Michael Moore

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Michael Moore, Fahrenheit 9/11 Controversy, Traverse City Film Festival, Crackers the Corporate Crime Fighting Chicken, Dog Eat Dog Films, Michael Moore Is a Big Fat Stupid White Man. Excerpt: Crackers the Corporate Crime Fighting Chicken is an anthropomorphic chicken dedicated to raising awareness of and combating corporate ...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Michael Moore, Fahrenheit 9/11 Controversy, Traverse City Film Festival, Crackers the Corporate Crime Fighting Chicken, Dog Eat Dog Films, Michael Moore Is a Big Fat Stupid White Man. Excerpt: Crackers the Corporate Crime Fighting Chicken is an anthropomorphic chicken dedicated to raising awareness of and combating corporate crime. Crackers first appeared on Michael Moore 's television show TV Nation in 1994, and later appeared on Moore's The Awful Truth as well.Conception and history If you accidentally bounce a check in Philadelphia, they'll hit you up for almost $30. Yee-oww!...Philly banks, look out. You're in for a swift kick from the Chicken Leg of Justice.Crackers the Corporate Crime Fighting Chicken writes about a possible corporate crime he was fighting in July 1995 First portrayed by Lee Brownstein, Crackers was later played by John Derevlany and Gideon Evans. Working in tandem with Michael Moore and the staff members of TV Nation, the show won an Emmy Award in 1995 for Outstanding Informational Series. Crackers later appeared on Moore's television show The Awful Truth as well. As with Moore's journalistic style, Crackers approached serious issues like worker's rights by interlacing his methods with humor. One example of Crackers' work was his intervention in the production of a scab newspapers produced by the Detroit Free Press and Detroit News while their workers were on strike. References (URLs online) A hyperlinked version of this chapter is at Dog Eat Dog Films is Michael Moore 's production company. Dog Eat Dog Films has produced the following films, television programs, and DVDs:Websites (URLs online) A hyperlinked version of this chapter is at The documentary film Fahrenheit 9/11 generated substantial controversy and criticism after its release shortly before ...

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  • ISBN-13: 9781156131336
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/21/2010
  • Pages: 20
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.04 (d)

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