It was that moonstruck time when new identies were everything, when the resulting lifestyles dictated not only how people dressed, spoke, behaved and ate but also what they believed. It was the age of Aquarius, of fun-fun-fun surfers and party animals, the martini man and the playboy philosophy, mod taffeta ties and Beatle-style caps, hippies, Hell's Angels, rock groupies and the radical underground. The 1960s left an indelible mark on all who lived through them - and lots who didn't. By looking beyond the front-page headlines, the Sterns give us a brave new slant on a time that was as comical as it was consequential. Investigators of cultural phenomena, Jane and Michael Stern are the authors of 11 books, among them "Square Meals", "Roadfood and Goodfood", and "Elvis World".