Video: The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test

This video cuts together clips documenting the activities of Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters. It’s useful for putting names to faces when reading the book The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZy2lK6WZ44]

Video: Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters

This clip from a BBC documentary showcases Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters, and specifically the incident, documented in the Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, when they arrive at Timothy Leary’s Millbrook base. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LcstOdT1Pe0]

Video: Jack Kerouac, King of the Beats

Here’s a full length documentary on Jack Kerouac and the Beats I found at Google Video. [googlevideo=http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=3263084391161565877&q=video+jack+kerouac+king+of+the+beats&total=2&start=0&num=10&so=0&type=search&plindex=0]

Video: Charlie Parker’s Last Days

Here’s an interesting piece from a documentary on Charlie Parker, documenting the last days of his tragic decline. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zs324qO77Og]

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