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METRO | Filmmaker Eagle Pennell’s downward spiral in Houston

Texan Pennell, a ‘patron saint of  American independent film,’ became his own worst enemy. By Ivan Koop Kuper | The Rag Blog | May 25, 2017 HOUSTON — Independent filmmaker Eagle Pennell had become somewhat of a permanent fixture in … finish reading Ivan Koop Kuper :
METRO | Filmmaker Eagle Pennell’s downward spiral in Houston

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : A Conversation With Austin Chronicle Editor and SXSW Co-Founder Louis Black

Austin Chronicle editor and South by Southwest co-founder Louis Black in the studios of KOOP-FM in Austin, Texas, Friday, March 1, 2013. Photo by Thorne Dreyer / The Rag Blog. Rag Radio Podcast:Austin Chronicle editor Louis Black,co-founder of South by … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : A Conversation With Austin Chronicle Editor and SXSW Co-Founder Louis Black

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FILM / Gregg Barrios : ‘Incendies’ is Scorching Odyssey of Death, Rebirth

Lubna Azabal in Incendies. Courtesy of eOne Films.Denis Villeneuve’s Incendies:A scorching odyssey of death and rebirth By Gregg Barrios / The Rag Blog / June 28, 2011 [Incendies. Written and directed by Denis Villeneuve; Featuring Lubna Azabal, Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin, Maxim … finish reading FILM / Gregg Barrios : ‘Incendies’ is Scorching Odyssey of Death, Rebirth

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Naomi Klein : Michael Moore, America’s Teacher

Filmmaker Michael Moore. Art by Ward Sutton / The Nation.Capitalism: A Love StoryNaomi Klein interviews Michael Moore Well, people want to believe that it’s not the economic system that’s at the core of all this. You know, it’s just a … finish reading Naomi Klein : Michael Moore, America’s Teacher

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Culture Wars and Witch Hunts : Anne Braden, Van Jones and Yosi Sargent

Rosa Parks Interviewed by Anne Braden. Photo from Wisconsin Historical Images.The many fronts of the culture wars The Van Jones resignation has particular meaning for people like me with life experience in the coalfields, where the exploitation of land and … finish reading Culture Wars and Witch Hunts : Anne Braden, Van Jones and Yosi Sargent

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God Thinks You’re a Loser

CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE “God Thinks You’re a Loser”The Rag Blog and South Austin Pictures present a screening of“God Thinks You’re a Loser,”a perverse comedy from Austin director Gary Chasonat The Independent at 501 Studiosin the 501 Studio Complex,501 … finish reading God Thinks You’re a Loser

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God Thinks You’re a Loser

CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE “God Thinks You’re a Loser”The Rag Blog and South Austin Pictures present a screening of“God Thinks You’re a Loser,”a perverse comedy from Austin director Gary Chasonat The Independent at 501 Studiosin the 501 Studio Complex,501 … finish reading God Thinks You’re a Loser

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‘For All Mankind’ : Remembering the Apollo Astronauts’ Epic Derring-Do

Al Reinert’s stunning ‘For All Mankind’ screens tonight as we observe the 40th Anniversary of man’s greatest adventure By Thorne Dreyer / The Rag Blog / July 20, 2009 See ‘Tumbling Models: Some of “The Right Stuff,”‘ by Thomas Cleaver, … finish reading ‘For All Mankind’ : Remembering the Apollo Astronauts’ Epic Derring-Do

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FILM / Indie Beat: Hot Amnesia Babe Meets Mexican Mennonites

Charlotte Fich and Anders W. Bertelsen in “Just Another Love Story,” left, and Maria Pankratz in “Silent Light.” Photo courtesy of salon.com.‘The movies that are most daring and strange — and often the most extraordinary — don’t get much of … finish reading FILM / Indie Beat: Hot Amnesia Babe Meets Mexican Mennonites

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FILM : ‘WHY WE FIGHT’ — The Dominant Role of the Military in American Life

WHY WE FIGHT: ‘We must understand the underlying disease itself’By William Michael Hanks / The Rag Blog / September 5, 2008 One may scarcely witness the cascading events of the last decade without feeling a sense that something is going … finish reading FILM : ‘WHY WE FIGHT’ — The Dominant Role of the Military in American Life

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All These Methods Were First Tested in Laos

A view of Long Chen. The most secret location in ‘the secret war’ against Laos was the former CIA air base of Long Chen, a place that remains off limits even today.LAOS: Film Reveals CIA’s ‘Most Secret Place on Earth’By … finish reading All These Methods Were First Tested in Laos

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Texas Horror Movies : The Top Five

A Handful of Non-Chainsaw HorrorsBy Hair Balls / August 18, 2008 We Texans live with our share of horrors: fire ants, Rick Perry, residents of Plano, but this entry was still something of a challenge. After all, coming up with … finish reading Texas Horror Movies : The Top Five

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