When the Irish first became prosperous, they turned their backs on traditional food. Now it's making a comeback.
America's historic Route 66 fascinates visitors from other countries.
Philip Norman's new bio of John Lennon is a winner.
In 1964, Israeli officials shunned the Beatles, embarrassing the nation. When Sir Paul McCartney takes a Tel Aviv stage Thursday, he'll relieve Israel of 44 years of cultural baggage.
Vocal coach Melissa Cross teaches heavy-metal rockers to find their inner beast without getting hurt.
Neil Diamond sheds the schmaltz; Lenny Kravitz – inspired throwback or tired mimic?; Madonna delivers on dance; Santogold's belated debut.
The transmission of the Fab Four's 'Across the Universe' to the North Star marks the US space agency's 50th anniversary.