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All You Need Is Love | All You Need Is Love

christopher-cudworth's picture
Dec.31.2013
During a recent XFinity On-Demand rental of the movie "The Way Way Back," it occurred to me again that being an early teenager can be a pretty shitty proposition. The main character is a 14-year-old young man who is placed in the awkward position of dealing with a possible new stepfather (played...
ann-diamond's picture
Sep.04.2012
Jewelle St. James' fascinating story of her centuries-old love affair with Beatle John Lennon, begins in December 1980 when she first hears the news of his death. Though not a Beatle fan, she finds herself plunged into a profound depression which takes a toll on her life as an otherwise normal...
sam-barry's picture
Oct.19.2009
All you need is love, says the song. But that’s ridiculous. You need a room, too, and a harmonica. What were the Beatles thinking? Still, I miss those times when pop artists wrote songs that meant something, and none more so than Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs, a quintessentially American band led...