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The Circle is Unbroken - Friends of the Brothers Return to Brooklyn Bowl 10/25

We will never allow the circle to be broken. Very excited to be returning to the great Brooklyn Bowl with Friends of the Brothers on October 25.  Tickets are just $12 and presales are a big help. Click here. FOB features Peter Levin…

New Grateful Dead books here and on the way.

My editor and his whole team at St. Martin's have a great new Grateful Dead book out and another on the way. Check out No Simple Highway: A Cultural History of the Grateful Dead, which I was happy to provide a blurb for. "The How, What,…

An interview with Dick Latvala: Dick's Picks and more...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Tricky Dick In this 1997 interview, Dick Latvala, Grateful Dead tapemaster and father of Dick’s Picks, reflects on how he turned his hobby into a job. I conducted the interview…
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Warren Haynes on Man in Motion - and Big In China

  Warren Haynes has probably been my most frequent writing subject. I have interviewed him more times for Guitar World than I could possibly count. The first time was in 1989 when he was a new member of the Allman Brothers Band. I was…
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Fromthe archives: in-depth Bob Weir interview

A lengthy 2001 interview with Bobby, when Ratdog was kicking hard. This interview appears in my Ebook, Reckoning: Conversations With the Grateful Dead, along with similarly extensive interview with Phil, Phil and Trey, Robert Hunter,…

The Dead at the Playboy Mansion

Check out this video, which I saw courtesy of Norm Bradford. Pretty classic Hefner/Garcia footage, probably circa 1969. The guys in the band are dressed like cartoon hippies from Dragnet. Thanks Norm! If the link isn't working, cut and paste…