Beatlemania vs. Beckham-mania: A Tale of Two British Invasions


Of course I may be treading on sacrilegious ground by drawing connections between the robots and the Fab Four, but here goes.

On February 7th, 1964, when the Beatles arrived at JFK, a line-up of the fanatical American public greeted the British celebrities. Forty-three years later, at LAX, they send their emissaries, the paparazzi.

Plenty has changed in all that time, except perhaps the style of metal barricades.


The arrival, after the jump...