Over the years pot vendors selling joints, bags of pot, pot cookies, pot brownies, and various cannabis consumables became a prominent aspect of the festivities. Never in the history of the 4/20 celebration have police interfered with selling or consumption of cannabis.
My mother claims I sucked down several wine-dipped pacifiers at my circumcision, and she continued the practice for a year in an attempt to abate my near-constant wailing. That's right, you read correctly, I was a baby wino.
There may be no one alive who has crossed paths with more bold names than Manuel Cuevas. The Nashville designer, known for his exquisite embroidery and use of rhinestones and sequins, has dressed five American presidents.
We of the Woodstock generation have long been interested in pushing the limits of self-expression, and our desire to noisily overturn convention is unlikely to stop just because we're facing the big chill.
In 1996, Ken Hays formed Gathering of the Vibes, a place for Grateful Dead fans to come together, rock out to live music by bands in the Dead's jam band tradition, and keep the spirit of Jerry Garcia alive.
You don't have to be a Deadhead or a Ken Kesey-phile to find the fun and the wistfulness in Magic Trip, Alex Gibney and Alison Ellwood's reconstruction of the famous cross-country bus trip by Ken Kesey and his Merry Pranksters.