Historical Image of the Week: John and Eve Muir

John Muir of Idiot's Guide fame with his wife Eve Muir, black and white photo

John and Eve Muir, original publishers of The People’s Guide to Mexico. John wrote, with Tosh Gregg, the cult classic How to Keep Your Volkswagon Alive, a Manual of Step-by-Step procedures for the Compleat Idiot. John and Eve were at the center of a creative group of friends who met each year for wild “beach parties” in Mexico. We remain an extended family. John died just before I was born, but Eve was an important person in my life. Fabulous, […]

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Under the Volcano

Beach party alum Fred Shumate just sent us this great song that he wrote for Beach Party 2014, “dedicated to the lovely Eve Muir.” Eve is one of the founders of JMP, the publishers who originally brought us The People’s Guide to Mexico and How to Keep Your Volkswagon Alive: A Manual of Step-by-Step Procedures for the Complete Idiot. Eve was an original editor of the PG and is the heart of the Beach Party family.  

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