Dennis Edwards, 95, judge who presided over
Mark David Chapman
Dennis Edwards, 95, judge who presided over trial of Lennon's killerThe Boston GlobeNEW YORK — Dennis Edwards Jr., the judge who presided over the trial of Mark David Chapman, John Lennon's killer, in 1981, died April 13 at his home in New York. He was 95. The death was confirmed by his granddaughter, Ayanna Behin. Advertisement.
Posted on 28 April 2017 | 7:26 am
Broadway Review: Allison Janney, Corey
DeadlineBroadway Review: Allison Janney, Corey Hawkins Lead 'Six Degrees Of Separation'DeadlineReference Catcher in the Rye and Mark David Chapman, check. Needless to say, Paul is invited to spend the night. Even after Ouisa and Flan discover Paul the next morning in flagrante with a male hustler, they continue to believe him, because, you know, ...and more »
Posted on 25 April 2017 | 5:11 pm
Dennis Edwards, Judge Who Presided Over
New York TimesDennis Edwards, Judge Who Presided Over Trial of Lennon's Killer, Dies at 95New York TimesDennis Edwards Jr., the judge who presided over the trial of Mark David Chapman, John Lennon's killer, in 1981, died on April 13 at his home in Manhattan. He was 95. The death was confirmed by his granddaughter, Ayanna Behin. Mr. Edwards had served ...
Posted on 24 April 2017 | 8:05 pm
Inside the Dakota Apartment Building in New
Architectural DigestInside the Dakota Apartment Building in New YorkArchitectural DigestFor years dubbed the “most famous apartment building in New York City,” the Dakota has a spot in cultural history—film, celebrity, art, and otherwise—wholly unique in the world of architecture and even more unique in the world of urban dwellings ...
Posted on 24 April 2017 | 9:16 am
Here are 8 real-life crimes inspired by a
Raw StoryHere are 8 real-life crimes inspired by a movieRaw StoryJohn Lennon's murderer, Mark David Chapman, was famously obsessed with J. D. Salinger's angsty classic The Catcher in the Rye. In fact, Chapman was clutching a copy of the book at the time of his arrest, and he later wrote to the New York Times to say ...
Posted on 15 April 2017 | 5:31 am
If you can remember…
Mark David Chapman
The Baby Boomer group (1946 to 1966) is being forgotten by the new generation as fast as you can say supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. A recent poll of teenagers, when asked if they knew who Paul McCarthy was, came up with puzzled stares, blank expressions and “I don’t know!”
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 10:38 pm
What if Stephen King Killed John Lennon?
In February of 2009, a man waving signs interrupted a meeting of the Sarasota City Commission to stand before the microphone and make a remarkable claim: John Lennon—shot and killed on December 8, 1980—had not been murdered by deranged Catcher in the Rye fan Mark David Chapman, but by none other than popular author Stephen King. Read more...
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 2:47 pm
Treasures from Lauren Bacall's Manhattan
All of the items that were up for auction at Bonhams New York on March 31 and April 1 were sold during the two-day event, fetching just over $3.6 million, according to a statement from Bonhams.
Posted on 2 April 2015 | 7:49 am
John Lennon’s First Wife Cynthia Dead at
Cynthia Lennon, the first wife of John Lennon, died Wednesday following “a short but brave battle with cancer,” according to a message posted on her son Julian Lennon’s website. She was 75.
Posted on 1 April 2015 | 11:40 am
Barbara Walters returning to TV with
She just can't stay away: Barbara Walters is coming back to TV.
Posted on 31 March 2015 | 1:03 pm
Satan in the Oval Office
Mark David Chapman
We can’t know and, in fact, even the idol might not know, that he has a fatal disease, or that some loon like Mark David Chapman is plotting to kill him or that, like Robin Williams or Ernest Hemingway, is planning to kill himself. Recently, I read about ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:01 pm
New Xulon Title Provides Unique Look Into
Within the pages of Ken Babington’s new book, NOT MY GOD…, ($16.49, paperback, 9781498445290) readers will be captivated by a one-of-a-kind look into the life of Mark David Chapman through the eyes of his pastor, Ken Babington. Witness Ken Babington's ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 7:00 pm
Doors Start First Album, Lennon Goes Cold
Mark David Chapman was sentenced to prison for the second degree (not first degree, as he was bull-goose looney) murder of John Lennon today in 1981. He would not be eligible for parole for 20 years, which he has applied for numerous times only to be denied.
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 2:00 am
This Day in History - August 24
1976: Two Soviet cosmonauts return to Earth after 48 days in orbit in space laboratory. 1981: Mark David Chapman is sentenced in New York to 20 years to life in prison for the murder of British rock star John Lennon. 1985: The pilot of a Chinese military ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 5:13 pm
Today in Music History
In 1981, Mark David Chapman was sentenced in New York to 20 years to life in prison for shooting music icon John Lennon to death the previous Dec. 8. Lennon had given Chapman his autograph only hours before the 25-year-old drifter shot him outside Lennon's ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 1:09 pm
'Call of Duty' latest fiction to inspire
Mark David Chapman
History is littered with murderers inspired by art: Charles Manson believed the lyrics to the Beatles' "Helter Skelter" were a prophecy that ignited a killing spree. John Lennon assassin Mark David Chapman was obsessed with the book "Catch
Posted on 19 April 2012 | 5:34 pm
John Lennon's killer denied parole for 5th
John Lennon's killer was denied parole for a fifth time Tuesday by a board that said he remains a threat to the public. Mark David Chapman will remain in New York's Attica Correctional Facility for at least two more years for gunning down the form
Posted on 12 August 2008 | 10:31 am
US official: Russia has assured Rice it will implement cease-fire.
Posted on 9 August 2008 | 2:28 am