Thoughts On The Dead

Musings on the Most Ridiculous Band I Can't Stop Listening To

On The Whole, I’d Rather Be In Colorado*



Just piled up the blankets and left ’em there, huh?

“Looks like it.”



What the fuck is that box?

“An ice dispenser shaped like W.C. Fields’ head.”

Obviously. Why?

“Why did we have it, or why is an ice dispenser shaped like W.C. Fields’ head?”

The first thing.

“Margaritas. We also had a blender shaped like Carmen Miranda.”



You fuckers thought I was kidding, didn’t you?

It’s not that I don’t know how to do research, it’s that I can’t usually be bothered.


*One would assume that this shot of Garcia is from Red Rocks; I am unaware of any other venues the Dead played where their backdrop was shale.


  1. occidentalpoppypoppy

    September 14, 2019 at 12:14 am


  2. I grew up in Denver. Bob Seger was right about Denver: No shale at Red Rocks chief. That’s sandstone.

  3. sandstone. home sort of late, but it’s sandstone at the rocks.

  4. Sandstone is all that’s between me and the sea, could be this show- jerry in red trouble ahead!

  5. Luther Von Baconson

    September 15, 2019 at 11:42 am

    Detective Sammy Sandstone Denver PD (top left) brought the WC Icefield, found it in a pawn shop on Colfax

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