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Thiher — and The Rag Bloggers — on Obama, Heaven, Hell

Updated April 6, 2008 by The Rag Blog The following comes to us from Gary Thiher, our compadre from the sixties and seventies who now professes philosophy in Arkansas. His comments are in response to The Left and Barack Obama … finish reading Thiher — and The Rag Bloggers — on Obama, Heaven, Hell

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Allen Young :
BOOKS | ‘The Sixties: A Journal of History, Politics and Culture’ reviews the ‘Rag’ book

‘The book is a valuable resource, offering readers an excellent…overview of what the 1960s counter-culture and political movements…were all about.’ By Allen Young | The Sixties: A Journal of History, Politics and Culture | First published online 17 Apr 2017 … finish reading Allen Young :
BOOKS | ‘The Sixties: A Journal of History, Politics and Culture’ reviews the ‘Rag’ book

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Thomas Zigal :
‘Celebrating The Rag’ is a marvelous compendium that captures the paper’s
unique spirit

This book is a luving homage to quite possibly the best underground newspaper of its era. By Thomas Zigal | The Rag Blog | November 5, 2016 I came to UT-Austin in the fall of 1969 as a transfer student … finish reading Thomas Zigal :
‘Celebrating The Rag’ is a marvelous compendium that captures the paper’s
unique spirit

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Thorne Dreyer :
METRO EVENT | Gentle Thursday is back!

The legendary ’60s Austin happening returns as part of a 4-day celebration of the original Rag. By Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | October 12, 2016 Event: Gentle Thursday What: Do-it-yourself happening with outdoor stage Occasion: 50th Anniversary Rag … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
METRO EVENT | Gentle Thursday is back!

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Alice Embree :
METRO | Remembering Lt. Burt Gerding,
Austin Red Squad cop

A feature on Gerding is included in ‘Celebrating The Rag,’ a book to be released during festivities honoring Austin’s iconic underground newspaper. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | September 5, 2016 AUSTIN — Lt. Burt Gerding was the … finish reading Alice Embree :
METRO | Remembering Lt. Burt Gerding,
Austin Red Squad cop

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Dick J. Reavis :
Former civil rights activist and political street vendor Charlie Saulsberry is dead at 70

Charlie, who was well-known around the UT campus in late-’60s Austin, ‘was a lefty, but always a heretic.’ By Dick J. Reavis | The Rag Blog | March 22, 2015 Charlie Saulsberry, 70, a familiar figure on the UT-Austin campus … finish reading Dick J. Reavis :
Former civil rights activist and political street vendor Charlie Saulsberry is dead at 70

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Dan and Christy Foster :
METRO | The unforgettable voice of John Clay

John Clay, whose unique musical vision reflected a vicious honesty tempered only by his darkly innocent sense of humor, is dead at 74. By Dan and Christy Foster | The Rag Blog | January 14, 2015 AUSTIN — Austin lost its most … finish reading Dan and Christy Foster :
METRO | The unforgettable voice of John Clay

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Rag Mama Rag

The Rag and its digital rebirth By Thorne Dreyer | Editor, The Rag Blog The Rag Blog and Rag Radio are an unprecedented digital age rebirth of The Rag, a pioneering underground newspaper published in Austin, Texas, from 1966-1977. In … finish reading Rag Mama Rag

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Alan Locklear Alan Pogue Alan Waldman Alan Wieder Alice Embree Alyce Guynn Anne Lewis Bernardine Dohrn Bill Ayers Bill Fletcher Jr. Bill Freeland Bill Meacham Bill Narum (1947-2009) Bob Feldman Bob Simmons Bruce Melton Carl Davidson Carl R. Hultberg Carlos … finish reading Rag Bloggers

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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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Back In the Business of Stirring Up Trouble – T. Dreyer

What Ever Happened To The New Generation?By Thorne Dreyer [This article first appeared in the November, 1976 issue of Texas Monthly. Thorne Dreyer, an SDS activist and underground journalist in the sixties and seventies, now resides in Austin.] Someone came … finish reading Back In the Business of Stirring Up Trouble – T. Dreyer

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Annus Horribilis – 2007

In Mariann Wizard’s words, “An interesting article (and discussion after) which reminds me in many ways of Gary Thiher’s old “Desolation Row” columns for the original Rag — interminable, yet worthy of interminableness; gloomy beyond belief yet there you have … finish reading Annus Horribilis – 2007

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