Little Hippie Life

Bob Weir’s guitar is on thousands of Grateful Dead songs over the last 50 years, and the new documentary “The Other One: The Long Strange Trip of Bob Weir” profiles the legend of music and psychedelia. We’re reading Frank Scheck’s Hollywood Reporter piece about the film’s debut last year. After the Tribeca Film Festival premiere Bob […]
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On October 4, 1961, comedian Lenny Bruce was arrested at the Jazz Workshop in San Francisco on obscenity charges for saying what amounted to “two four-letter words and a preposition.” You may be wondering what this has to do with Jerry Garcia. Nicholas G Meriwether over at the Grateful Dead Archive at UC Santa Cruz […]
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You’ve probably heard about what it is to struggle to be an artist. Some have struggled pretty hard, including a music composer named Charles Edward Ives (left), who was largely ignored during his lifetime (1874 – 1954). This had a major impact on the Grateful Dead’s Phil Lesh. “Phil was going to college of San […]
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