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When Lynda Barry future Genius grant winner told David Letterman who saw hail as big as hams that Deadheads will steal your condiments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kLvfaiCvlok bwI was bs-ing Aidin V of the Chron about the fact that his claim that Shoreline looks like “steal your face” is as valid as my yarn about Bill Graham being circumcised, and that’s what the seats look like. … Continue reading

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Come join The Robert Hunter Hoot, Palo Alto, Calif.

Earthwise Productions of Palo Alto at the Mitchell Park Community Center is hosting a special music memorial to the life of Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter, who died Monday in San Rafael at age 78. MORE DETAILS TO BE ANNOUNCED. … Continue reading

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I saw a Deadhead taper in The New York Times

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Why don’t we do it on the road?

And if you have 5 minutes to spare here, in 1985 April back at Philly Spectrum (a basketbal and hockey gym, for awhile) is Grateful Dead doing as first song of 2 hour show, “Why Don’t We Do It in … Continue reading

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Bob Weir at The Greek in 1981

I saw the Dead at the Greek about a year later, in 1982. Actually, you can listen to that show, or those shows, all 3 of them at the Achive or Dead net. I also found a stack of ticket … Continue reading

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Quodlibet w. litany

Everybody saw the sun shine, but I saw a dragon fly, while Gretchen said “butter fly” and Eva shook her tuckas, rising towards heaven — posted, May 22, added June 22 Latin what plus it pleases I got to indirectly … Continue reading

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Faking hipness with AlunaGeorge shout re FrostFest

Four of the acts I punched up from this flyer seem to not have this on their schedule, yet from where I sit at Oak Creek I can hear some loud music as if they are sound checking at nearby … Continue reading

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Michael McFaul lecture for World Affairs Council in Atherton, Calif., September, 2014

Terry and I caught an excellent lecture by Michael McFaul, of Stanford’s Hoover Institution, and the former U.S. Ambassador to Russia, for the World Affairs Council, at a private residence in Atherton, California, in September, 2014. McFaul is a Rhodes … Continue reading

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GD concert film Thursday in Mountain View

Click here to get your miracle ticket for a Grateful Dead meet-up at Mountain View Century theaters, 7:30 show, a 1972 Germany concert film. This is probably more fun that the typical Palo Alto Planning and Transportation Commission meeting, which … Continue reading

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The last hippie: or, what did you expect?

Gang of Four versus Cake versus Oliver Sacks on the Grateful Dead medley Continue reading

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