Posts Tagged ‘Gorgeous Insanity’

If you don’t know who the Merrie Pranksters are, it’s worth a click.   Ken Kesey (One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest)  invited Alice Anne Parker to join the Pranksters on the bus, because they needed someone sober to look after the money.  These first 77 years of her life have been an extraordinary trip of focused discipline and clarity, presented with well dressed humor and sparkling compassion.  She charmingly  refuses to bow to limiting and hypocritical conventions of  female existence.  Her startlingly honest experience of academia, single-motherhood in the 60’s, illegal abortions, and astrological counseling for infertility made for a wildly fun show.

Alice Anne Parker’s website , latest book, and email: aliceanne@aliceanneparker.com

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