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Chicago Tribune
'The Trumpening': The best late-night jokes about the RNC, Night 4exile for a second time in the week. This time, Stewart delivered a monologue t
'The Trumpening': The best late-night jokes about the RNC, Night 4
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
exile for a second time in the week. This time, Stewart delivered a monologue that was more angry but funny, a kind of Howard Beale take on the Republican convention (and a role he is welcome to return in anytime). Stewart lauded the GOP’s... Read more
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Market Watch
How Donald Trump failed in his dark disaster of an acceptance speechthose odd bursts of clapping? It felt like watching Kim Jong Il or some old Wa
How Donald Trump failed in his dark disaster of an acceptance speech
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
those odd bursts of clapping? It felt like watching Kim Jong Il or some old Warsaw Pact dictator. Like fading anchorman Howard Beale in the 1976 movie “Network,” Trump went from a funny crazy guy on TV to a miserable crazy guy on TV. Donald... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Civil war between heroes? Anger is just below the surface in many new moviesscreen, and we may strain ourselves looking for movies that allow us the sort o
Civil war between heroes? Anger is just below the surface in many new movies
Los Angeles Times / Posted 8 days ago
screen, and we may strain ourselves looking for movies that allow us the sort of visceral, need-to-scream outlet that, say, Howard Beale did in “Network.” Which is not to suggest that there isn’t an abundance of sociopolitical and retaliatory... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Is Another 9/11 Necessary To Re-Direct American Anger?based on partisanship is metastasizing. Now is the time to take back control of
Is Another 9/11 Necessary To Re-Direct American Anger?
Zero Hedge / Posted 14 days ago
based on partisanship is metastasizing. Now is the time to take back control of our political debate. Remember, when Howard Beale asked Americans to shout outside that they were “mad as hell”, many followed. It’s time for the rest of us to... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Anton Yelchin and 13 Other Memorable Posthumous Movie Performancesas well as the limits of liberal tolerance. Peter Finch’s final performance wa
Anton Yelchin and 13 Other Memorable Posthumous Movie Performances
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 17 days ago
as well as the limits of liberal tolerance. Peter Finch’s final performance was as the mad prophet of the airwaves, Howard Beale, in the legendary satire “Network.” Unlike the other films on this list, “Network” came out before Finch’s... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
James Leutze: City needs to minimize tree lossI am tempted to paraphrase Howard Beale in Network and say, “I’m mad as hell an
James Leutze: City needs to minimize tree loss
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 21 days ago
I am tempted to paraphrase Howard Beale in Network and say, “I’m mad as hell and won’t take it anymore.” But that is a bit intemperate and I know that to prevail in this discussion the goal should not be total victory but rather compromise. Everyone... Read more
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CNN
Are the voters really mad as hell?based on partisanship is metastasizing. Now is the time to take back control of
Are the voters really mad as hell?
CNN / Posted 21 days ago
based on partisanship is metastasizing. Now is the time to take back control of our political debate. Remember, when Howard Beale asked Americans to shout outside that they were "mad as hell", many followed. It's time for the rest of us to... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Are the voters really mad as hell?you remember 1976. Peter Finch won an Academy Award for playing a fictional tel
Are the voters really mad as hell?
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 22 days ago
you remember 1976. Peter Finch won an Academy Award for playing a fictional television newscaster named Howard Beale. Wet, disheveled, he arrives in the studio late one night and launches into a monologue. "I don't have to tell... Read more

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