Thanks to the essential weekly newsletter, The Sunday Long Read (compiled with taste and care by Don Van Natta Jr. and Jacob Feldman), I found Alex Bilmes’ excellent British Esquire interview with Paul McCartney:
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This popped up yesterday on the always-questionable LiveLeak, but I've got a feeling this is legit. Here is a woman trying to run across the famous Abbey Road crosswalk, in spite of all the danger, who needed help after a car ran her over.
"If the Beatles meant a lot in England, they meant very much more in America," wrote Nik Cohnin his brisk, entertaining history of Rock n Roll, Awopbopaloobop Alopbamboom: Pop from the Beginning. "They changed everything. They happened at a time when American pop was bossed by trash, by dance crazes and slop ballads,…
Mournful cover by Syreeta Wright, Stevie Wonder's ex-wife and collaborator.
Everything You Always Wanted To Stop Worrying About The Bomb over at Cinephilia and Beyond including these two notable items by screenwriter Terry Southern: