Tag Archives: Jonah Raskin

Jonah Raskin :
INTERVIEW | Are those typewriters still smoking?

Jonah interviews John Campbell McMillan, author of ‘Smoking Typewriters,’ the definitive work on the ’60s underground press. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | February 5, 2018 An associate professor of history at Georgia State University in Atlanta, with … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
INTERVIEW | Are those typewriters still smoking?

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BOOKS | Katya Sabaroff Taylor: ‘Prison Wisdom: Writing with Inmates’

This jam-packed volume features several hundred poems, stories, sketches, and drawings by prisoners. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | October 23, 2017 In April 1968, shortly before the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Nina Sabaroff, a … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | Katya Sabaroff Taylor: ‘Prison Wisdom: Writing with Inmates’

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Marijuana madness: From Harry Anslinger to Jeff Sessions

Marijuana has been a heated political issue in the United States for more than 100 years. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | September 21, 2017 Three months before he died of pancreatic cancer in July 2012, Judge Gustin … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
Marijuana madness: From Harry Anslinger to Jeff Sessions

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BOOKS | Blowing themselves up: Revisiting the Weather Underground

‘Swords in the Hands of Children’ is Jonathan Lerner’s passionate tale of his adventures as a young, gay insurgent. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | September 14, 2017 Jonathan Lerner, author of Swords in the Hands of Children, … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | Blowing themselves up: Revisiting the Weather Underground

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Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCASTS | Interviews with Philip Russell, Jonah Raskin, and Roy Casagranda

We discuss the sad state of Mexico under Enrique Peña Nieto; we reflect on the lives of Jack London and Dalton Trumbo and do some California dreaming; and, in a two-parter, we look at Iraq, Syria, and the U.S. role … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCASTS | Interviews with Philip Russell, Jonah Raskin, and Roy Casagranda

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METRO EVENT | It’s a Rag Blog/Rag Radio HO-HO-HAPPY HOUR!

Rag holiday gathering Friday, Dec. 18, at Maria’s Taco Xpress, with featured guest Jonah Raskin. AUSTIN — The Rag Blog and Rag Radio are inviting their community, friends, and followers to celebrate the holiday season at a “Ho-Ho-Happy Hour” — … finish reading The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | It’s a Rag Blog/Rag Radio HO-HO-HAPPY HOUR!

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Jonah Raskin :
Vietnam postscript: Activists remember the cause that shook an empire

For baby boomers who watched the Vietnam War on the nightly news, the war has never really ended. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | November 17, 2015 BERKELEY — Remember the War in Vietnam? Indeed, how could anyone … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
Vietnam postscript: Activists remember the cause that shook an empire

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Stormy Weather: A Rag Blog interview with Bryan Burrough, author of ‘Days of Rage’

“The underground is not a place but a way of life. You can be underground most anywhere, from the Upper West Side of Manhattan to Hermosa Beach, California.” — Bryan Burrough By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | June … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
Stormy Weather: A Rag Blog interview with Bryan Burrough, author of ‘Days of Rage’

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Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCASTS | Recent shows include lively, timely interviews and musical performance

Listen to podcasts of shows with Dale Watson & Rosie Flores; Jonah Raskin; Victor Pickard; Paul Krassner, David Hamilton & Steve Weissman; Gus Speth; Powell St. John & Spencer Perskin; Jesse Dayton; Philip Russell & Johnny Hazard; Erika Wurth & … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCASTS | Recent shows include lively, timely interviews and musical performance

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Jonah Raskin :
NBC’s Brian Williams and the causalities of war

Brian Williams helped to further wound the already wounded U.S. news media. Healing those wounds will take a long time. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | February 10, 2015 Most of us exaggerate and embellish at some time … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
NBC’s Brian Williams and the causalities of war

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James Retherford :
LITERATURE | Wild things

Jonah Raskin’s ‘A Terrible Beauty: The Wilderness of American Literature’ is a fresh look at American letters from the bottom up. By James Retherford | The Rag Blog | February 4, 2015 Like a true nature’s child We were born … finish reading James Retherford :
LITERATURE | Wild things

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METRO EVENT | It’s a Rag Blog Happy Hour! With special guest, author/activist Jonah Raskin

Rock out with us at Maria’s, Friday, Feb. 6 — and also catch Jonah earlier that day when he joins host Thorne Dreyer on Rag Radio. AUSTIN — Please join the Rag Blog/Rag Radio community at an informal Happy Hour … finish reading The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | It’s a Rag Blog Happy Hour! With special guest, author/activist Jonah Raskin

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