Boom Times

“The Boomer Century: 1946-2046” is a two-hour documentary that looks to the baby boomers — the influential generation that changed everything — past for clues to how this generation of 78 million Americans will shape the future. Hosted by gerontologist and psychologist Dr. Ken Dychtwald, the program focuses on the boomers’ formative years to reveal […]

Riding “White Bicycles”

A dd this to your Sixties book list: “White Bicycles: Making Music in the 1960s,” by Joe Boyd, an American who moved to London in the Sixties and who was a leader in the English music revolution that brought forth Pink Floyd, Soft Machine and The Incredible String Band. Boyd was born in Boston in […]

Jean Baudrillard: Brave New World

F rench theorist Jean Baudrillard died March 4 at age 77. Though he technically was not a member of the Sixties generation, his work certainly influenced writers, artists, filmmakers and philosophers who grew up in the late 20th century. He was one of our foremost intellectual figures whose work combined philosophy, social theory, and an […]

Music of the Sixties

Here’s some of my picks for some of the best albums representing the Sixties: Start adding yours in the comment; some of the best submissions will be added into these main blog pages. Jefferson Airplane: Takes Off surrealistic1.jpg Jefferson Airplane: Surrealistic Pillow Quicksilver Messenger Service Country Joe and the Fish: Electric Music for the Mind […]

Welcome to Dreamsville

Dreamsville: A site for people who came of age in the Sixties A generation bounded by Beatniks, Sputniks, Civil Rights and Camelot on one side, and Watergate, the end of the Vietnam War, and Disco on the other.   H ere you can chronicle your dreams and aspirations, post musings, thoughts, and histories of that […]