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Nick Paumgarten and Sasha Frere-Jones delve into the Grateful Dead archive

November 19th, 2012

Episode 292 of 447 episodes

This week in the magazine, Nick Paumgarten explores the lure and lore of the colossal Grateful Dead recording archive. Here Paumgarten talks with Sasha Frere-Jones and Sasha Weiss about his own history as a Grateful Dead fan and tape collector, and what it is about the recordings that still captivates him. Also, Avi Steinberg on the fear of floods in the age of global warming.

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