How fascinating to hear this story about an interesting time and place from someone who was actually there, tripping.
Lennon and McCartney could make an epic, breath stopping (for me at least) piece of music about going to work, and reading the news.
I was 17 when Sgt. Pepper was released. My friends and I would greet each other with the following exchange:
“I read the news today.” “ Oh, boy.”
There’s this point in an NPR interview with Mathew Weiner, the creator of Mad Men, where he says “I feel like Don is like a lot of existential characters: brave in the face of death but more deeply, deeply afraid of it — and trying to find some purpose and some…