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Alice Embree :
Remembering Dennis Fitzgerald: Underground journalist and veteran activist

Fitzgerald was a founder of The Rag in Austin and Houston’s Space City! By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | December 17, 2018 Dennis Fitgerald passed away on December 9, 2018, in British Columbia, Canada, where he had lived … finish reading Alice Embree :
Remembering Dennis Fitzgerald: Underground journalist and veteran activist

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Thorne Dreyer : Houston Was an Unlikely ’60s Hotbed

The staff of Space City!, Houston’s late ’60s-early ’70s underground newspaper. Cover photo — from the paper’s June 8, 1971, issue — by Jerry Sebesta. Image from Wikimedia Commons. Boys From Houston:Bayou city was unlikely ’60s hotbed Houston may not … finish reading Thorne Dreyer : Houston Was an Unlikely ’60s Hotbed

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Allison Meier : Radical Archive Exhibits ‘Rebel Newsprint’ from the Sixties

Image from “Rebel Newsprint: The Underground Press” at Interference Archive. Photo by Allison Meier / Hyperallergic. One radical archive offers ahands-on approach to activist art The indie counterculture newspapers of the 1960s multiplied to over 500 around the country, with … finish reading Allison Meier : Radical Archive Exhibits ‘Rebel Newsprint’ from the Sixties

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Tom Miller : Stoney Burns Was Dallas’ Underground Iconoclast

Remembering Stoney Burns:Dallas’ underground iconoclast He lived up to his image: longish brillo hair, loads of dope, young cuties by his side, and a great appetite for outrage and graphic explosion. By Tom Miller / The Rag Blog / May … finish reading Tom Miller : Stoney Burns Was Dallas’ Underground Iconoclast

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BOOKS / Jonah Raskin : Wachsberger’s ‘Insider Histories’ of the 60’s Underground Press

Keeping the Sixties alive:Ken Wachsberger’s ‘Insider Histories‘ arepassionate essays about the underground press By Jonah Raskin / The Rag Blog / May 3, 2011 [Insider Histories of the Vietnam Era Underground Press, Part I, edited by Ken Wachsberger; (Michigan State … finish reading BOOKS / Jonah Raskin : Wachsberger’s ‘Insider Histories’ of the 60’s Underground Press

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Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | John McMillian’s ‘Smoking Typewriters’

The curious case of the 1960s underground press. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | February 21, 2011 John McMillian, author of Smoking Typewriters, will appear at BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd, Austin, at 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 25, … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | John McMillian’s ‘Smoking Typewriters’

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Houston Alternative Media : Telling It Like It Was

Underground in H-Town. Art by Shelby Hohl / Museum of Printing History.Underground [history] in H-Town:Veteran journalists compare notesOn counterculture and alt media By Raj Mankad / May 24, 2010 [Raj Mankad is the editor of Cite magazine, the “architecture and … finish reading Houston Alternative Media : Telling It Like It Was

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Underground in H-Town : A Rich History of Alternative Media

Museum of Printing History: Saluting Houston’s alternative media. By shane patrick boyle | The Rag Blog | May 19, 2010 HOUSTON — Houston has a problem, a memory problem. This is particularly true when it comes to the history of … finish reading Underground in H-Town : A Rich History of Alternative Media

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R.I.P. Bill Narum : Legendary Artist of the Texas Counterculture

Below, cover of Space City!, June 1, 1971. Illustration and design by Bill Narum. Bill Narum was a dear friend of The Rag Blog and my personal friend and colleague for more than four decades. He was art director at … finish reading R.I.P. Bill Narum : Legendary Artist of the Texas Counterculture

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James Retherford : Who Watches the Watchman? Paranoia and Persecution

Part VIWho Watches the Watchman? COINTELPRO and the Federal Government’sClandestine Attack on the U.S. Constitution Paranoia strikes deep / into your life it will creepit starts when you’re always afraidstep out of line and they’ll comeand take you away… — … finish reading James Retherford : Who Watches the Watchman? Paranoia and Persecution

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Zine Fest : When Houston is Cool

Zines on parade at Zine Fest Houston, May 16, 2009. Photo by Rob Block / Houston Independent Media.Zine Fest Houston 2009 The fest showcased dozens of writers, artists, publishers and distros who presented a wide variety of independent publications with … finish reading Zine Fest : When Houston is Cool

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Thorne Dreyer :
The KKK in the news today… and back in Sixties Houston.

The Klan recruiting in the Panhandle; Klan cop in Florida; a Klansman says ‘I’m sorry.’ (Oh… and how they shot us up in the Sixties!) By Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | February 9, 2009 As if things weren’t … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
The KKK in the news today… and back in Sixties Houston.

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