Latest John Lennon Stories

2014-02-03 04:22:05

Beatles scholar Martin Lewis explains Fab Four's meteoric rise for Encyclopaedia Britannica CHICAGO, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Beatles' fans prepare to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the Fab Four's triumphant arrival in America, Beatles scholar Martin Lewis looks back on the band's meteoric rise and explains how it happened in a new article for Encyclopaedia Britannica's 2014 Book of the Year. The Beatles arrived in New York City in February 1964 to a "tsunami of fervor,"...

John Lennon Shines On: IAU Names Mercury Crater After Rock Legend
2013-12-20 13:34:02

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online John Lennon was born on October 9, 1940 in Liverpool, England. He started his first band, The Quarrymen, while still in high school. After Paul McCartney and George Harrison joined the band the name was changed to The Beatles. He and his band mates became rock legends, but John met a tragic end on December 8, 1980. Now Lennon, along with nine other notable celebrities of the past, have been honored by having impact craters on...

2013-12-08 23:01:35

Living Arts College receives visit from The John Lennon Tour Bus; inspires confidence and creativity. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) December 08, 2013 One of the best parts about being America’s Creativity College is the ability to inspire students to greatness by bringing amazing events to campus. Last month, Living Arts College was excited to welcome the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus. Not only is the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus a fully equipped studio on wheels, it is also a great...

2013-11-12 23:29:52

According to Dr. Michael Zuk, the project manager of the John Lennon Clone Project, Ono's recently announced sale of a portion of Lennon's music rights to a wealthy New Zealander could have a negative impact for heirs including a proposed John Lennon Clone. Red Deer, Alberta (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 The New Zealand Herald -reporter Jane Phare- has just reported the following story which has the cloning enthusiast very concerned: Imagine - NZ tycoon's Lennon deal: "Sir...

2013-08-16 23:02:51

The Canadian dentist who purchased John Lennon's tooth has recently agreed to work with Penn State researchers to explore the musician's DNA. If the venture is successful, the tooth collector is interested in preserving the valuable information with the belief that it could be used in the future for cloning the famous Beatle. Edmonton, Alberta (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 John Lennon's tooth is going under the microscope in a US lab with scientists considering ways to extract the...

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  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.