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Ron Jacobs on “Hazy Cosmic Jive”

Listen HERE Ron Jacobs, author of Daydream Sunset: Sixties Counterculture in the Seventies (and the new article “Some Hazy Cosmic Jive“) discusses the evolution of popular culture in general and science fiction in particular. We’ll also touch on subjects of other recent articles including houselessness and Ron’s experience serving jail time for marijuana possession.


Ron Jacobs (Counterpunch) on 1960-1970s, Iran, Impeachment

Listen HERE Looking for non-MSM perspectives on the Middle East and more? Counterpunch and American Herald Tribune are worth checking out. My January 31st live show highlights two notable writers who are both making debut appearances on Truth Jihad Radio. The first hour (this archive) features Counterpunch journalist Ron Jacobs, author of Daydream Sunset: Sixties Counterculture in the Seventies and Capitalism Is the Problem. Topics: Ron’s recent articles on Iran and impeachment. I’m also curious about his take on the ’60s and ’70s counterculture movements. My next post will be the second hour of this live show, an interview with American Herald…


Dave McGowan: Was 60’s rock music one big psy-op?

Friday 5/9 – Listen live – 5 to 7 pm Central on Revolution Radio:  To be rebroadcast Saturday April 12th 11 to 12:45 pm Eastern on  and then archived at the usual spot. Zappa lived at the exact center of Laurel Canyon. Was it all a big psy-op? Dave McGowan, author of Weird Scenes Inside the Canyon: Laurel Canyon, Covert Ops & the Dark Heart of the Hippy Dream says the brown acid circulating around the 60’s musical counterculture was not, specifically, too good. We know that that the Gulf of Tonkin attack on Admiral George Stephen Morrison’s ships…