Tag Archives: Yippies

JUDY GUMBO :
FILM | The Chicago 7 movie and me

It’s that major motion picture Abbie Hoffman lusted after. By Judy Gumbo | The Rag Blog | October 22, 2020 This article was first published at Judy Gumbo’s site, yippiegirl.com, and was cross-posted to The Rag Blog by the author. … Continue reading

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Ken Wachsberger :
Reflection on the election: The Yippie
Puke-In of 1972

‘They can’t beat us. We’re having too much fun.’ — Stew Albert By Ken Wachsberger | The Rag Blog | December 6, 2016 I’m trying to be positive but I’ll be honest. I get queasy sometimes. Trump called himself the … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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The Rag Blog :
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 … Continue reading

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Robert Sharlet :
Jim Retherford, the ‘Man in a Red Devil Suit’

Jim has been a fearless New Left editor, a political performance artist, part of a guerrilla theater troupe, and has worked with some of the legendary figures of the ’60s. By Robert Sharlet | The Rag Blog | February 19, … Continue reading

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : ‘Radio Unnameable’ Legend Bob Fass and Filmmaker Paul Lovelace

Late-night radio revolutionary Bob Fass, left, and filmmaker Paul Lovelace. Rag Radio podcast: Free-form radio legend Bob Fass and‘Radio Unnameable‘ filmmaker Paul Lovelace “I wanna be a neuron — I don’t wanna be the brain. We’re all the brain.” — Bob … Continue reading

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FILM / Michael Simmons : How Bob Fass Revolutionized Late-Night Radio

Bob Fass in the WBAI studios in New York. Photo by, yes, Bob Fass. Photos courtesy Radio Unnameable. Radio Unnameable:Bob Fass revolutionized late-night radio Fass and ‘Cabal’ changed history and deserve the credit and Lovelace and Wolfson have provided the … Continue reading

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Judy Gumbo Albert : Writing for the Hell of It

Yippie Girl: Judy Gumbo Albert on the cover of the Berkeley Tribe, 1970. Image from Babylon Falling. How to bug a Yippie Girl:Writing for the hell of it My 1960s and ’70s had been a Dostoyevskian drama of love, honor, … Continue reading

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Yippie Pioneers Judy Gumbo Albert and Nancy Kurshan ‘Tell It Like It Was’

 Judy Gumbo Albert, left, and Nancy Kurshan, photographed in Hanoi, January 2013, were our guests on Rag Radio April 13, 2013. Rag Radio podcast:Sixties activists and original YippiesJudy Gumbo Albert and Nancy Kurshan Judy and Nancy discuss their recent trip … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : ‘Fearless’ Yippie Pioneer Nancy Kurshan Battles Prison Behemoth

Nancy Kurshan speaks to the press during the Chicago Conspiracy trial, 1969. To her left is Anita Hoffman and on her right, Susan Schultz. Back row: Ann Froines, Tasha Dellinger, and Sharon Avery. Photo courtesy Nancy Kurshan. An interview with … Continue reading

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PHOTO ESSAY / Judy Gumbo Albert : Visiting Viet Nam, 1970-2013

From left: Genie Plamondon, Nancy Kurshan, and Judy Gumbo Albert in Viet Nam, 1970. A photo essay:Visiting Viet Nam, 1970-2013 Everywhere we traveled we were warmly welcomed. The Vietnamese still feel grateful to the U.S. peace movement. I came to … Continue reading

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David Macaray : Twelve Questions for Satirical Icon Paul Krassner

Paul Krassner in the day. Photo by Robert Altman. Twelve Questions forsatirical icon Paul Krassner “I think [audiences are] more aware now of the contradictions in mainstream culture, the phony piety that permeates society, the inhumane hypocrisy.” — Paul Krassner … Continue reading

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