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Book Review: Heads: A Biography of Psychedelic America by Jesse Jarnow

I find it difficult to criticize this book because I can appreciate the good intentions of the author, but criticize it I must.  It could have been so much more than it is.  It purports to be a history of … Continue reading

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The Ongoing Relevance of the Sixties and Seventies

Last night I watched a wonderful film called “Pirate Radio”.  I had seen it in Greece a few years ago; the European title is “The Boat That Rocked”.  It’s the story of a time in England when it was illegal … Continue reading

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World Without Pain: The Story of a Search by John Walters – Now Available!

    My new memoir, “World Without Pain: The Story of a Search” has just been published and is now available at Amazon, Smashwords, and other outlets.  Here is the description from the back cover:  “In the 1970s, after the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Inherent Vice by Thomas Pynchon

Thomas Pynchon can write; there’s no doubt about that.  He can spin a sentence as well as anyone.  It’s a pleasure to read this novel just for the word-craft.  But looking deeper, I think what I object to most is … Continue reading

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