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Friday 15 August 2014
Adam Lee, Patheos

In the sanitized Ayn Rand version of history, the Pilgrims were brave and fearless capitalists – a boat full of Dagny Taggarts and Hank Reardens with muskets and hats with buckles – who planted their flag on a foreign shore, tamed the wilderness…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 15 Aug 2014
Thursday 14 August 2014
Debi Moore, Dread Central

…His recent work includes the score to John Putch’s Atlas Shrugged II: The Strike, Season 2 of “Smash,” and Stephen Gyllenhaal’s Sworn to Silence. “In my early conversations with the show’s producers about the…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 14 Aug 2014
Lynnley Browning, Newsweek

In March 2013, South Dakota regulators issued warnings that the bank was not licensed to operate. Brewer disavows any official tribal connections to the bank, whose assets are unknown and whose website sports a dystopian quotation from Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged.

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 14 Aug 2014

“Hollywood really lacks the courage to take a message like Ayn Rand's—like the one in Atlas Shrugged—and believe that there’s an audience for that,” says Harmon Kaslow, producer of the movie trilogy Atlas Shrugged.

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 14 Aug 2014
Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic Monthly

The danger libertarians pose to America is like the danger that sharks pose to humans: wildly exaggerated by a media that reports on extreme events as if they’re typical and reacts to Atlas Shrugged in the same way shark-phobics reacted to Jaws. Such is the context for the overheated responses when libertarian ideas are treated seriously…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 14 Aug 2014
Wednesday 13 August 2014
Tommy Smart, mxdwn.com

…midterm elections seven weeks away, a trailer for Atlas Shrugged: Who is John Galt? not coincidentally debuted this Monday. This preview features a steamy romance between its female lead, Dagny Taggert (Laura…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 13 Aug 2014

Atlas Shrugged, Part III: Who is John Galt? (Sept. 12) What it’s about: At long last, the third installment of the Atlas Shrugged trilogy hits theaters. This time, we actually meet John Galt

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 13 Aug 2014
Matt McCaffrey, Mises Daily (Ludwig von Mises Institute)

…To make this point, Younkins covers sources from Atlas Shrugged to Wall Street, bringing together material as diverse as The Great Gatsby and Glengarry Glenn Ross. His writing is straightforward and clear, a…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 13 Aug 2014
Tuesday 12 August 2014
Kemberlee Kaye, Legal Insurrection

…epic suckage we’ve come to see in releases like Atlas Shrugged. I figured rather than making a movie that subtly blended favorable ideological tones with great story telling, we were getting yet another awful…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 12 Aug 2014
Alyssa Rosenberg, Washington Post

If you care, have a trailer for the next installment of “Atlas Shrugged.”

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 12 Aug 2014
Theo Kitchener, Infoshop News

We have to have alternatives to show people, otherwise the dominant utopian narrative remains that of Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged (in 2009, just after the global financial crisis hit, it was the top-selling fictional novel on Amazon.com and had sold over…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 12 Aug 2014
Broadway World

…Parker with Jennifer Lopez and Nick Nolte, and Atlas Shrugged Part 2 with Samantha Morton. On TV he has starred as a series regular in numerous shows including Studio 5B with Jeffrey Tambor; Closeup News…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 12 Aug 2014