Maxwell Alejandro Frost 2022, Max Frost 1968 — a Freaky Coincidence

Will a hippie movie from the psychedelic era affect politics in the ’20s?

Photo of LP cover for soundtrack of “Wild in the Streets”
Max Frost (Christopher Jones) rallies teenage fans with tripped-out hippie druggie Sally LeRoy (Diane Varsi) at his side in this image from the LP Soundtrack cover of “Wild in the Streets,” a 1968 film about the youth movement, politics, LSD, and sending old people to re-education camps. (Photo by author)

First things first.

Congratulations are in order to Maxwell Alejandro Frost, the 25-year-old Democratic Party nominee in Florida’s 10th…



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Darren Richardson

Darren Richardson


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