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Just makes sense…
“At the time, all the problems of the world were attributed to whiskey drinkers. The political and cultural leadership of the United States drank alcohol; the establishment culture, whose drug of choice had always been alcohol, was evil.” - Ishmael Reed
“You just can’t talk about anything that happened during the Sixties without talking about black people as moral thinkers and artists because the whole thing was started by a little woman named Rosa Parks who got tired of it all and turned the whole economic and social and political superstructure of the South on its ass” - Peter Coyote
America in the 1950s and early 1960s
“They were the advance guard of the Baby Boom generation, the true sons and daughters of the American Century; best-educated, most physically robust and affluent generation in the history of the United States, newly vaccinated against polio, weaned on hot dogs and milk shakes, raised on television, rock and roll, baseball, Chevrolets, hula hoops, and the great American Crusade against...
We can’t stop here this is bat country.– Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
“[Ben] Folds has described his former band as “punk rock for sissies,”(quoted from a Finnish Magazine)and his oddball lyrics often contain nuances of depression, melancholy, self-conflict, and humorous sarcasm.” - From Wikipedia Ben Folds…awesome!
“…adventurous and dangerous to be involved in real cultural electricity…We wouldn’t just sit around imagining how great something would be-we’d just do it!” - Stewart Brand
Concerts to see this summer
June 4 - Paid Dues Festival June 15 - Rooney July 17 - Teddy Geiger with Scott Harris Before this: Scott Harris Project Lifehouse/Matt Nathanson China Forbes Matt White/Five Times August (not so good) Foo Fighters One Republic/Josh Kelley (not so good)
“Kesey was instantly smitten by this man…who could carry on three or four conversations at once while constantly flipping a small hammer…’with his bony Irish face dancing continuously and simultaneously through a dozen expressions, his sky-blue eyes flirting up from under long lashes, and his reputation and his unstoppable rap.’” - MT He’s talking about...
Who Have I Become?
I’m reading a book called, Can’t Find My Way Home: America in the Great Stoned Age Here is an excerpt from the book about Richard Alpert before his mental revolution: “Through rapid and unrelenting, his progress was built on shaky emotional and psychological foundations, however. Everywhere he looked in his life, he saw the external validation of his material and professional...