Meet “Yoda”

Meet “Yoda”

Both Deadheads, Scarlet’s parents conceived her during a show at The Winterland Arena in 1977. They said it was during the extended jam between “Scarlet Begonias” and “Fire on the Mountain” that they made a clandestine trip to the bathroom and made love in a stall....
Meet “Eddie Hascal”

Meet “Eddie Hascal”

At 12 years old, about to enter junior high school, Dean’s mom took him shopping for clothes in the“husky” section of the department store. Even as a pre-teen—somewhat precocious—Dean knew that “husky” was a euphemism for “fat.” Never a slim kid, Dean grew wide...
Meet “The Flamethrower”

Meet “The Flamethrower”

It’s been said of John—46 years old and twice-divorced, living alone in a handsome townhouse off Wellington Road in Manchester, N.H.—that he “would sell you your own mother” without compunction, without a pang of shame. In fact, his own mother, April, who passed away...