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The Beatles’ Final Film: Let It Be

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. It was 1969 and The Beatles, although still brilliant as musicians and as a recording group, were on their last legs. But the band still owed one film on a long-ago signed contract with United Artist films. Let [...]

11 Things You May Not Know About John Lennon

Getty Images John Lennon was the leader and founding member of The Beatles. Let’s take a look at a few facts you might not have known about him. 1. He was a choir boy and a Boy Scout. Yes, John Lennon, the great rock ‘n’ roll rebel and iconoclast, was once a choir boy and a Boy Scout. John [...]

John Lennon Was a Crazy Cat Lady

John Lennon was crazy about cats. Over the years, he owned several, plus a few dogs. These are their stories. Elvis Growing up, Lennon had a cat named Elvis, who was owned by his beloved mother, Julia. Julia was worshiped by young John, and they were both crazy about Elvis Presley. The Lennons realized they had misnamed [...]

Celebrating Christmas with The Beatles

Paul: “I just wanted to thank you fans. Don’t know where we’d be without you.” John: “The army, probably.” George, speaking about their upcoming film: “This one will be in color.” John: “Green.” –1964 Beatles Christmas Record So much of the career and lives of The Beatles has been documented in books, TV specials, movies, videos, magazine articles, and more. [...]

9 Essential Facts for the Crustacean Enthusiast

1. LET THEM EAT LOBSTER! In colonial America, lobster wasn’t the delicacy it is today. In fact, it was so cheap and plentiful, it was a staple for prisoners and servants. One group of servants from Massachusetts actually grew so tired of eating lobster that they took the employers to court, where a judge ruled that [...]

The Final Days of The Beatles

The date was August 20, 1969. The Beatles were recording what was to be their final album, Abbey Road. The date is important (and historic), although the boys probably had no idea of it’s significance. August 20, 1969, was the last time the four Beatles were together in the recording studio. They were recording the final over-dubs [...]

Möbius Comic Strip

Artist Jim Woodring made a comic strip on a Möbius strip — a flat surface with only one side. At the link, you can view a video as well as each panel in this repeating story. Link via Nerdcore Previously: How to Make a Looty d’Holbachie Yoko’s Syrup 82.

5 Other Famous Gate Crashers

It takes a certain kind of chutzpah to crash high profile events. Aspiring reality show stars Tareq and Michaele Salahi, who crashed a state dinner at the White House last week, are just the latest in a long line of publicity-starved trespassers. 1. David Hampton David Hampton crashed his first gate in 1983 when he was [...]