Grateful Dead Doc Spans Four Hours

Streaming: ‘Long Strange Trip’

Did you know those twirling people at Grateful Dead shows were called “spinners”?

I just thought they were stoned, and I found them annoying because they waved their arms around when spinning with their eyes closed, which made it difficult to get around them.

But whatever, man.

“Long Strange Trip,” Amir Bar-Lev’s documentary about the Grateful Dead, certainly has the first part pegged.

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