Tag Archives: Obituaries

Jonah Raskin :
LITERATURE | Obit for the American Shelley: Michael McClure (1932-2020)

Beat poet, author of ‘The Beard,’ died in Oakland on May 4. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | May 14, 2020 SONOMA COUNTY, Calif. — Along with a star-studded cast of Sixties personalities, among them Timothy Leary, Dick … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
LITERATURE | Obit for the American Shelley: Michael McClure (1932-2020)

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Michael Simmons :
Paul Krassner: Nun smooching in America

Krassner chronicled his satirical pranks in his self-published magazine, The Realist. By Michael Simmons | The Rag Blog | August 14, 2019 REMEMBERING PAUL KRASSNER Listen to Thorne Dreyer‘s August 9 Rag Radio interview with Michael Simmons, Jonah Raskin, and … finish reading Michael Simmons :
Paul Krassner: Nun smooching in America

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Steve Russell :
Calculating our losses: Hugh Masekela, Rosie the Riveter, Ursula K. Le Guin

Some days, everything you need to know from the newspaper is in the obituaries. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | January 27, 2018 Some days, everything you need to know from the newspaper is in the obituaries. So … finish reading Steve Russell :
Calculating our losses: Hugh Masekela, Rosie the Riveter, Ursula K. Le Guin

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Alice Embree :
METRO | Rev. Bob Breihan (1925-2017) was a courageous fighter for social justice

He opened the Methodist Student Center to an alternative view of the world during a period of tremendous upheaval. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | November 13, 2017 Listen to Thorne Dreyer‘s hour-long Nov. 29, 2013 Rag Radio … finish reading Alice Embree :
METRO | Rev. Bob Breihan (1925-2017) was a courageous fighter for social justice

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Alice Embree :
Remembering Richard Jehn

Richard Jehn, 1950-2016, was the founding editor of ‘The Rag Blog’ in May 2006. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | November 28, 2016 Richard Jehn, founding editor of The Rag Blog, passed away on November 2, 2016, at … finish reading Alice Embree :
Remembering Richard Jehn

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Jim Simons :
METRO | Citizen James, Austin’s loss

James Gardner was pure Old Austin, and a quintessential beatnik. By Jim Simons | The Rag Blog | November 1, 2016 AUSTIN — One of Austin’s most distinctive, identifiable, and interesting citizens died a few weeks ago. James Gardner had … finish reading Jim Simons :
METRO | Citizen James, Austin’s loss

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Judy Gumbo Albert :
Tom Hayden: Raising a cup to my fallen pal

By Judy Gumbo Albert | The Rag Blog | October 25, 2016 REMEMBERING TOM HAYDEN Peace activist and spiritual leader Rabbi Arthur Waskow and activist and SDS vet Carl Davidson, joined Thorne Dreyer on Rag Radio, Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, … finish reading Judy Gumbo Albert :
Tom Hayden: Raising a cup to my fallen pal

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