The Acid Camera and the Beatles’ Pleasuredome

Posted in Read it in books, Something about the Beatles on July 30th, 2009 by admin
Magic Alex in his laboratory.

Magic Alex in his laboratory.

With a lovely Bay Area summer in full flower, I am determined—determined, I tell you—to finally polish off Bob Spitz’s gigantic Beatles book, which has been languishing around my apartment with a slowly advancing bookmark in it for something like a year and a half.

It’s difficult, though, because periodically some little detail or reference will cause me to go rent a movie, or listen to one of the albums, or just drift off into a reverie that impedes my progress. Consider the following, which recounts events from 1967:
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