Tuesday, June 19, 2007

The Dark Side of the Summer of Love

This article in the Playboy July 2007 issue actually delivers what is promised by the title. And the cover illustration is by the incredible Yuko Shimzu (who I studied illustration under at SVA for a year). Click on the pages to be directed to readable scans.

The Dark Side of the Summer of Love

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I dug up the flyer, mentioned in the article, that was distributed on Haight. It expresses the same dreary realities created by the mass countercultural migration to the Haight-Ashbury in the latter 60's... in beautiful and hopeless hippie colloquy:

Uncle Tim$ Children

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