The prophet of the counterculture, six years older than me. In l967 I was twenty years old and in my last year of Harvard, studying poetry composition with Robert Lowell, who had inherited the mantle of greatest living poet in the great English tradition after the death of Robert Frost. I had studied ancient Greek …Read More
Yo musiclovers, tidebuckas, soldiers of love : it’s been a while since you’ve heard from me, but I haven’t been twiddling my thumbs. I was out doing a big story for Vanity Fair that took me to 9 countries in six weeks. I got back on December 21 and spent the next two weeks reducing …Read More
yesterday, when our guys did the first moon walk, and I believe one of them even whacked a golf ball on its dusty surface, I was in Pacific Grove, California, glued to Walter Cronkite at George and Ann Crile’s house, and I wrote this little vignette of their elderly French neighbors.
Pacific Grove. Sunday, July …Read More