Having been delivered by a (former) Merry Prankster in a Santa Cruz hospital, I was especially enthralled to learn that Gus Van Sant has received Ken Kesey’s blessing to make a film adaptation of Tom Wolfe’s The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test. Please, Lord, may it not involve Jack Black. [via Galleycat; thanks, Ron!]

Rumpus contributing editor Ari Messer was a frequent contributor to the San Francisco Bay Guardian from 2006-2010. Here is his web life. More from this author →