If you can name all the people depicted on the Sgt. Pepper's album cover, you might be on the path for a master's degree in Beatles history.
Liverpool Hope University is justifiably proud of the city's affiliation with The Beatles - and have now integrated the group's musical legacy into their higher education programs by offering a master's degree in Beatles musical history. We love The Beatles as much as anyone, but given the time and expense involved in getting a master's degree, we're not certain that knowledge of The Fab Four is the hottest job growth prospect in a world wracked by financial chaos. Click here for more info
Subscriber Frank Coronado alerts us to this exciting bit of news: British songwriter Robyn Hitchcock is preparing a stage musical based on the 1973 Clint Eastwood Dirty Harry sequel Magnum Force. Frank says it shows Hitchcock never studied the film's best-remembered line: "A man's got to know his limitations." Still, since the show is obviously tongue-in-cheek, he may be on to something. We anxiously await the Celtic dance version of The Wild Bunch! For more click here