Art, Books, & Entertainment

Book Review: McNamara’s Folly By Hamilton Gregory

Book Review: McNamara’s Folly By Hamilton Gregory

Reviewer: Robert L. Hanafin, Major, USAF-Retired, GS-12, Department of the Navy-Retired Yes I’m still alive John Allen and Gordon Duff, maybe not to stay but to occasionally poke my head in Veterans Today’s Door as a Veterans Rights and Peace Advocate, if I may. I came across a promotion for this Amazon Best Seller in […]

RAG RADIO: Michael Hoinski & Ben Sargent on the Discovery & Publishing of O. Henry’s Lost Manuscript

RAG RADIO: Michael Hoinski & Ben Sargent on the Discovery & Publishing of O. Henry’s Lost Manuscript

Thorne Dreyer’s guests are writer Michael Hoinski and Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Ben Sargent on the discovery and fine press printing of O. Henry’s lost manuscript, As Others See Us, a dark tale about an alcoholic’s descent into madness. Hoinski and Sargent discuss O. Henry’s life, including his early years in Texas — as a […]

RAG RADIO: Texas Poet Laureate Carmen Tafolla & Gregg Barrios, Prominent Poet, Playwright & Critic

RAG RADIO: Texas Poet Laureate Carmen Tafolla & Gregg Barrios, Prominent Poet, Playwright & Critic

Carmen Tafolla, the 2015 Poet Laureate of Texas, and prominent poet, playwright, and critic Gregg Barrios, join Thorne Dreyer in a discussion of Texas literature and the leading role being played by Latino/Latina writers and the increasing recognition of their work and contribution. The show includes live readings by both Carmen and Gregg and a […]

Global War on Terror: Pakistani Author’s Future Assessments Proved True

Global War on Terror: Pakistani Author’s Future Assessments Proved True

By Sajjad Shaukat for Veterans Today Since the US-led global war on terror prolonged, media analysts started attributing it with the defeat of the United States and its allies, while opining about acceleration of terror-attacks in the volatile countries, financial crisis, American heavy cost of war etc. But, no one talks about future assessments of […]

Beatnik Man of Letters and Counterculture Icon Ed Sanders of The Fugs

Beatnik Man of Letters and Counterculture Icon Ed Sanders of The Fugs

According to NPR, counterculture icon and acclaimed man of letters Ed Sanders considers himself “the only beatnik who can yodel.” Ed yodels on this show and joins Thorne Dreyer in a highly entertaining discussion of his rich history. Ed Sanders is a poet, singer, author, publisher, environmentalist, and political activist. He wrote the best-selling book, […]

Award-Winning World Music Band Atash Spreads its Message of Peace

Award-Winning World Music Band Atash Spreads its Message of Peace

Joining us in performance and conversation are five members of the award-winning Austin-based World Music band, Atash. Voted Best World Music Band at the prestigious Austin Music Awards for six years running, Atash combines master musicians from around the globe who create a powerful original sound. Their professed goal is to spread peace and love […]

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