Tag: john lennon

I was reading a Reddit thread the other day about a completely different topic and caught wind of this discussion about how Howard Cosell announced (to the world, basically) that John Lennon had been shot to death. Before the age of Facebook, Twitter, and other social media, this was how breaking news was made. A […]

Google celebrates the 70th birthday of John Lennon today with this wonderful video logo. There isn’t a view count counter on the YouTube video page, but I’m curious how many people have pressed play on the logo. I bet it’s an incredibly high number. Probably the top 1-day most-view video of all time.


If you shrink this image a lot or just look at it from an extreme angle, you’ll see the famous face of John Lennon appear. Pretty neat, huh! [via]

A 19-year-old Australian named Vinh Bui auditioned for the 2009 Australian Idol TV show and found himself not quite making the cut according to the judges. Watch the video to see why.