Gather round every Thursday as we tell the tales of Grateful Dead days of yore. Hosts Rich Mahan and Jesse Jarnow will take the lead, picking up special guests from the Dead universe along the way. May the long strange trip continue across the pod!

Hug the Heat, or the Story of the First Dead Tape

Episode Duration: 00:37:43

We wish you a merry Pranks Day with a surprise Deadcast about the first known live Grateful Dead tape, from 1966, and reveal what happens when you try to shut down an Acid Test, featuring Merry Pranksters Ken Babbs and Denise Kaufman, with additional storytelling by Jerry Garcia.

Guests: Ken Babbs, Denise Kaufman