Tag Archives: John Lennon

Positively 231st Street: Bob Dylan, the Bronx, and Me

In the summer of 1966, the Jack & Agnes Carrolls misguidedly moved from 89th and Third in Manhattan to Brookview Road in Windsor, CT – a town that lacked virtually everything, including sidewalks. I did not go with them. Hell, I … Continue reading

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Civilians Who Run Full-Page Ads in the New York Times (Umpteenth Plus Two Yoko Ono Edition)

From our Late to the Peace Party edition Over the years, the hardworking staff has dutifully chronicled the must-by-now-be-a-million-dollars Yoko Ono has spent on full-page ads in the New York Times. (Umpteenth here, Umpteenth Plus One here.) Now comes yet … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging ‘A Century of Style’ at MassArt

Well the Missus and I trundled over to MassArt yesterday to catch A Century of Style: Masterworks of Poster Design (through December 3) at the Paine Gallery and, say, it was swell. From the website: A Century of Style: Masterworks of Poster … Continue reading

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Civilians Who Run Full-Page Ads in the New York Times (Umpteenth Yoko Ono Edition)

Yoko Ono pays for full-page ads in the New York Times almost as often as Lord & Taylor does. So it was again yesterday, when the Rift Beatle ran this ad in the Times to mark John Lennon’s 75th birthday.   … Continue reading

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Yoko Ono’s NYT Ads Should Rest In ‘Peace’

From our Why Not Just Burn Your Money desk On Tuesday, for the umpteenth year in a row, Yoko Ono (Beatles fans read: Yoko Oh No!) bought this full-page ad in the New York Times: Screenshot of ImaginePeace.com: A billboard … Continue reading

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Paul McCartney, PETA Bred

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has launched a new Veggie Testimonial campaign featuring such luminaries as Alicia Silverstone, Casey Affleck, and (Call Me Sir) Paul McCartney, who graced a Wall Street Journal ad yesterday: So, to review: John … Continue reading

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