Happy Birthday, Ken Kesey!

Ken Kesey On The Furthur Bus

The Counter Culture Comes From Santa Cruz

Owsley Kesey Signed Acid Test The Merry Pranksters convene in Santa Cruz for Lee Quarnstrom's book signing, the 50th Anniversary of the Acid Tests and a commemoration ceremony.

Happy Birthday, Jack Kerouac!

Neal Cassady (left) and Jack Kerouac (right)Happy Birthday to Jack Kerouac, (featured on the right) who would have been 93 years old had he been alive today. Kerouac was one of the finest novelists of the 20th Century and the man who, in 1948, coined the phrase Beat Generation and put the Beat literary movement on the map. 

The Golden Road Tour

Golden Road GalleryIn honor of the Furthur Bus’ Fiftieth Anniversary “Golden Road Tour” Shakedown Gallery will be touring as The Golden Road Gallery, presenting a special Ken Kesey exhibit titled “50 Years Furthur”.

Fifty Years Furthur

Fifty years ago today, author Ken Kesey and his friends took a cross-country voyage that changed the world. Their destination? Furthur! 

Wavy Gravy Signs "Hog Farm and Friends" On Haight Street

Wavy Gravy Signs Hog Farm and Friends Book
Wavy Gravy signed a copy of his 40 year old book The Hog Farm and Friends at Jammin On Haight's 2nd Annual Youth Celebration Day.

Outrageous Kesey and Kerouac Pieces Among Items Sold at Beat Book Auction

Wacky pieces of ephemera signed by Kesey and Kerouac were among the items noted collector Richard Synchef sold at the Beat, Counterculture and Avant-Garde Book and Ephemera Auction in downtown San Francisco today.