Tag Archives: Paul McCartney

Merry McChristmas

If you’re a reader of this blog you know that I’m fascinated by the occult and the darker sides of the paranormal. I love the skanky, gritty American cinema of the 1970s, and I’m enamored with the disturbing art of painters like Bosch and Bacon. That said, I’m a sucker for Christmastime. I love everything [...]

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Lost Beatle

It’s the time of the year when we remember the “Fifth Beatle,” Stuart Sutcliffe who started “The Beetles” with John Lennon before his untimely death at the age of only 21 on April 10, 1962. Stuart was the band’s original bass player as well as a dedicated painter who left the band to pursue a [...]

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The Day John Met Paul

Yesterday we celebrated one of the most important days in the history of pop music. But, since nobody reads blogs on the weekend, I decided to save this for today… On July 6, 1957 John Lennon and Paul McCartney met for the first time. Here’s the skinny from The History Channel… Only John was scheduled [...]

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Happy Birthday Magical Mystery Tour

This year we celebrate the 45th birthday of the U.S. release of The Beatles’ psychedelic, experimental film, Magical Mystery Tour. The band’s third movie, Tour was released in theaters in America, but it was actually a made-for-television project when it debuted on sets across Britain on Boxing Day, December 26, 1967. The best Beatles flicks [...]

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Paul’s Pot

In a time when states across America are reversing decades of legislation against marijuana, and during a week when the president himself has declared the herb to be no more harmful than alcohol (even less IMOHO), it’s important to look to the past for guidance in the present. Busted four times including once for growing [...]

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