Monthly Archives: May 2011

Lisa Benson: Obama Shrugged

With a conservative nod to Atlas–the man who held the weight of the world on his shoulders–Lisa Benson, a freelance cartoonist publishing in The Washington Post, has created a must see cartoon to post on your fridge. You can purchase … Continue reading

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The Little Movie that Just Might: Atlas Shrugged, Part One

Urban Planning and Transportation of Utah writes a weekly blog centered around Amtrak. “This week at Amtrak, Vol. 8 No 9″ begins, For something completely different, This Week goes to the movies, plus some observations by URPA Vice President of … Continue reading

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New Zealand: Lindsay Perigo dedicates this week’s show to the ground breaking novel by Ayn Rand

What are the international media saying about the Atlas Shrugged movie? In New Zeland, Lindsey Perigo has devoted one of his shows, titled “The Atlas Shrugged Special,” to the recent release of the movie. He begins: Good evening and welcome … Continue reading

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As far as movies are concerned there is one ballot box: the theater box office

Sonja Harris, writing for Texas GOP Vote, a collaborative blog site committed to “restore, renew and reunite the GOP party,” has penned an article on the Atlas Shrugged movie titled “Who Is John Galt?” “Atlas Shrugged Part 1″ the movie, rated PG-13, opened in … Continue reading

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L. Neil Smith: They all went to the theater expecting to see a film, and saw a movie, instead

Libertarian science fiction author L. Neil Smith has published his review of the Atlas Shrugged movie. A number of scenes, he says, “very nearly brought me to tears.” After considering the film’s pros and cons, and the various reactions among … Continue reading

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The Atlas Society: Movie scene commentaries by David Kelley

The Atlas Society has published three new videos of Executive Director David Kelley (who also served as a philosophical consultant on the script) providing commentary and analysis for scenes from the movie. I wonder if these will be part of … Continue reading

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Al Ramrus: Aglialoro didn’t take the high road

Al Ramrus was friendly with Ayn Rand’s inner circle in the 1960s, worked for Mike Wallace when he did the now-classic interview with Rand, and works today as a screen writer and producer in Los Angeles. Below are some critical … Continue reading

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PJTV video: Perspectives on Ayn Rand

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“I Am John Galt” book now available on Amazon.com

The new book I Am John Galt by Donald L . Luskin and Andrew Greta is now available for purchase on Amazon.com. We plan to publish a full review soon at the Atlasphere. Don’t wait for that, though; the book … Continue reading

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