If you remember Woodstock, you probably weren't there," the expression goes. And if you were, can you please stop gassing on about it? Aquarian Nostalgia™ is the most oppressively sanctimonious and dull stripe of reminiscing. Sure, the three free days of peace and music at Max Yasgur's farm passed without violent incident, but almost the second Jimi Hendrix put his guitar down after playing "The Star-Spangled Banner," the marketplace for boomer sentimental journeys sprang up. Though the fact that Michael Lang, one of the rock show's original four organizers, canceled Woodstock's fortieth-anniversary concert because of a lack of corporate sponsorship suggests that '60s narcissism may finally be coming to an end,... More >>>
Jonathan Groff (left) and Demetri Martin in Taking Woodstock.