Tuesday, April 14, 2009

What do these two events have in common?

Phil Bronstein in the SF Chronicle pulls together two desperate events of yesterday. The conviction of Phil Spector and the death of Marilyn Chambers. They seemed somehow symbiotic yesterday. Bronstein gets to the heart of the matter:  

The two tragedies and their main characters represented an era that's passed us by and exists mainly as a nostalgic shadow for baby boomers. But we'd be somewhere very different today if neither of these people had existed.