Tag Archives: Bob Simmons

Bob Simmons :
Elevators Reunion: (I Done Got) Levitation
at Psych Fest 2015

Like Icarus, the 13th Floor Elevators, a band that should have a special alcove in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, flew too close to the sun. Text and photos by Bob Simmons | The Rag Blog | May … finish reading Bob Simmons :
Elevators Reunion: (I Done Got) Levitation
at Psych Fest 2015

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Bob Simmons :
FILM | Scarlett Johansson gets ‘Under the Skin’ (Ouch!)

What a muddled mess this movie is. It gives you the same feeling you might get while watching a drunk trying to cross an icy street. By Bob Simmons | The Rag Blog | May 14, 2014 I’m not sure … finish reading Bob Simmons :
FILM | Scarlett Johansson gets ‘Under the Skin’ (Ouch!)

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Thorne Dreyer and Bob Simmons :
VIDEO | Austin’s ‘Underground Goes Overboard’ with Ayers and Dohrn

Bill and Bernardine lead an engaging and often very funny community conversation at The Rag Blog’s launch party — all captured on Bob Simmons’ video! Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn host an entertaining and provocative discussion at The Rag Blog‘s … finish reading Thorne Dreyer and Bob Simmons :
VIDEO | Austin’s ‘Underground Goes Overboard’ with Ayers and Dohrn

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Thorne Dreyer and Bob Simmons :
Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn spark lively and thoughtful exchange on Rag Radio

Video and Podcast: Activist/scholars Ayers and Dohrn, former leaders of SDS and the Weather Underground, join Thorne Dreyer on Rag Radio.   Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn interviewed by Thorne Dreyer on Rag Radio, Friday, January 17, 2014. Video produced … finish reading Thorne Dreyer and Bob Simmons :
Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn spark lively and thoughtful exchange on Rag Radio

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Legendary Music Producer Chris Strachwitz and Filmmakers Maureen Gosling & Chris Simon

From left: Chris Simon, Chris Strachwitz, and Maureen Gosling at the studios of KOOP-FM in Austin, Texas, Friday, March 15, 2013. Photo by Bob Simmons / The Rag Blog. Rag Radio podcast:Arhoolie Records founder Chris Strachwitz,filmmakers Maureen Gosling & Chris … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Legendary Music Producer Chris Strachwitz and Filmmakers Maureen Gosling & Chris Simon

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Rag Radio : The American Radio Revolution with Kim Simpson, Jan Reid, and Bob Simmons

From left, Rag Radio’s Thorne Dreyer and guests Bob Simmons, Kim Simpson, and Jan Reid. Photo by Tracey Schulz / Rag Radio / The Rag Blog.The formatting revolution in ’60s-’70s American Radio By Thorne Webb Dreyer | The Rag Blog … finish reading Rag Radio : The American Radio Revolution with Kim Simpson, Jan Reid, and Bob Simmons

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BOOKS / Bob Simmons : Two on the American Radio Revolution

Dead Air and Early ’70s Radio:The formatting revolutionin American radioBy Bob Simmons | The Rag Blog | January 26, 2012 Kim Simpson, author of Early ’70s Radio, and Jan Reid, editor of Bill Young’s Dead Air, will be Thorne Dreyer‘s … finish reading BOOKS / Bob Simmons : Two on the American Radio Revolution

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FILM / Bob Simmons : The Cave of Forgotten Austin

And it’s all in 3-D!Werner Herzog, Second Street,and the Cave of Forgotten Austin By Bob Simmons / The Rag Blog / June 20, 2011 Bob Simmons will be Thorne Dreyer‘s guest on Rag Radio, Friday, July 1, 2011, 2-3 p.m. … finish reading FILM / Bob Simmons : The Cave of Forgotten Austin

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Bob Simmons : A Medical Mission to Palestine (Documentary Video)

A Medical Mission to Palestine – Part 1 from Telebob on Vimeo. Good works done by good people:A Medical Mission to PalestineBy Bob Simmons / The Rag Blog / December 3, 2009 See Parts 2-4 of A Medical Mission to … finish reading Bob Simmons : A Medical Mission to Palestine (Documentary Video)

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Occupied Palestine: How the West Was Lost (Photo Essay by Bob Simmons)

Damascus Gate, Jerusalem. The West Bank or Judea has always tried to solve things with walls… but somehow they always fail. Photo by Bob Simmons / The Rag Blog. Occupied Palestine:How the West Was Lost (A photo essay) Words and … finish reading Occupied Palestine: How the West Was Lost (Photo Essay by Bob Simmons)

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Bud Shrake, 77 : This Texas Tall Tale is a Literary Legend

Bud Shrake speaks at Texas Book Festival in November, 2008. Photo by Bob Simmons / The Rag Blog. Edwin “Bud” Shrake died Friday, May 8, of lung cancer, at the age of 77. A towering figure in Texas literature — … finish reading Bud Shrake, 77 : This Texas Tall Tale is a Literary Legend

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Bob Simmons on Austin’s Jack Jackson : History’s Cartoonist

Jack Jackson. Painting by Scout Stormcloud / The Rag Blog. Jackson left a large body of work behind that will assure that people will be reading and looking at his handiwork for as long as we have a world that … finish reading Bob Simmons on Austin’s Jack Jackson : History’s Cartoonist

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