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Book Review: "Dreaming The Beatles" by Rob Sheffield

Dreaming the Beatles: The Love Story of One Band and the Whole World by Rob Sheffield was published on April 25, 2017.  I had seen this book mentioned in the Beatles Book Collectors group on Facebook, but really didn’t pay it any mind until I stumbled upon it in a small book store while walking around a quaint little village with friends last week. 288 more words

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Publicity: Dreaming the Beatles - Rob Sheffield

 It looks like the infectious and electric Mr. Sheffield might have written himself another hit with this look at how “The Beatles” came to transcend being a mere rock band and become an enduring cultural influence. 106 more words


Quote for Today: Rob Sheffield

I was helpless in trying to return people’s kindness, but alswo helpless to resist it. Kindness is a scarier force than cruelty, that’s for sure. Cruelty isn’t that hard to understand. 72 more words

Quote For Today

The Reason You Should Pass The Tissues

I like to pride myself on my stoic, even-keeled approach to life, but that is a giant lying waste of time because I am an emotional emotion who goes around emoting all the time. 1,064 more words


The St. Louis Library Is the Bomb (and I Just Wish I'd Realized It Sooner)

The St. Louis Library Is the Bomb (and I Just Wish I’d Realized It Sooner)
By Jaime Lees
Tue, Sep 13, 2016

I’ve just recently realized that the… 1,496 more words

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Reading 'On Bowie' and Discovering the Great, Late David Jones

On Bowie is a great love story of our time. Only Rob Sheffield could’ve written a book this wonderful, with such ease about Bowie’s mysticism, his prolific career, and his time on The Blue Planet. 1,452 more words


How Rob Sheffield Cut to the Heart of David Bowie Fandom for ‘On Bowie’

Few things bring us together like the loss of a cultural icon, the ones whose impact is immeasurable by human standards. When David Bowie died, we all felt gravity pulling us back to Earth, our heads yanked from the clouds, our hearts a little heavier.  1,166 more words