"The Electric Koolaid-Acid Test" by Tom Wolfe.
The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test:
"Black Shiny FBI Shoes"
This literary masterpiece by Tom Wolfe is set up brilliantly by the very first chapter entitled "Black Shiny FBI Shoes." In this opening chapter we discover just exactly what is going on in the U.S. in the 1960's. Not even the entire United States but mainly California, because, according to Kesey, "New York is about two years behind."
The story begins in the back of a flatbed pickup truck traveling out of San Francisco, Wolfe describes the city as "bouncing down the hill." And beneath the city lights, thousands of people staring…
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