17 episodes

Host Rainbow Valentine discovers her artist mom and 'businessman' dad were deeply involved in the illegal drug trade and unknowingly spent her childhood among a massive pot distribution operation. As she talks with her father in intimate interviews, Rainbow Valentine uncovers a history of her childhood that causes her to reassess everything — and gives us a unique personal window into the infamous counter-culture of Marin County in the 70s and 80s -- from Ken Kesey's acid tests and the birth of the Grateful Dead to a drug culture that hardened and became more dangerous in response to the War On Drugs.

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Host Rainbow Valentine discovers her artist mom and 'businessman' dad were deeply involved in the illegal drug trade and unknowingly spent her childhood among a massive pot distribution operation. As she talks with her father in intimate interviews, Rainbow Valentine uncovers a history of her childhood that causes her to reassess everything — and gives us a unique personal window into the infamous counter-culture of Marin County in the 70s and 80s -- from Ken Kesey's acid tests and the birth of the Grateful Dead to a drug culture that hardened and became more dangerous in response to the War On Drugs.

    BONUS The Lemurs of New York

    BONUS The Lemurs of New York

    Rainbow Valentine talks to her New York Lemur cousins about what their uncle Walter Lemur was up to in New York City during his East Coast smuggling trips. 
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    • 25 min
    BONUS Proscribed from Puerto Vallarta

    BONUS Proscribed from Puerto Vallarta

    Friend of the Lemur’s, Joanna Banana, divulges a stressful story of marijuana & mistaken identity in Mexico.
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    • 26 min
    BONUS Kansas, Cannabis, and Chickens

    BONUS Kansas, Cannabis, and Chickens

    Two of Nixon’s affirmed enemies, a hippie & an African American, tell stories of historic cannabis use, oddly originating in Kansas. And the Lemurs reveal their plan for a therapeutic side hustle.
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    • 23 min
    BONUS Far Out's Far Out Trip

    BONUS Far Out's Far Out Trip

    Rainbow Valentine's parent's friend, Far Out, an iconic psychedelic pioneer and former manager of a world-famous SF rock'n'roll band, reveals his illicit saga of smuggling the best Mexico pot he'd ever smoked over the Rio Grande.
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    • 23 min
    BONUS Tale of Two Walter Lemurs

    BONUS Tale of Two Walter Lemurs

    Walter Lemur wasn't the only Walter Lemur in Mill Valley. Rainbow Valentine tells the tale of years of mistaken identity in the smuggling world. 
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    • 14 min
    Making It Up As We Roll Along

    Making It Up As We Roll Along

    Rainbow Valentine reflects on her parent's life since smuggling and talks with an old friend who had a completely different childhood with her psychedelic smuggling parents. And The Lemurs make a phone call 30-years overdue. 
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    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
1.8K Ratings

1.8K Ratings

EG412 ,

All hail Sugar Bowl Man!

Cool podcast but, Beware of the ads. They will blow out your eardrums if you’re wearing headphones.

kjellooohhh ,

What a time, what a life

Keep the wild parents-in-the-70s revealed stories comin!

autumn23232323 ,

LOVE!!!

Whata great great story!!!
My mom was a great big pit head my whole life too! And I was just as unaware until I was like 16!!! Duh!! She’d tell me she was making her own cigarettes cuz it was cheaper that way, and my dumb asssss believed her for YEARS!!! LOL
Rainbow you did a wonderful job bringing your lives story alive! Beautiful story & family
Thank you for sharing

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