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Zach Carter

Why Do Conservatives Love The Grateful Dead? We Ask Tucker Carlson.

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 07.15.2015 | Politics

The Grateful Dead were once the embodiment of all things hippie and anti-establishment: free love, plenty of drugs, and nobody cares about your career...

Lust Leads to Hell According to Master James

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 07.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kay Tacke Morse

And so the sign read, deep into Marion County. Just what we needed heading into a day of hedonism. The farmlands quilting the view for us city folks,...

The 10 Greatest Stoners in Movie History

Alex Simon | Posted 07.09.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

While the Supreme Court made same-sex marriage legal in all fifty states, the marijuana initiative is having an appropriately slower, but steady climb into legality. That said, we thought we'd take a look at some of cinema's greatest proponents of the stoner lifestyle.

The Grateful Dead and the Culture of High School

Josh Stephens | Posted 07.06.2015 | Education
Josh Stephens

I'm sure plenty of kids today, frustrated with politics, bored of mass media, longing for companionship, would join the Dead community if it still existed.

HULA MOON Vol. XIX: Light of Life in the Lantern Ceremony; A Hawai'i Hippie Horror Story

Gordy Grundy | Posted 06.30.2015 | Hawaii
Gordy Grundy

In our times, as we give more and more of our souls to our handheld machines, we humans are walking away from our core selves and the very existence of our being.

Lance Gould

We Asked the Nearest Hippie About Scalia: It Was David Crosby

HuffingtonPost.com | Lance Gould | Posted 06.26.2015 | Politics

As luck would have it in The Huffington Post's New York headquarters, the nearest hippie happened to be the world's most famous hippie, David Crosby, who, like Joplin, performed at Woodstock. So ask him we did: what did he think of Justice Scalia's line of thinking?

10 Things Every Portland Kid Knows

Ali Wilkinson | Posted 06.22.2015 | Comedy
Ali Wilkinson

I realized that no matter where my kids grow up, they will be viewing the world through a lens. It's just the Portland lens is made through organic, sustainable practices.

Hippie Noir, Laguna Beach 1969: Orange Sunshine and the Mystic Arts World

Gordy Grundy | Posted 06.18.2015 | Arts
Gordy Grundy

There are times when an art movement quietly documents the heart and soul of the much louder story of history that surrounds it.

What Was Better? The 1960s Or 1970s?

Perry Block | Posted 06.07.2015 | Fifty
Perry Block

When you think about it, the 1970s weren't as bad as those of us who tend to prefer the 1960s often like to say. There was unquestionably some good entertainment and some good times, even if we didn't like the clothes we were wearing.

The Grateful Dead: Never Has a Band Had Such Contempt for Their Fans

Mike Edison | Posted 06.01.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Edison

The massive phenomenon that was the Grateful Dead has never been objectively reported on, an historical anomaly that boils down to what might as well be a Buddhist koan: Pretty much anyone who was there must be immediately eliminated as a reliable witness.

Naomi Klein's Own Form of Climate Change Denial: Blame Capitalism

Till Bruckner | Posted 06.28.2015 | Politics
Till Bruckner

Having thus alienated mainstream readers -- exactly the people the climate change movement most urgently needs to reach out to and bring on board -- Naomi Klein's book then goes on to block meaningful debate among the already converted.

Sonny and...

Marcia Liss | Posted 06.03.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Arm Wrestling the CIA

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 05.26.2015 | Impact
Mitch Ditkoff

One of the good things about being the night desk clerk at a seedy hotel in Cambridge, Mass., is that you get to be invisible to most people. If you're looking for a place to disappear and still make a living, this is about as good a place as any.

Really Bad Advice From The Woodstock Era

Janet Eve Josselyn | Posted 05.11.2015 | Fifty
Janet Eve Josselyn

If you believed that you were about to be drafted in Vietnam, you might have had good reason to "love the one you're with" instead of falling in love with someone. But for other people, such as your boyfriend, it didn't work out so well if he wasn't the one you were with that night.

Alison Spiegel

One MAJOR Detail That Was Missing At Woodstock

HuffingtonPost.com | Alison Spiegel | Posted 03.09.2015 | Taste

LSD wasn't the only thing on the menu, but it was close.

Growing Up in a Hippie Commune: Making Peace

Abby Pingree | Posted 03.27.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Abby Pingree

My childhood, though unique in some ways, is not that unusual. There were challenges and even painful experiences, but I have come to understand that ...

Get Back: A TV Comedy Writer Remembers

David S. Simon | Posted 03.14.2015 | Fifty
David S. Simon

I lived through the sixties. By the hour. By the minute. By the second. I was not distracted by devices -- only of my own making. The music of the moment informed us. Educated us. Moved us. Bonded us. It was our universal language.

On The Occasion Of My Son's Birthday, A Toast

Jeremiah Horrigan | Posted 03.07.2015 | Fifty
Jeremiah Horrigan

Today, I'll raise a glass to Louie Hevizy, the doctor who broke the rules and brought my wonderful, hard-working and loving son into this world.

Growing Up in a Hippie Commune: Part Two

Abby Pingree | Posted 02.15.2015 | Impact
Abby Pingree

The Love Israel Family was founded on some beautifully simplistic and noble ideas such as love and peace and unity but the hierarchical order did not lend itself to these ideas in practice.

Growing up in a Hippie Commune: Part One

Abby Pingree | Posted 02.10.2015 | Impact
Abby Pingree

The hippie movement had been in full swing for some time and both my parents identified strongly with the desire to shake off the traditional societal structures of the previous generations. My father believed he had found the solace he sought in the Love Israel Family community.

The Changing of the Guard

Monica Parker | Posted 09.10.2014 | Fifty
Monica Parker

We got smartphones and we got smarter at navigating our way around the Internet. We've become savvy at finding new 'likes': online dating, Scrabble, Skype, Twitter and every hot travel deal going. We've joined Facebook in droves (until our sons and daughters fought back by un-friending us).

8 Quirky Towns Where You're Free To Be You And Me

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 06.13.2014 | Travel

Just like Austin, TX, there are a few places around the globe that are decidedly weird and off-beat. If you're into that sort of thing (you know, ecce...

Mad Men: Direction Amidst Chaos

William Bradley | Posted 07.12.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Don Draper continued his move toward redemption and re-emergence as a career success in the latest episode of Mad Men, the more than a little bizarre "The Runaways." But as one brilliant talent continued in a positive direction, another careened precipitously into emotional collapse.

How Retirement Planning Can Leave You Feeling Like Goldilocks

Moira McGarvey | Posted 06.25.2014 | Fifty
Moira McGarvey

As we start contemplating our retirement, many of us will opt to move. Some of us will stay in the same town and move to smaller digs, others will finally move to that new dream location or someplace where our dollars will go further. Figuring out the perfect location is a big challenge and no one place is right for everyone. But, rest assured, there is a lid for every pot.

5 Ways Little Kids Are Like Hippies

Vincent Daly | Posted 06.15.2014 | Parents
Vincent Daly

Kids thrive on new experiences and revel in the joy of it all. Freedom, baby. Pure unADULTerated freedom.