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   Glenn Beck is starting his own reality TV show. He's calling it the "Pursuit of truth", after finding out that "The Biggest Loser" was already taken

11 Dec 2012 10:17 AM   |   4205 clicks   |   Gawker
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Raharu     
And since it's on his private network the blaze the rubes will be paying money to see it.

Speaking of which the story says All nine of the show's episodes will air on Beck's network, The Blaze TV.

Since when is 1 guy with a camera dunking Effigies of the president in jars of fake piss a network?

11 Dec 2012 07:07 AM
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kid_icarus    [TotalFark]  
I don't think his gray-haired senior citizen audience is going to follow him into the realm of reality TV. They're really more of a talk radio/talk show crowd.

11 Dec 2012 07:44 AM
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fusillade762    [TotalFark]  
Reality TV seems like an appropriate destination for a self-described rodeo clown.

11 Dec 2012 08:04 AM
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Mugato    [TotalFark]  
I still don't understand what qualifications this guy has for anyone to listen to anything he says.

11 Dec 2012 09:24 AM
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Elzar     
You're so money baby - keep farking that chicken!

11 Dec 2012 09:25 AM
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Raharu     

Mugato: I still don't understand what qualifications this guy has for anyone to listen to anything he says.


God talks to him.

11 Dec 2012 09:29 AM
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dletter     
Just in case you are wondering what money is in shoveling this stuff....

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TheBlaze

According to Wikipedia, the umbrella organization for all of Beck's stuff made $80 million last year.

11 Dec 2012 09:52 AM
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Diogenes    [TotalFark]  

dletter: Just in case you are wondering what money is in shoveling this stuff....

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TheBlaze

According to Wikipedia, the umbrella organization for all of Beck's stuff made $80 million last year.


I'd have to be blazed to tolerate it.

11 Dec 2012 09:55 AM
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NateGrey     
Vince Vaughn how far you've fallen.

11 Dec 2012 10:19 AM
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EyeballKid    [TotalFark]  
Why wouldn't Project Derp Light have worked as a title?

Oh, wait, I know why. Between Glenn Beck and Vince Vaughn, there's not too much appeal for anything with the word "Light" in it.



/you see, what I'm saying is, they're fatasses...

11 Dec 2012 10:21 AM
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Citrate1007     
Why is it that conservatives always name things and use words that mean the opposite of what they are doing? It is like Orwell is their prophet.

Fiscal Responsibility
Family Values
Facts/Truch

11 Dec 2012 10:21 AM
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Mandabunny    [TotalFark]  
+1 for headline.

11 Dec 2012 10:22 AM
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darth_badger     
Do you know who else used mass media to spead his insane, hate-filled message?

11 Dec 2012 10:22 AM
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Ivandrago     
I signed up for his channel on my Roku for the laughs and to annoy my wife, but it's a pay channel. I'd totally watch this to point and laugh as well but I will absolutely not pay for it, there's plenty of free tv for me to point and laugh at.

11 Dec 2012 10:22 AM
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Hobodeluxe     
is he going to investigate what happened to that girl in 1990?

11 Dec 2012 10:23 AM
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OhioUGrad     
Can anything Beck is involved with really be labeled "reality"?

11 Dec 2012 10:23 AM
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TheOther     
OhioUGrad: Can anything Beck is involved with really be labeled "reality"?

Rape and murder.

11 Dec 2012 10:24 AM
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Orgasmatron138     
Please stop giving this man attention.

11 Dec 2012 10:24 AM
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fruitloop    [TotalFark]  
He already had his own reality show on Fox. How much "his own reality" can this new show be?

11 Dec 2012 10:25 AM
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Endrick     
This headline is doubleplusgood.

11 Dec 2012 10:25 AM
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BronyMedic     

OhioUGrad: Can anything Beck is involved with really be labeled "reality"?


George Orwell had men like him in mind when he wrote 1984. He's nothing but a propagandist, except that he doesn't get a paycheck from the Government, he does it out of zealously. Any kind of "I'm an Entertainer" crap he spews is strictly to shirk controversy when someone does something terrible in his name.

People really shouldn't delude themselves. Fox News, and it's associated radio holdings, are nothing but media shills for the Republican Party in the United States. CNN and MSNBC, to a MUCH lesser extent, are guilty of it for the Democratic Party.

11 Dec 2012 10:25 AM
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TofuTheAlmighty     
Beck is just the latest in a long series of conservative grifters. Required reading for anyone trying to comprehend movement conservatism:

The Long Con by Rick Perlstein

11 Dec 2012 10:25 AM
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Mad Tea Party     

darth_badger: Do you know who else used mass media to spead his insane, hate-filled message?


Sean Hannity?

11 Dec 2012 10:25 AM
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CapeFearCadaver    [TotalFark]  

NateGrey: Vince Vaughn how far you've fallen.


Naw, he's always been a bit nuts. Not Christian Bale crazy-person nuts, but nuts all the same.

11 Dec 2012 10:26 AM
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ScaryBottles    [TotalFark]  
It would be the first time the man has had any relationship with reality. So thats a good thing..... I guess?

11 Dec 2012 10:27 AM
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GhostFish     
If Glenn Beck ever caught up with the truth it would strangle him with his own intestines.

11 Dec 2012 10:27 AM
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swahnhennessy     

TofuTheAlmighty: Beck is just the latest in a long series of conservative grifters. Required reading for anyone trying to comprehend movement conservatism:

The Long Con by Rick Perlstein


Take this man's advice. That's a great piece by Perlstein.

11 Dec 2012 10:27 AM
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Millennium     
I always figured that his original show was best watched as though it were a kind of reality TV, rather than as news. What will make this new show different?

11 Dec 2012 10:28 AM
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Nightjars     
I guess he couldn't go for "Pursuit of Truthiness" without getting sued by Colbert..

11 Dec 2012 10:28 AM
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Arkanaut     

fruitloop: He already had his own reality show on Fox.


FTFY

11 Dec 2012 10:32 AM
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Nutsac_Jim     

Citrate1007: Why is it that conservatives always name things and use words that mean the opposite of what they are doing? It is like Orwell is their prophet.

Fiscal Responsibility
Family Values
Facts/Truch


I think it is because they succumb to hasty generalizations far too often.

11 Dec 2012 10:33 AM
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Diogenes    [TotalFark]  
girlstalkinsmack.com

Is the Nuge gonna be a judge?

11 Dec 2012 10:33 AM
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Darke     

Mad Tea Party: darth_badger: Do you know who else used mass media to spead his insane, hate-filled message?

Sean Hannity?


That blonde chick on Fox... Meagan..um..Kelly?

11 Dec 2012 10:35 AM
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Bomb Head Mohammed     
BronyMedic: OhioUGrad: Can anything Beck is involved with really be labeled "reality"?

George Orwell had men like him in mind when he wrote 1984. He's nothing but a propagandist, except that he doesn't get a paycheck from the Government, he does it out of zealously. Any kind of "I'm an Entertainer" crap he spews is strictly to shirk controversy when someone does something terrible in his name.

People really shouldn't delude themselves. Fox News, and it's associated radio holdings, are nothing but media shills for the Republican Party in the United States. CNN and MSNBC, to a MUCH lesser extent, are guilty of it for the Democratic Party.

You know, this simply isn't true.

The idea that Fox is a "shill for the republican party" and MSNBC is a "shill for the democratic party" stands up to no close scrutiny whatsoever. yes, fox news afficionados tend to vote republican and msnbc viewers tend to vote democrat, but this in no way leads to the conclusion that the networks are the willing accomplices quasi-secretly doing party bidding on the direct orders from the party. a more reasonable explanation is that it's rent-seeking and market-segmentation at work, plus in fox news' case a willingness to be exploitative and crass in pursuit of goals. if you have evidence for your use of the term 'shill', then let's have it - otherwise i'd even argue that the political parties are acutally the weaker party to the matter - with the media outlets far greater budgets and reach being the main driver. there's always a bit of chicken and egg in these things, but your message basically reeks of conspiratorial BS.

11 Dec 2012 10:36 AM
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BronyMedic     

Diogenes: Is the Nuge gonna be a judge?


Ah. Ted Nugent. A man who fled like a coward from the draft, yet feels he is qualified to give opinions on the use of the military.

A proud, proud American, that man is.

11 Dec 2012 10:36 AM
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browneye    [TotalFark]  
I'm sure it'll make him a lot of money.

11 Dec 2012 10:36 AM
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EyeballKid    [TotalFark]  

Darke: Mad Tea Party: darth_badger: Do you know who else used mass media to spead his insane, hate-filled message?

Sean Hannity?

That blonde chick on Fox... Meagan..um..Kelly?


Marc Levin?

11 Dec 2012 10:36 AM
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special20    [TotalFark]  

Bomb Head Mohammed: BronyMedic: OhioUGrad: Can anything Beck is involved with really be labeled "reality"?

George Orwell had men like him in mind when he wrote 1984. He's nothing but a propagandist, except that he doesn't get a paycheck from the Government, he does it out of zealously. Any kind of "I'm an Entertainer" crap he spews is strictly to shirk controversy when someone does something terrible in his name.

People really shouldn't delude themselves. Fox News, and it's associated radio holdings, are nothing but media shills for the Republican Party in the United States. CNN and MSNBC, to a MUCH lesser extent, are guilty of it for the Democratic Party.

You know, this simply isn't true.

The idea that Fox is a "shill for the republican party" and MSNBC is a "shill for the democratic party" stands up to no close scrutiny whatsoever. yes, fox news afficionados tend to vote republican and msnbc viewers tend to vote democrat, but this in no way leads to the conclusion that the networks are the willing accomplices quasi-secretly doing party bidding on the direct orders from the party. a more reasonable explanation is that it's rent-seeking and market-segmentation at work, plus in fox news' case a willingness to be exploitative and crass in pursuit of goals. if you have evidence for your use of the term 'shill', then let's have it - otherwise i'd even argue that the political parties are acutally the weaker party to the matter - with the media outlets far greater budgets and reach being the main driver. there's always a bit of chicken and egg in these things, but your message basically reeks of conspiratorial BS.


Aw, tell it to farking Karl Rove.

11 Dec 2012 10:37 AM
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EyeballKid    [TotalFark]  

BronyMedic: Diogenes: Is the Nuge gonna be a judge?

Ah. Ted Nugent. A man who fled like a coward from the draft, yet feels he is qualified to give opinions on the use of the military.

A proud, proud American, that man is.


Hey, he's not a one-hit wonder, dammit, he's achieved a lot of things for conservatives, thank you! For instance, he also tried to adopt a girl he was porking at the time.

11 Dec 2012 10:38 AM
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grokca    [TotalFark]  

darth_badger: Do you know who else used mass media to spead his insane, hate-filled message?


Leviticus

11 Dec 2012 10:38 AM
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Diogenes    [TotalFark]  

BronyMedic: Diogenes: Is the Nuge gonna be a judge?

Ah. Ted Nugent. A man who fled like a coward from the draft, yet feels he is qualified to give opinions on the use of the military.

A proud, proud American, that man is.


I don't know what's more infuriating - him, or the people that lap up the nonsense that faux tough guy, pants shiatting draft dodger utters. All they talk about are their "principles" but they abandon them the moment some false prophet parrots something they agree with. Bleh.

11 Dec 2012 10:39 AM
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CheekyMonkey     
Will Glen Beck's new show be a telethon to benefit the family of the girl that Glen Beck may or may not have raped and murdered in 1990?

\Only Glen Beck, possible rapist/murderer knows for certain

11 Dec 2012 10:39 AM
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BronyMedic     

EyeballKid: BronyMedic: Diogenes: Is the Nuge gonna be a judge?

Ah. Ted Nugent. A man who fled like a coward from the draft, yet feels he is qualified to give opinions on the use of the military.

A proud, proud American, that man is.

Hey, he's not a one-hit wonder, dammit, he's achieved a lot of things for conservatives, thank you! For instance, he also tried to adopt a girl he was porking at the time.


Ah, so he's the Woody Allen of 70s rock?

11 Dec 2012 10:39 AM
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jayphat     
Glen Beck is to the conservative stance what Lady Gaga is to the LGBT communities stance.

11 Dec 2012 10:40 AM
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snocone    [TotalFark]  

Raharu: Mugato: I still don't understand what qualifications this guy has for anyone to listen to anything he says.

God talks to him.


No, just psychotic breaks misintrepreted.
And excellent demonstration of the contagious aspect of the disorder.

11 Dec 2012 10:41 AM
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kregh99     
From the maker of The Christmas Sweater.

11 Dec 2012 10:41 AM
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snocone    [TotalFark]  
One thing the Founders forgot.
We need a way to kick fools the hell out.

Now there is a place for your precious concensus dealeo.
Concensus is just wandering around w nuttin to do since science got tired of it.

11 Dec 2012 10:44 AM
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urbangirl     

Bomb Head Mohammed: BronyMedic: OhioUGrad:

The idea that Fox is a "shill for the republican party" and MSNBC is a "shill for the democratic party" stands up to no close scrutiny whatsoever. yes, fox news afficionados tend to vote republican and msnbc viewers tend to vote democrat, but this in no way leads to the conclusion that the networks are the willing accomplices quasi-secretly doing party bidding on the direct orders from the party. a more reasonable explanation is that it's rent-seeking and market-segmentation at work, plus in fox news' case a willingness to be exploitative and crass in pursuit of goals. if you have evidence for your use of the term 'shill', then let's have it - otherwise i'd even argue that the political parties are acutally the weaker party to the matter - with the media outlets far greater budgets and reach being the main driver. there's always a bit of chicken and egg in these things, but your message basically reeks of conspiratorial BS.


http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/world news/northamerica/usa/9722256/Da v id-Petraeus-claimed-Rupert-Murdoch-wan ted-to-bankroll-his-presidential -campaign.html

11 Dec 2012 10:45 AM
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generallyso     

Mugato: I still don't understand what qualifications this guy has for anyone to listen to anything he says.


There is no better qualification than telling your audience what they want to hear.

11 Dec 2012 10:45 AM
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BitwiseShift     
Reading about Glen Beck is like wondering what's down that hallway in high school where you never have any classes. That curiosity passes really quickly.

11 Dec 2012 10:46 AM
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