Little Hippie Life

Rock N Roll memoirs are some of my favorite books to read.  They’re personal, fun, full of drama and they contain lots of interesting recent history. They can make you laugh, make you cry, and make you think, meanwhile inspiring a craving for an adventure and an appreciation of home. Best of all, you get to learn […]
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I started reading Jesse Jarnow’s book Heads early in July last summer, finishing it with remarkably appropriate timing while on the plane home from Burning Man. So obviously now, while on a plane home from California again six months later, seems like the perfect time to finally post what it meant to me. Jarnow is a guy […]
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We’re catching up on Michael Hamad’s piece Deadhead Scholars, Fans Marking 50 Years Of Grateful Dead: On the scholarship front, several new books about the Dead, some of which draw upon records located in the Dead Archive, will hit the market in 2015, including Peter Richardson’s cultural history “No Simple Highway”; “Deal,” a memoir by Bill […]
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Little Hippie recently had the pleasure of meeting Grateful Dead Archivist Nicholas G. Meriwether while visiting the Grateful Dead Archive at University of California at Santa Cruz. The Grateful Dead Archive is located in McHenry Library on the beautiful campus. Archive materials are on display in the Brittingham Family Foundation’s Dead Central Gallery on the 2nd Floor […]
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Every now and again you meet with an object that gives you physical proximity, and makes you feel a connection to a moment that resonates deeply across time and space. In this case, THEE dictionary edition referenced by Jerry Garcia as the primary source for the band’s name, now on view at the UC Santa Cruz Grateful Dead Archive. […]
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