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America's Dead
America's Dead

Five decades after sparking the counterculture movement, the Grateful Dead are more alive than ever, and filmmaker Emmett Malloy wants to find... more

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Finding Sobriety Through the Dead, with Grateful Don

We arrive at the last episode of our show, and a new understanding of the power of the Dead community.... more

15 Sep 2022 · 22 minutes
Branford Marsalis Believes in Deadheads

Branford Marsalis is a world famous jazz saxophonist and three time GRAMMY Award winner. Then, in the early 90s, Marsalis... more

15 Sep 2022 · 17 minutes
The Creation of a Visual Language, with ESPO and Online Ceramics

“The dancing bears, the steal your face logo, they're probably known on Mars at this point,” says artist ESPO. In... more

15 Sep 2022 · 15 minutes
How the Dead Changed Lila Downs’ Life

Lila Downs is a six time GRAMMY winner who has recorded duets with artists from Santana to Nora Jones and... more

15 Sep 2022 · 18 minutes
Mac DeMarco and Animal Collective are Channeling the Dead

Emmett sits down with Mac DeMarco and members of the band Animal Collective, artists who are keeping the spirit of... more

15 Sep 2022 · 22 minutes
Paul Stamets Says Eat Your Mushrooms

It all began with a bag of mushrooms… and a bolt of lightning. Today, Paul Stamets is the world’s most... more

15 Sep 2022 · 21 minutes
Margo Price and Bob Weir in Conversation

Margo Price is a true force in country music. Political, opinionated, an incredible creative talent. Her latest project is a... more

15 Sep 2022 · 30 minutes
The Strange Hippie Default Mechanism, with Sam Cutler

“The Grateful Dead viewed the very idea of planning as being some kind of fascist concept” says Sam Culter, the... more

15 Sep 2022 · 20 minutes
The Dead are Channeling God, with Dr. Varun Soni and Sage

“The Grateful Dead saved me,” says Dr. Varun Soni, Dean of Religious Life at the University of Southern California. And... more

15 Sep 2022 · 21 minutes
Ezra Koenig, in Defense of the Dead

Ezra Koenig is an unlikely evangelist for the Grateful Dead, and that’s exactly why we brought him on the show.... more

15 Sep 2022 · 25 minutes
America's Dead
Finding Sobriety Through the Dead, with Grateful Don
America's Dead