“Go with the flow.” Wise words spoken by Ken Kesey. I’ve been feeling overwhelmed lately and I’m not sure why. Maybe it’s because my week started out with a lot of anxiety and stress or perhaps it’s something else. 72 more words
Tom Wolfe’s The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test (1968) is a perfect time capsule.
Reading it today is like taking an acid trip in Mr. Peabody’s “way back machine”–it’s a frenetic, dizzying, eye-popping journey into the heart and soul of what would become known as the psychedelic era. 2,499 more words
”Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive,
But to be young was very Heaven!”
It was 50 years ago that Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters made their famous cross-country journey from Kesey’s ranch in La Honda, California, to New York, dispensing joy and LSD to anyone they met along the way.206 more words