birthday and then December would be the 30th anniversary of his death. Focusing on the years following the breakup of the Beatles when Lennon and […]

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Happy 70th, Ringo

Hard to grasp the concept that one of The Beatles turned 70 on Wednesday. Right up with there with the realization that in 2010, both Back to the Future and The Breakfast Club are 25 years old, Seinfeld has been off the air for 12 years, The Simpsons are entering their 22nd year on television […]

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Lost Morecambe & Wise tapes found in garage

Eric Morecambe. Ernie Wise. You may or may not know the names, but there’s no question you indirectly know their work as there isn’t a British comedy star today that doesn’t reference Morecambe & Wise when talking about their influences growing up. From variety to radio to film to television, the comedy partnership of Morecambe and […]

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Scorsese's long and winding road nearing an end with Harrison doc

With a resume that includes The Last Waltz (The Band), No Direction Home (Bob Dylan), The Blues and Shine a Light (The Rolling Stones) it’s no wonder that George Harrison’s widow, Olivia, turned to Scorsese to make the definitive rock anthology about the late Beatle. No one does rock & roll like Scorsese.  He explained recently, post […]

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Rolling Stones invade Santa Monica

It may have been Santa Monica, October 29, 1964, but the scene was still decidedly British. Only eight months after The Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show, the British invasion was in full swing and continued its assault on America in what was considered the first concert film of the rock era. In what has […]

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