[Sca-cooks] Non-SCA Authenticity

Daniel & Elizabeth Phelps dephelps at embarqmail.com
Sat Feb 2 12:44:00 PST 2008

Was written:

> This is all really before my time, I confess, but I do have early
> memories of hippies (and even Yippies) in various pop-culture media,
> such as comic strips, depicted as being largely indistinguishable from
> beatniks, which is pretty funny when you think about it. A little like
> being unable to distinguish between the Bee Gees and the Sex Pistols,
> but when has actual familiarity ever been a prerequisite for judgement?
Find some episodes of Peter Gunn on the web for an "in period" i.e. late 
50's  popular culture depiction of beatniks.  Love the "Jelly Donut" poem 
from one.  Also the first "music videos" albeit jazz.


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