When Glenn Beck moved his media operation to Dallas in 2012, Texas solidified its reputation as America’s one-stop shop for fevered conspiracy theories. Our state’s passion for believing that small groups of rich, powerful men rule the world (a belief often held by other rich, powerful men) reached a high-water mark in the days leading up to November 22, 1963, when paranoid rantings about communism, the United Nations, and the Catholic Church poisoned the air of Dallas.
If there’s no such thing as bad publicity, Glenn Beck has just given American Airlines valuable free airtime.
The Metroplex-based conservative talk show host devoted a big chunk of his Tuesday show to attacking the airline. Beck claims he was mistreated by an American flight attendant on a flight home from New York over Labor Day weekend.
“I want to personally thank American Airlines for bringing to my attention that they don’t mean ‘American Airlines—they mean ‘liberal American Airlines’ apparently,” Beck said.
The Atlantic checks in with Glenn Beck as his Web TV network nears its first birthday. James Parker, the Atlantic’s entertainment columnist, penned a hilarious 1,300-word piece for the magazine’s June issue about GBTV, which he declared “looks like cute little baby network.”
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Did you say you wanted to see the inside of Glenn Beck’s new studio in Irving? Well, you’re in luck: Beck treated fans to a virtual tour of his new Las Colinas production space this week.