Posts Tagged: michael moore

An Eerie Prescience: Talking with Joyce Carol Oates

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Author Joyce Carol Oates discusses how the political climate affected the writing of her latest novel, A Book of American Martyrs, how she uses Twitter, and why predictions are a waste of time. ...more

Where We Go from Here

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Warrior up! Begin with small actions, like donating or volunteering, if you're able. ...more

The Great Film Festival Swindle

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"Never pay an entry fee. If they won’t give you a waiver they aren’t interested in the film."—Programmer for a major film festival ...more

The Rumpus Review of The Big Short

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My reading of the audience’s reaction to the bombast of The Big Short is not that people genuinely find the story amusing, but rather, that we are experiencing discomfort while simultaneously expecting to be entertained. ...more

#OscarsSoWhite: Calling Out Academy Bias

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Instead of influencing our movie-going habits, The Academy can take its cues from us. We can continue to speak up through social media and—more importantly—our dollars. ...more

Michael Moore – Let’s Buy The Big Three

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What would it take for you, Congress, to drive off the lot with a new car company today?

I drive an American car. It’s a Chrysler. That’s not an endorsement. It’s more like a cry for pity. And now for a decades-old story, retold ad infinitum by tens of millions of Americans, half of whom have had to desert their country to simply find a damn way to get to work in something that won’t break down:

My Chrysler is four years old.

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