Tag Archives: Thorne Dreyer

THORNE DREYER : DOCUMENTARY FILM | Documentary about LNS wins prestigious national award

Film with Austin ties wins NETA award for Best Cultural Documentary. Watch the film here. By Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | February 4, 2022 Under the Ground: The Story of Liberation News Service, an 80-minute documentary film produced … Continue reading

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THORNE DREYER :
BOOKS | Exploring Space City! is on the way!

“This lovingly crafted compilation captures the spirit of the New Left and the counterculture.” — Historian Robert Cottrell By Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | November 18, 2021 Our much-awaited book, Exploring Space City!: Houston’s Historic Underground Newspaper — … Continue reading

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MIKE GIGLIO :
POLITICAL OPINION | Blowback: The forever wars are
coming home

I see a desire for violence as catharsis in many protesters on the Left and Right today. By Mike Giglio | The Rag Blog | Sept. 16, 2021 This article was first published by The Intercept on September 9, 2021, … Continue reading

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THORNE DREYER :
BOOKS | Look for the book: ‘Exploring Space City!’

Our much-anticipated book about Houston’s historic underground paper will be published before the end of the year. By Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | July 22, 2021 Exploring Space City!: Houston’s Historic Underground Newspaper. Yes, our much-anticipated book about … Continue reading

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THORNE DREYER :
REMEMBRANCE | Texas film and theater icon Gary Chason passes at 78

Events celebrating Gary’s life are planned for Austin and Houston. By Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | June 11, 2021 Listen to Thorne Dreyer’s August 17, 2010 Rag Radio interview with Gary Chason, here. Gary Chason, an iconic figure … Continue reading

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Thorne Dreyer :
‘Under the Ground: The Story of Liberation News Service’

Dorothy Dickie has documented a significant and nearly-forgotten chapter of our history.   By Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | March 24, 2020 AUSTIN — Award-winning Canadian filmmaker Dorothy Dickie is completing production on an exciting 80-minute documentary film … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Anne Lewis and James Retherford :
PHOTO ESSAY | Rag-tag far-right group met by wall of noise in Austin

By Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | August 24, 2018 AUSTIN — A flimsy contingent of far-right activists and representatives from white nationalist groups, numbering at most three dozen, was totally drowned out by at least 500 noisy counter-demonstrators … Continue reading

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Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCASTS | Philip Russell, Bruce Melton, Jay Wehnert, Glenn Smith, Pat Thomas & James Retherford, Bill Kirchen, Roy Casagranda, Patricia Vonne, Genevieve Van Cleve & Luis Guerra, Sydney Wright, Ty Richards & Andy Macintyre, Margo Sawyer

Our guests include activists & environmentalists & political analysts; musicians, a storyteller, a slam poet, an architectural sculptor & a Jerry Rubin biographer; plus we discuss Outsider Art & welcome AMLO to Mexico. Interviews by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag … Continue reading

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The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | Threadgill’s World HQ invites you to Thorne Dreyer’s Birthday Party on August 1st

Historic Austin bands the Uranium Savages, Bill Kirchen, Shiva’s Headband, and Leeann Atherton will perform. Event: Thorne Dreyer’s Birthday Party What: Concert and benefit When: Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 6:30-10:30 p.m. Where: Threadgill’s World Headquarters Address: 301 W. Riverside, Austin, … Continue reading

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Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCASTS | Interviews with Lamar W. Hankins & Alan Pogue; Christopher Brown & Roddey Reid; Thorne Dreyer & Glenn Smith; Carl Davidson; Alice Embree, Kim Varela-Broxson & Lindsay Rodriguez; Roaul Hernandez; Steve Russell; and Philip Russell

Our guests include authors & activists, political analysts, a music critic and a leftist icon; we talk about guns and feminism; and we bid Mexico’s president bye-bye. Interviews by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | April 16, 2018 The … Continue reading

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Lamar W. Hankins :
Arguing about the Second Amendment
is a waste of time

Reasonable gun regulation is completely compatible with the Supreme Court’s understanding of the Second Amendment. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | April 5, 2018 Lamar W. Hankins and Alan Pogue are Thorne Dreyer‘s guests on the syndicated … Continue reading

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