""With the really intelligent people, it's almost a matter of inbreeding at this point," said John Phillips [of The Mamas and The Papas], whose would-be aristocratic airs defined the mood of the times."
- Barney Hoskins, Waiting for the Sun: A Rock and Roll History of Los Angeles, quoted in Forever Changes (Thirty Three and a Third series) by Andrew Hultkrans
So, um, yeah. About that.
Actual insights on Phillips, Polanski, Manson, et hoc genus omni after I've reviewed my Didion.