Tag Archives: Thorne Dreyer

THE RAG BLOG | BOOKS | Honorees Thorne Dreyer, Alice Embree to make presentation at Texas Book Festival Nov. 5 in Austin

By The Rag Blog | The Rag Blog | Oct. 28, 2022 Thorne Dreyer, author of Making Waves: The Rag Radio Interviews and Alice Embree, who wrote the feminist memoir, Voice Lessons, will give a presentation at the Texas Book … Continue reading

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BRUCE MELTON | CLIMATE | Sequoias burn: Ongoing collapse of the unburnable

The dead giants command a most unswerving attention. By Bruce Melton | The Rag Blog | September 22, 2022 Bruce Melton will be Thorne Dreyer’s guest on Rag Radio Friday, September 23, from 2-3 p.m. CT on KOOP 91.7-FM in … Continue reading

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THE RAG BLOG : BOOKS | Thorne Dreyer’s ‘Making Waves’ and Alice Embree’s ‘Voice Lessons’ chosen for Texas Book Festival

By The Rag Blog / September 8, 2022 Thorne Dreyer and Alice Embree are among a group of almost 300 American authors, many of them nationally known bestselling writers, who were announced at an “author reveal” event on September 7, … Continue reading

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ROBERT C. COTTRELL : BOOKS | Thorne Dreyer’s ‘Making Waves: The Rag Radio Interviews’

‘Making Waves’ is a significant work, displaying dexterity through penetrating discussions. By Robert C. Cottrell | The Rag Blog | June 1, 2022 Followers of The Rag Blog should be thoroughly delighted with the release of a vital new volume, … Continue reading

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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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