Bill Murray Left No Trace at the Grateful Dead Show

Gabrielle Bluestone · 07/08/15 02:39PM

Was Bill Murray the dopest person in the 70,000-strong crowd at the Grateful Dead’s last concert Sunday? Obviously that’s hard to quantify, but I’d argue yeah, no doubt.

Cornell Braces for Deadhead Hippie Invasion

Doree Shafrir · 02/11/10 02:01PM

Cornell students just received an email from the University Police, warning them about an imminent, and dangerous, threat to their safety: Deadheads. Hey, we'd be nervous too.

Hippies Donate Stash

Ryan Tate · 04/24/08 04:06AM

"The Grateful Dead, whose songs celebrated personal freedom, American idealism and mind-altering drugs, will donate a cache of their papers, posters and props on Thursday to the University of California, Santa Cruz, which plans to use the musical miscellany as part of a research center to be known as Dead Central." [Times]

Media Mole Rodeo: Glory Days of 'SNL' Pages

Chris Mohney · 12/14/06 10:50AM

The Media Mole Rodeo is fast reaching the final rounds, but we still want your precious, precious anecdotes. Send your worm's-eye NYC media stories to for a chance at free beverages — with alcohol! — to be enjoyed in the company of bitter Gawker types and the relentlessly upbeat Paula Froelich of Page Six. This morning's missive is another look at the NBC page program, specifically at Saturday Night Live. Prepare yourself for a very imbalanced ratio of minor-key interesting reminiscence versus goopy nostalgia and coming-of-age treacle. You be the judge if the nip slip cancels out the Tangerine Dream, but at least there's drugs.