Tag Archives: Ken Kesey

Sometimes a Great Notion – Ken Kesey (1962)

“Sometimes a Great Notion is Ken Kesey‘s second novel, published in 1964. While One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1962) is arguably more famous, many critics consider Sometimes a Great Notion Kesey’s magnum opus. The story involves an Oregon family … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Ken Kesey, Movie | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Commune

β€œThe Commune Comes to America,” Life, July 18, 1969. “A commune (the French word appearing in the 12th century from Medieval Latin communia, meaning a large gathering of people sharing a common life; from Latin communis, things held in common) … Continue reading

Posted in Counterculture, Hippie, Ken Kesey, LSD, Marijuana, Merry Pranksters | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test – Tom Wolfe (1968)

“The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test is a nonfiction book by Tom Wolfe that was published in 1968. The book is remembered today as an early – and arguably the most popular – example of the growing literary style called New … Continue reading

Posted in Grateful Dead, Ken Kesey, LSD, Merry Pranksters | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment