Ken Kesey Newswire

Ken Kesey Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Ken Kesey.

Results 1 - 20 of 84 in Ken Kesey

  1. Mind, Supermind Series Features Psychedelic ExplorerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Noozhawk

    ... graduate work at Stanford, doing research with the Harvard Group, the West Coast Research Group in Menlo Park, and Ken Kesey. A former president of the Institute of Noetic Sciences and a professor of psychology, he teaches at the Institute of ...

    Comment?

  2. Visionary PuppiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Slate Magazine

    ... that might not be fair to note except that Wolfe fille invites the comparison with at least two references to Ken Kesey (the subject of her father's beloved The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test ) and a chapter titled "Asperger's Chic," a plain nod to her ...

    Comment?

  3. In the Flesh: Flight Thirteen (Formerly The Jagg) at Che's LoungeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Tucson Weekly

    ... their own raw, energetic sound that winks more at the first psych era ('65-'68) than it does the debauchery of Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters in Tom Wolfe's '68 masterpiece Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test . Er, you get what we're saying a Sandwiched ...

    Comment?

  4. San Francisco hosts a new Summer of LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | The First Post

    ... an experimental, LSD-fuelled sound and vision extravaganza organised by American writers Stewart Brand and Ken Kesey. The three-day event, which featured avant-garde light shows, performance art and music by the newly christened Grateful Dead, is ...

    Comment?

  5. Matt Murphy: Pork Pie director looks back on his life of PieRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 21 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... acting mates, including Bruno Lawrence and Goodbye Pork Pie 's charismatic lead, Tony Barry, embarked on Blerta, a Ken Kesey-like travelling circus of which he recalls "going into these small towns and blokes looking sideways at us". After that, his ...

    Comment?

  6. "Valley Of The Gods" Recounts The Wild Ride Of Peter Thiel's FellowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 21 | Fast Company

    ... adventure from the 1960s. It was Inspired by Tom Wolfe's "Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test," which chronicled Ken Kesey and his Merry Pranksters' drug-fueled journey driving a multicolored school bus across the country from California to New York. Thiel ...

    Comment?

  7. Shocking the Brain: The Wild History of Electroconvulsive TherapyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Live Science

    ... the electricity. These modifications were learned early, but it took a while for them to become standard practice. Ken Kesey, who wrote the original novel of " One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest ," released in 1962, worked in a mental hospital in the ...

    Comment?

  8. Electroconvulsive Therapy: A History of Controversy, but Also of HelpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Scientific American

    ... the electricity. These modifications were learned early, but it took a while for them to become standard practice. Ken Kesey, who wrote the original novel of " One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest ," released in 1962, worked in a mental hospital in the ...

    Comment?

  9. Electroconvulsive therapy: A history of controversy, but also...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... the electricity. These modifications were learned early, but it took a while for them to become standard practice. Ken Kesey , who wrote the original novel of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," released in 1962, worked in a mental hospital in the ...

    Comment?

  10. U of T's 'anti-psychiatry' scholarship is affront to science...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | National Post

    ... controversy in the past often centred around involuntary commitment of psychiatric patients - epitomized by the Ken Kesey novel and 1975 movie, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - the vast majority of treatment today is voluntary, and ...

    Comment?

  11. Fact vs. fiction: Which gets us closer to the truth?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | Chicago Reader

    ... but in this instance she's running in fast company. For instance: "It's the truth even if it didn't happen." -Ken Kesey. "Writing fiction is the act of weaving a series of lies to arrive at a greater truth." -Khaled Hosseini. "That's what fiction is ...

    Comment?

  12. East Bay mayor goes on hunt for former LSD lab of a King of AcidaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... a method of manufacturing LSD so that it remained 99.9 percent pure. Stanley furnished the drug, then legal, to Ken Kesey, who used it for his Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, the Beatles (Lucy in the Sky, anyone?) and other musicians as well as ...

    Comment?

  13. USA: Another insight on PSFK for MembersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | PSFK

    ... direction (some more seriously than others). The idea of collaborative books isn't anything new- in 1989, author Ken Kesey wrote Caverns with his University of Oregon Creative Writing class- but The Book By Strangers draws its charm from its whacky ...

    Comment?

  14. Steve CuozzoRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2016 | New York Post

    The 1960s countercultural novelist Ken Kesey famously, if obscurely, proclaimed, "You're either on the bus or off the bus." More New Yorkers than ever are opting for off, but there's nothing mysterious about why.

    Comment?

  15. Snow, freezing rain hits usually misty Portland, OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Westport News

    ... Ore, on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016. (Collin Andrew/The Register-Guard via ... more Ice cycles hang from a statue of Ken Kesey on Willamette Street in downtown Eugene, Ore. Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016. (Collin Andrew/The Register-Guard via AP) Ice cycles hang ...

    Comment?

  16. MisfitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Eugene Weekly

    ... sometimes revealed on purpose. I don't think I'm doing anything differently from any other author. My mentors, Ken Kesey and Kathy Acker, were in every character they ever wrote. I was talking to a big-time writer the other day who said that she has ...

    Comment?

  17. $20 Million Upgrade Of Big Sur's Esalen Institute Nears CompletionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Sfist

    ... Maslow, architect and designer Buckminster Fuller, photographer Ansel Adams, and novelists Ray Bradbury and Ken Kesey - all Esalen denizens. Covering the renewal project, the Chronicle reports that the main lodge renovations are complete: That ...

    Comment?

  18. Grateful Dead & Ken Kesey Appear On Tom Snyder's 'The Tomorrow Show'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | JamBase

    ... picture disc edition. For Sunday Cinema , here's a look back at an interview with members of the Grateful Dead and Ken Kesey discussing the era around the time The Grateful Dead was originally recorded and released a half-century ago. Filmed on May ...

    Comment?

  19. the vindicatedDepressed? Try Dropping Some AcidAfter a 50-year...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | New York Magazine

    ... psychedelics, will be a big help." A Hell's Angel dances at the Acid Test Graduation, an LSD party organized by Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters, San Francisco, 1966. Depression is not the only condition potentially treatable by these ...

    Comment?

  20. Carmel author brings to light the improbable life of LSD chemist Owsley a Beara StanleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Monterey County Herald

    ... It's hard to separate the two. In America, it really does come down to individuals. Can you be more American than Ken Kesey, a wrestler from Oregon. OK? All of these people were something before they had the experience (of taking LSD). And then they ...

    Comment?