The Beatles: An Escape to the Past

With joyful songs of simplistic sincerity like “I Want to Hold Your Hand,” “Can’t Buy Me Love,” “A Hard Day’s Night,” and “She Loves You,” to more contemplative tracks like “Help!,” “Yesterday,” “Ticket to Ride,” “And I Love Her,” and “If I Fell,” John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr ignited a cultural and musical phenomenon that the world hadn’t, and likely will never see the likes of again.

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Far Apart, But Still Together

With the COVID-19 pandemic pulling us further apart than we’ve ever been, both literally and metaphorically, music has become more important than ever as a form of human interaction.  One World: Together at Home provided an opportunity for viewers and musicians alike to have something to unite around, something to come together over regardless of the distance currently between us all.

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The Darkest Part of the Forest

While this book incorporates elements from a previous trilogy by Black, they are not necessary to read to understand this one. The Darkest Part of the Forest combines the modern world with mythical creatures in a way that is somehow both jarring and completely seamless, and proves to be a wonderful read.

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