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John Lennon

  1. roll clip!
    Step Forward and Watch This Sneak Peek of The Beatles: Get BackPeter Jackson unveiled five minutes of cheery footage, giving us a sense of “the spirit of the film.”
  2. quarantuning
    Gal Gadot Got Her Famous Friends to Sing ‘Imagine’ Because … CoronavirusLet’s “imagine” that all of the celebrities were singing in the same key.
  3. wife guys
    14 Wife Guy Anthems to … Celebrate? … Valentine’s DayPlay these at your own risk.
  4. me: elton john
    13 of the Best Celebrity Stories From Elton John’s Name-dropping Memoir, MeFrom trash-talking with Freddie Mercury, to reuniting John and Yoko, and plenty more.
  5. endings
    Let’s Talk About That Scene in YesterdayDo you want to know a secret?
  6. rock and roll hall of fame
    Every Artist in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Ranked From Best to WorstFrom Chuck Berry to Def Leppard.
  7. thirst traps
    Neither Megan Mullally’s Face Nor Sean Hayes’s Butt Have Aged Since 2006The pair copied the iconic John & Yoko photo “to commemorate our very symbiotic partnership.”
  8. old new yawk
    Notes on the Grungy Years: Two Novelists Talk About 1970s New YorkTom Barbash and John Freeman Gill on the Upper West Side of their novels, a land of muggers and John Lennon.
  9. imagine
    Yoko Ono Might Soon Have a Writing Credit on ‘Imagine’John Lennon said she deserved one back in 1980.
  10. biopics
    Yoko Ono Is Making a Movie About Her Favorite Love Story: Yoko Ono & John LennonThe movie will cover their relationship and activism.
  11. r.i.p.
    Beatles’ First Manager Allan Williams Dead at 86He’s remembered for his book The Man Who Gave the Beatles Away.
  12. beatles stories
    Donovan on Helping the Beatles Write a ClassicDonovan spins a tale. 
  13. jail
    John Lennon’s Killer, Mark Chapman, Is Denied ParoleHe was denied parole for the ninth time.
  14. collaborations
    The 10 Oddest Things John Lennon Asked George Martin to Do for Beatles Albums“John had said that he wanted to ‘smell the sawdust on the floor,’ wanted to taste the atmosphere of the circus.”
  15. listicles
    Yoko Ono Just Wrote the Most Yoko Ono Listicle“John and I wasted 15 years eating macrobiotic and drinking soy milk when all I wanted was a little half-and-half.”
  16. imagine no possessions
    A Lock of John Lennon’s Hair Sold for $35KThe 4-inch lock of hair was cut in 1967.
  17. fab four fun
    We Made Every Beatles Spotify Playlist You Could Ever Possibly NeedThe best of John, Paul, George, and Ringo.
  18. covers
    Watch Madonna Cover ‘Imagine’ in a Paris SquareShe also sang “Just Like a Prayer” and “Ghosttown.”
  19. paris
    Paris Pianist Who Performed ‘Imagine’ IdentifiedHe put his piano on a trailer and drove 400 miles to perform in Paris.
  20. sexuality is a spectrum
    Yoko Ono: Lennon Had Sexual ‘Desire’ for MenYou may call John Lennon bisexual, but he’s not the only one.
  21. chat room
    Help Yoko Ono Break a World Record“The whole world is like activists because we all have to do something, and we’re suddenly realizing we can’t leave it to our governments.”
  22. obit
    The Cynthia Lennon I KnewA story with a twist.
  23. Robert Christgau on the Deaths of Lennon, MarleyAn excerpt from the veteran rock critic’s memoir, Going Into the City.
  24. impressions
    Carvey’s Beatles Impression Nearly Kills HaderHe loses it. 
  25. up for auction
    You’ll Have the Opportunity to Buy John Lennon’s Doodles SoonThe “gobbledygook” will be up for auction this June.
  26. most devoted fans
    Thirteen Weird (or Expensive) Things That Fans Have Spent Major Cash OnA Beatle’s tooth, a used Kleenex, and the Duke’s hat.
  27. chat room
    Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker on Lennon Comparisons“I’d say most of the rest of the world are bigger Beatles fans than me.”
  28. sneak peek
    P.S. I Hate You: The Angry John Lennon LettersThe former Beatle was an enthusiastic, occasionally cranky pen pal.
  29. john lennon
    Watch Footage of John Lennon Playing Basketball With Miles DavisArtists are sissies? Think again.
  30. drake
    Watch an ‘Imagined’ Friendship Blossom Between Drake and CommonDrake vs. Common finally gets its soundtrack.
  31. john lennon
    See John Lennon’s To-Do ListJohn Lennon: He was just like us (i.e., he waited for the cable guy)!
  32. beefs
    How the Beatles Helped Originate the Rock DisThe nine key jabs that coincided with the band’s 1970 breakup.
  33. posthumousity
    New John Lennon Material Dropping SoonLennon’s letters will be published next year.
  34. music
    Yoko Ono Approves of Lady Gaga’s Bottom-Baring“How could hers offend me? She has a very lovely bottom.”
  35. clickables
    Hear Excerpts From John Lennon’s Previously Unreleased Last Interview’Rolling Stone’ has the audio.
  36. john lennon
    Read John Lennon’s Angry Letter About Pit StainsIn which the Beatle reams out his laundry service for turning his shirt yellow and blaming it on Yoko.
  37. clickables
    See Ozzy Osbourne Cover John LennonAs a birthday tribute, the Prince of Darkness puts his own spin on “How?”
  38. chat room
    Nowhere Boy’s Kristin Scott Thomas: ‘These Uptight, Repressed Women, Those Are the Ones They Call Me For’“I think French film audiences are far more nonjudgmental about the way women look. There isn’t this obsession with facial lines. They actually like women.”
  39. toilet
    John Lennon’s Toilet Sells CheapJust $14,700!
  40. music
    See the John Lennon Car Commercial Everyone’s Up in Arms AboutPretty tasteless.
  41. prosopagnosia
    Which Star of Robert Zemeckis’s Yellow Submarine Looks the Least Like a Beatle?The guy who plays Ringo, probably.
  42. trailer mix
    Nowhere Boy Trailer: John Lennon Walks the LineEh, it looks okay.
  43. the industry
    Brett Ratner Wants to Make a Guitar Hero MoviePlus: They’ve found the perfect director for ‘Voltron’! It’s some dude who directed ‘Queer Eye for the Straight Guy’!
  44. the early-evening news
    Was R. Kelly Framed by the Wayans Brothers?Plus: Richard Dreyfuss cast as Cheney, and Yoko Ono claims courtroom victory!
  45. right-click
    Common Sends One Out to the People