- 2 years ago
Our guest on this week’s podcast is Howard Harrison, author of the book, “Now They Make it Legal – Reflections of an Aging Baby Boomer.”
Coming to you from the visitor’s room at the Rocky Mountain Collective
Howard says the title of the book expresses (in jest) his “bitterness” that the symbol of the 60’s and 70’s counter-culture is finally legal as the youngest Baby Boomers enter their 50’s.
He has been a writer his entire life, primarily as a corporate speech writer and says he wrote “corporate propaganda” for company publications. He’s also won awards and made a decent living. However, he got to the point that he didn’t want to write for corporations anymore and decided to write books instead. “Now They Make it Legal” is partially a memoir in which he puts his own spin on the events that took place during our Baby Boomer youth.
In the book, he compares the similarities and differences between young people today, who have begun protesting and joining grassroots campaigns like Bernie