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Ken Kesey’s Magic Trip Bus

Ken Kesey’s Magic Trip Bus

Ken Kesey, Further, and the Merry Prankster had such a simple idea, get a bus, paint it, and travel across the United States. Although, if you have read about the trip, it didn't seem like alot of fun at some times.  It was more of the idea of what they did that has inspired my writing, and shaped my view of impacting culture.

Ken Kesey, Further, and the Merry Prankster had such a simple idea, get a bus, paint it, and travel across the United States. Although, if you have read about the trip, it didn't seem like alot of fun at some times. It was more of the idea of what they did that has inspired my writing, and shaped my view of impacting culture.

Further Bus - yes, that's how it is spelled! #Furthur #Kesey ...

Further Bus - yes, that's how it is spelled! #Furthur #Kesey ...

Author Ken Kesey and The Merry Pranksters were a group of people who formed in 1964, living communally in California and Oregon. They promoted the use of psychedelic drugs and are noted for the sociological significance of a road trip they took across the U.S. in a psychedelic painted school bus enigmatically labeled "Further" or "Furthur." Their escapades were chronicled by Tom Wolfe in the Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test.     At age 19 and even today I find these people to be truly…

Author Ken Kesey and The Merry Pranksters were a group of people who formed in 1964, living communally in California and Oregon. They promoted the use of psychedelic drugs and are noted for the sociological significance of a road trip they took across the U.S. in a psychedelic painted school bus enigmatically labeled "Further" or "Furthur." Their escapades were chronicled by Tom Wolfe in the Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test. At age 19 and even today I find these people to be truly…

Further, Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters

Further, Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters

The Stories Behind The Woodstock Bus and Hieronimus' Painted Car Series

The Stories Behind The Woodstock Bus and Hieronimus' Painted Car Series

Merry Pranksters!  You're either on the bus or . . .                          **** The bus came by and I got on***

Merry Pranksters! You're either on the bus or . . . **** The bus came by and I got on***

the merry pranksters used to give us rides to school

the merry pranksters used to give us rides to school

Woodstock, 1969 was a music festival thatt lasted 3 days. About 400,000 people attended this music festival. Some of the performances included Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, and The Grateful Dead

Woodstock, 1969 was a music festival thatt lasted 3 days. About 400,000 people attended this music festival. Some of the performances included Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, and The Grateful Dead

Author Ken (One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest) Kesey & Rosemary (Timothy's wife, who organized his prison escape through urban terrorists, The Weathermen) Leary, 1970

Author Ken (One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest) Kesey & Rosemary (Timothy's wife, who organized his prison escape through urban terrorists, The Weathermen) Leary, 1970

‘Mountain Girl’  aka Carolyn Garcia, member of the Merry Pranksters and mother of two children with Ken Kesey. She later married the Grateful Dead’s lead singer Jerry Garcia.

‘Mountain Girl’ aka Carolyn Garcia, member of the Merry Pranksters and mother of two children with Ken Kesey. She later married the Grateful Dead’s lead singer Jerry Garcia.

Amsterdam anni 60 70 - Dam Squar ,il Magical Mystery Tour ed il Signor Mameli - years 60 70 hippies #further #psychedelic

Amsterdam anni 60 70 - Dam Squar ,il Magical Mystery Tour ed il Signor Mameli - years 60 70 hippies #further #psychedelic

something about a bus!

something about a bus!

Going round and round. Probably totally unrelated to GD, but they kind of spun over here, so they can stay.

Going round and round. Probably totally unrelated to GD, but they kind of spun over here, so they can stay.

Twist and shout!: Psychedelic patterns (1964- 1969)

Twist and shout!: Psychedelic patterns (1964- 1969)

Hippie i svartvitt! Jag trodde att hippie-eran var något av det färggladaste världen någonsin skådat...

Hippie i svartvitt! Jag trodde att hippie-eran var något av det färggladaste världen någonsin skådat...