No more heroes: Six decades after the Beatles did it all, is pop culture finally dead?

It was the year sex was invented, according to the poet Philip Larkin. The birth control pill had just become available, enabling recreation rather than procreation, and the Profumo Affair and the revels of 19-year-old Christine Keeler with a Cabinet minister were creating the faultlines which would bring down Harold Macmillan’s Tory Government and usher in Labour.

No more heroes: Six decades after the Beatles did it all, is pop culture finally dead?
It was the year sex was invented, according to the poet Philip Larkin. The birth control pill had just become available, enabling recreation rather than procreation, and the Profumo Affair and the revels of 19-year-old Christine Keeler with a Cabinet minister were creating the faultlines which would bring down Harold Macmillan’s Tory Government and usher in Labour.