Summer of ’68 With The Beatles

We just received this press release and are passing it along: John, Paul, George & Ringo: Fifty Years Later – The Beatles Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before! Tom Murray’s The Beatles Collection, The Mad Day: Summer of ’68 is now at Soho Contemporary Art  May 31st through June 16th     July 28, 1968 was one […]

Politics as Usual: Nothing Has Changed in 47 Years

I wrote the following columns for The College Times at Cal State LA during the summer of 1971. Zoom to to read    

The End of the Summer of Love – 1967

Courtesy AARP

Century City Anti-War March — 50 Years Ago

June 23, 1967 Artist Unknown Offset, 1967 California 16963   On June 23, 1967, 15,000 anti-Viet Nam War demonstrators marched to the Century Plaza Hotel where President Lyndon B. Johnson was speaking. It was the largest anti-war gathering in L.A. history up to that time. The peaceful march, made up primarily of students and middle […]

All You Need Is Love

Fifty Years Later: The Beatles – All You Need Is Love The Beatles by David Magnus From their explosive beginnings -with frenzied fans drowning out the music with their screams -to their psychedelic evolution and mantra of love, love, love in the late 60’s, The Beatles had a meteoric rise and a message that affected fans […]

‘It was 50 Years Ago …’ – Sgt. Pepper Gets Massive Reissue

Apple Records has unveiled the most ambitious reissue of a Beatles title to date, with a “super deluxe edition” of “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.” The May 26 release celebrates the 50th anniversary of the psychedelic music classic. Highlights include a new stereo mix of the album, 5.1 surround via Bluray/DVD discs, a “lost” […]

Rare Sinatra Timex TV Specials Arrive on DVD May 19

EAGLE ROCK ANNOUNCES THE NEXT ENTRIES IN THE FRANK SINATRA COLLECTION THE TIMEX SHOWS VOL. 1 & VOL 2. ~ON DVD AND DIGITAL FORMATS ON MAY 19, 2017~ On May 19, 2017, Eagle Rock Entertainment will release another pair of titles in The Frank Sinatra Collection on DVD and digital formats. On license from Frank […]

The Evergreen Review Returns

THE EVERGREEN REVIEW VOLUME 1, NUMBERS 1, 2, and 3 “If it is impossible to imagine literature being labeled obscene in our time, it is largely because of the Evergreen Review.” —The Daily Beast From the moment of its inception, The Evergreen Review pushed the boundaries of propriety and free speech. Authors like Allen Ginsberg, Kenzaburō […]

These are the times that try men’s souls

What with the election of a narcissistic, reality TV star, pathological liar as a president, and faced with a cabinet composed of ultra-rich elites and white supremacists keen on feeding off the hands of corporate vested interests … all bent on dismantling everything that humanists have fought for decades (progressive environmental, gender, health, educational and […]

Indignez-vous! (Time for Outrage)

From The Nation. Toward the end of 2010, a small book by a 93-year-old man unexpectedly reached the  summit  of  the  best-seller  list  in  France. Indignez-vous! by Stéphane Hessel sold more than 600,000  copies  between October  and  the end of December. Stéphane Hessel, born in 1917, grew up in a rich literary milieu, authoring novels […]

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