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Kenneth Elton "Ken" Kesey ( /ˈkiːziː/; September 17, 1935 – November 10, 2001) was an American author, best known for his novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1962), and as a counter-cultural...

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  • Isthmus Picks: Madison calendar for July 25-31, 2014

      News Source: Isthmus | 5 days ago
    The Guide provides an extended listing of events in and around Madison...International Queer Burlesque Festival Various venues, through July 27...The fun begins with Cass Marie and Peach Pies Caburlesque on Thursday, July 24, at Plan B (10 pm), then
  • ‘Cuckoo's Nest' still flies in the face of oppression

      News Source: Japan Times | 5 days ago
    Among the astonishing outburst of new American cinema in the 1970s, Milos Forman's multi-Oscar-winning One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest offered most Japanese moviegoers their first encounter with the peculiarly piercing eyes of Jack Nicholson, who
  • Jared Leto steps out in Saint Tropez for a spot of shopping

      News Source: Mail Online UK | 7 days ago
    The Oscar-winning actor wore a vibrant tie-dye ensemble as he walked around the town on the French Riviera. Jared, 42, certainly brought a touch of the Merry Pranksters to his holiday wardrobe.  Cool kid: Jared Leto wears a tie-dye ensemble while
  • Ken Kesey's psychedelic bus gears up for 50th anniversary

      News Source: San Jose Mercury News | 2 months ago
    It has been 50 years since the late author Ken Kesey and his pals, the Merry Pranksters, took their psychedelic bus ride across America to visit the New York World's Fair. They rode in a bus painted with brightly colored swirls, outfitted with a
  • Prolific author Larry McMurtry revisits Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday in '...

      News Source: San Jose Mercury News | 3 months ago
    I need to be among them," said McMurtry, 77, whose rare and used bookstore contains about 200,000 volumes while the library in his nearby home holds about 28,000. McMurtry divides his time between Tucson, Ariz., and Archer City, a wind-swept town
  • McMurtry revisits American West in newest book

      News Source: Associated Press | 3 months ago
    Standing among the towering shelves in his bookstore in the small Texas town where he grew up, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Larry McMurtry says he has a need to be among books. "I'm very attached to the books...I need to be among them," said
  • The Grateful Dead and Bob Weir's long strange trip

      News Source: CNN | 3 months ago
    And to rub it in, he says it while standing next to Bob Weir, the Grateful Dead's co-founder, at the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of "The Other One: The Long Strange Trip of Bob Weir." Fleiss' new documentary about Weir's life follows the legendary
  • Theatre Downtown extends 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest'

      News Source: Orlando Sentinel Online | 3 months ago
    EDT , April 22, 2014 Theatre Downtown has extended its production of " One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest ," adapted by Dale Wasserman from the Ken Kesey novel. The story of how a free-spirited man brings chaos to a strictly run mental hospital run by


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