Let's continue with our complete scan of The GQ Scene fab teen mag from 1967. Page 14 continues the story on the San Francisco music scene. It's great that they use the term "acid test" but, since it's a teen magazine, totally fudge the definition. And, again, an amusing juxtaposition with some exceptionally square youth in a guitar ad (click any for bigger):
San Francisco article continues, another guitar ad, acne exploitation ad:
Middle of the road shoes. I like the black wingtip with the buckle:
So far the mag is very music-centric. It was published, after all, just after the "Summer of Love"™, so here's an article about drums and yet another square-looking guitar ad:
More guitars, more drums, and a corduroy sport coat:
Teen hair-straightening tips for boys and, as if in example, an ad featuring Janis Ian and Laura Nyro
Advice on buying a used car and an awesome ad for excellent slacks:
Used car article continues and still another guitar ad:
Used car article (OK, this is admittedly the low point of the magazine) and a very exciting ad for polyester pants:
End of part two! Part three will be tomorrow, and that's when we'll get to the fantastic fashion spreads and exquisite plaid sport coats. Also: an article about pirate radio by Thomas Disch! Stay tuned!
Recap: part one, part two, part three, part four, part five.