Blogs tagged with: 1960s

The Bad Trip: 5 Questions to James Riley

The Bad Trip: 5 Questions to James Riley

Judith Weik

The Bad Trip, a new cultural history of the late-1960s, looks at the dark side of the decade that gave us psychedelia, The Beatles and the Summer of Love. 

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Posted: Friday 31 January 2020


Clocking Out: 5 Questions to Karen Pinkus

Clocking Out: 5 Questions to Karen Pinkus

Karen Pinkus

Judith Weik

In her new book Clocking Out, Karen Pinkus examines the intertwined relationship of cinema, machines and labour in the early 60s in Italy.

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Posted: Thursday 30 April 2020


What was lost in Dallas

What was lost in Dallas

I saw Jack Kennedy once, in the flesh, at close range. It was during his visit to Ireland in 1963 and my father – who had been responsible for some of the arrangements – had wangled a good viewing position for me...

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Posted: Thursday 21 November 2013