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Moore for Free

Michael Moore’s latest film, Slacker Uprising, debuts today. I’ve yet to see the film so cannot comment on its content. However, the most interesting thing about the film is how it’s been released: online, for free, to anyone living in the US or Canada (or willing to pose as such). Love Moore or hate him, at least now you don’t have to pay to see what his latest fuss is all about.

No matter how you plan to vote in the upcoming election, take the moment to register to vote—and then this November 4 go out and do it. If the past two presidential elections have taught us anything, it’s that it doesn’t take a whole lot of votes to sway an election one way or the other.

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  1. Matt, I appreciate the fact that you didn’t fall prey to the comments other bloggers make about republicans. While I don’t like Moore’s in your face politics, I do appreciate what he has done for Traverse City. He restored the downtown State Theater, he started the Traverse City Film Festival. He’s brought class back to town and tourism. He also makes T.C. a priority even when it interferes with his schedule. He told everyone this summer at Madonna’s Film opening, that his next film will be home based out of T.C. and he will be using locals as his crew as much as he can. So whether I agree with his political views he is a good person and believes what he does is for the greater good. BTW, we see him around town alot. I see him at Borders more than other places.

  2. Matt, I appreciate the fact that you didn’t fall prey to the comments other bloggers make about republicans. While I don’t like Moore’s in your face politics, I do appreciate what he has done for Traverse City. He restored the downtown State Theater, he started the Traverse City Film Festival. He’s brought class back to town and tourism. He also makes T.C. a priority even when it interferes with his schedule. He told everyone this summer at Madonna’s Film opening, that his next film will be home based out of T.C. and he will be using locals as his crew as much as he can. So whether I agree with his political views he is a good person and believes what he does is for the greater good. BTW, we see him around town alot. I see him at Borders more than other places.

  3. I’m glad to hear Moore’s been such a good citizen for Traverse City. I’m pretty open about my politics, and I’m happy to discuss them with anyone. However, I don’t think shouting at anyone ever changed their mind. Just ask my kids.

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    I’m glad to hear Moore’s been such a good citizen for Traverse City. I’m pretty open about my politics, and I’m happy to discuss them with anyone. However, I don’t think shouting at anyone ever changed their mind. Just ask my kids.

  5. Now available for free on Itunes. Source says it starts off in Elk Rapids, MI only about 20 Minutes from here.

    [movie] Michael Moore – Slacker Uprising
    from Free iTunes
    “Slacker Uprising traces Michael Moore’s 62-city tour of the swing states during the 2004 Presidential election and records the thrilling – and frightening – response he received across the country. Moore’s goal was to convince millions of non-voting ‘slackers’ – mostly between the ages of 18-29 – to give voting a try. Starting out in Elk Rapids, Michigan, in front of an audience of 400, the tour caught on like wildfire with up to 16,000 slackers each night coming to see Moore and his traveling band of speakers, comedians, and musicians. To encourage the slackers to show up, they were offered a clean change of underwear, free Ramen noodles, and a promise that no event would start before noon and no politician would be allowed to speak. These enticements filled basketball arenas and concert halls every night on the Slacker Uprising Tour. Along with Moore’s appearance, lacker Uprising features live performances or appearances by Eddie Vedder (of Pearl Jam), Roseanne Barr, Joan Baez, Tom Morello (of Rage Against the Machine), R.E.M., Steve Earle, and Viggo Mortensen.” — iTunes Store

    Genre: Documentary

    http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewMovie?id=291612480&s=143441

  6. Now available for free on Itunes. Source says it starts off in Elk Rapids, MI only about 20 Minutes from here.

    [movie] Michael Moore – Slacker Uprising
    from Free iTunes
    “Slacker Uprising traces Michael Moore’s 62-city tour of the swing states during the 2004 Presidential election and records the thrilling – and frightening – response he received across the country. Moore’s goal was to convince millions of non-voting ‘slackers’ – mostly between the ages of 18-29 – to give voting a try. Starting out in Elk Rapids, Michigan, in front of an audience of 400, the tour caught on like wildfire with up to 16,000 slackers each night coming to see Moore and his traveling band of speakers, comedians, and musicians. To encourage the slackers to show up, they were offered a clean change of underwear, free Ramen noodles, and a promise that no event would start before noon and no politician would be allowed to speak. These enticements filled basketball arenas and concert halls every night on the Slacker Uprising Tour. Along with Moore’s appearance, lacker Uprising features live performances or appearances by Eddie Vedder (of Pearl Jam), Roseanne Barr, Joan Baez, Tom Morello (of Rage Against the Machine), R.E.M., Steve Earle, and Viggo Mortensen.” — iTunes Store

    Genre: Documentary

    http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewMovie?id=291612480&s=143441

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