The Photographer Who Inspired "The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test"
A repress of Tom Wolfe's seminal book features rare manuscripts, photos, and more. We talked to Lawrence Schiller, whose photographs of the counterculture movement inspired Wolfe, about how the new text offers the "full picture of set and setting."
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The Legendary Letter that Inspired Kerouac to Write 'On the Road' Is Going Up for Auction
The 40,000-word letter by Neal Cassady is said to have inspired Kerouac to adopt his electric, spontaneous style was believed to have been lost forever.
Ken Kesey's Son Is Planning a Sequel to His Dad's Legendary, Acid-Fueled Bus Trip
In 1964 Ken Kesey piled into a multicolored school bus with his friends and singlehandedly kickstarted the hippie movement. Now, Kesey's son, Zane, is turning to the internet to Kickstart a new bus trip.
Cleaning Out Sheds with the Merry Pranksters' Ken Babbs
Time has been good to Babbs. At 73, he still bursts with energy and ideas even if he no longer looks like the spry, DayGlo weirdo from Tom Wolfe's legendary book.