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AlicesRestaurant was a sixties song by ArloGuthrie? that advocated a kind of resistance that transcends passivism. Essentially the idea followed the old I Ching notion, "The best way to fight evil is to make energetic progress in the good." There are lyrics online, but really you're better off just going out and finding yourself a copy of the song. The movie Arlo made of it is too formulaic to hit, but the song ... well, it was the best thing Arlo and Alice ever did. Except maybe for Alice's wonderful book, "HowToMassageYourCat?" ...

Could someone explain to me why every so often MeatballWiki gets a referral to RecentChanges from http://www.alicesrestaurant.org? It happened today, and I doubt it's a coincidence. -- SunirShah

I've been getting it periodically on my site too. At first I suspected it was referral spam, but there's never been any content there. -- anon

[April 2002] alicesrestaurant.org appears to no longer have an owner.

Perhaps this is coincidental, but I just stumbled on http://www.parc.xerox.com/istl/members/stefik/truckin.htm - a page about so-called "knowledge competitions_ that were hosted at Xerox PARC. At the bottom of the page three guys are standing in front of an Alice's restaurant. At least one of them, Stefik, has done interesting work in the area of knowledge and collaboration... --SebPaquet


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