THE LATEST: JERRY GARCIA’S GUITAR FETCHES $1.9MA guitar that Jerry Garcia played everywhere from San Francisco’s Winterland Ballroom to Egypt’s Great Pyramids fetched over $1.9 million at an auction in New York. …The guitar was owned by devoted Deadhead Daniel Pritzker. …The Grateful Dead frontman’s guitar – named Wolf – was purchased at a charity auction in Brooklyn Wednesday night. The proceeds are earmarked for the Montgomery, Alabama-based Southern Poverty Law Center.
Because nobody in America needs $1.9 million more than the SPLC. At last count, Morris Dees only owned one fancy rickshaw, one matador’s costume, and one giant ball of twine and giant pile of … horseshoes?