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Jesse Sublett, Austin author and musician

Howlin’ Wolf in the US Army

    The caption is a little odd, even after realization sinks in: “Second Army Maneuvers in Louisiana, Pvt. Chester Arthur Burnett, Picket line Troop G, 9th Cavalry (colored) from Aberdine, Mississippi, cleaning frog of horse, while Staff Sgt. Columbus Rudisal, Goffney, S.C., looks on. Sgt. Rudisal is directing Troop …

DARKNESS IN THE AFTERNOON

UPDATE on 2.4.13: The link to the Rag Radio podcast has been fixed: Click <strong><a href=”http://theragblog.blogspot.com/2013/02/rag-radio-thorne-dreyer-austin-noir_7.html” title=”Jesse Sublett on Rag Radio”>here</a></strong> to hear it.   RAG RADIO GOES NOIR: At 2 PM Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, a strange vermillion-tinged dark shadow enveloped Austin just east of I-35, a roiling cloak …