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November 23rd, 1999

Thanksgiving

Dear friends, Thanksgiving is a couple of days away, and I hope most of you are able to enjoy the day off to be with family and friends. I've always liked this holiday. I can't quite put it into words, but it does bring back a lot of memories from ... continue reading

November 22nd, 1999

The Awful Truth renewed

Dear friends, Anticipating that "The Awful Truth" will be renewed for a second season in the coming week, we are beginning our search for a few good people to work with us on the show. Positions that are open (in our New York City office) include researchers, field producers, editors, ... continue reading

November 1st, 1999

Flint ten years later

Dear friends, Ten years ago today, I stood on the lawn of the Genesee County Jail in Flint and sold my film to Warner Bros. The executives at Warner's were a little bewildered by my choice of location for a "signing ceremony," but after weeks of negotiating with me (and ... continue reading

October 22nd, 1999

HMO's

Dear friends, After paying a visit earlier this year to Humana HMO headquarters with a man who had been denied treatment and was dying, we at "The Awful Truth" have received a ton of mail from people who told us of their own encounters with our incredibly cruel health care ... continue reading

October 12th, 1999

the 6 billionth human

Dear friends, Earlier today, the 6 billionth human on the planet was born. I thought this happened three months ago but, what with all the earthquakes, hurricanes, and West Nile-like mosquitoes loose in Queens, I guess someone had to revise downward. According to the U.N., the blessed event finally took ... continue reading

September 30th, 1999

Dan Quayle

Dear friends, Let us pause for a moment to recover from the sad news this week that Dan Quayle will not be running for President next year. Potatoe lovers all over America are feeling a sense of loss and I can only say that with Quayle out of the running, ... continue reading

September 1st, 1999

Mayor Giuliani

Dear friends Last Wednesday, all the national Prime Time Emmy nominees who are based in the New York area were invited by Mayor Giuliani to a ceremony at city hall to receive an "official Emmy certificate" from the Mayor. As you may recall, the Mayor's Office for Film and Television ... continue reading

August 13th, 1999

White Supremacists

Dear Friends, First off, the "TV Nation" segment from 1995 featuring Buford Furrow, the white supremacist who shot the Jewsih kids in L.A., is now up on our website and can be downloaded and viewed in its entirety (remembering, of course, that this is only 1999 and some of this ... continue reading

August 11th, 1999

The Awful Truth nominated for an Emmy

I'm happy to report to you that our television show, "The Awful Truth," has just been nominated for a Prime Time Emmy Award as "Outstanding Non Fiction Series." This is our 3rd Emmy nomination in as many seasons as we've been allowed on TV. The first two were for "TV ... continue reading

August 1st, 1999

Airports

The "dog days of summer" takes on a whole new meaning when you're stuck inside a Northwest jet on the runway a La Guardia (as I am right now) in 90 degree plus heat for an hour and half, the air circulation system broke, the temperature inside a suffocating 100 ... continue reading

June 25th, 1999

The Final Episode

The final installment of this season's "The Awful Truth" will air this Sunday evening on Bravo. I say "this season" because it appears we are going to be renewed! Hey, there's a word we've never heard! What did we do wrong? This has been an incredible 12 weeks. Although we ... continue reading

June 11th, 1999

High School Graduation

Dear friends, This week our daughter graduated from high school. I have to say, this has been one of the most wonderful weeks of my life. In the days leading up to the graduation, we got out all those old photos and finally started to paste them down in the ... continue reading

June 4th, 1999

Teen Sniper School

Dear friends, Many of you have e-mailed me today asking about a rumor that you read on the internet this morning regarding this Sunday's episode of "The Awful Truth." I would like to inform everyone of the details surrounding what is happening. After a number of discussions with the Bravo ... continue reading

May 16th, 1999

Stay Tuned!

Dear Friends, The threatened legal action by Lucianne Goldberg to obtain a restraining order against the airing of tonight's "The Awful Truth" did not materialize and thus the show will air in its entirety as planned on Bravo at 9pm and 1am EASTERN and 6pm and 10pm PACIFIC. We will ... continue reading

May 7th, 1999

Bombing the Baby with the Bathwater

Dear Friends, Don't forget to watch "The Awful Truth" this Sunday at 9pm &1am ET, 6pm & 10pm PT on BRAVO. This week we give our "Man of the Year" award to the #1 toxic air polluter in the country. He is also building the largest home in the country ... continue reading

April 30th, 1999

Welcoming the National Rifle Association to Denver

Dear friends: Thanks for all the ideas on what we should all do to greet the National Rifle Association at their annual convention in Denver tomorrow (Saturday) morning. They ranged from all of us going there dressed as Moses proclaiming with our staffs raised in the air: "IT'S NOT THE ... continue reading

April 23rd, 1999

To Be dead in Denver and Downtown Pristina

Dear friends, There he was, The Great Consoler, standing at the podium, biting his lip, and speaking to a nation in shock. "We must teach our children to settle their differences through words and not weapons." Meanwhile, this same President, continues a daily slaughter of human beings. He says it's ... continue reading

April 15th, 1999

The Bombing of Kosovo

Dear friends, As we file our taxes today (procrastinators, all of us), and we sign our names on the bottom line of our 1040 tax forms, perhaps we should ask ourselves if what we are doing is signing a death warrant for people we don't even know. Because each night, ... continue reading

April 9th, 1999

The Awful Truth

Dear friends, Please don't forget to tune in Sunday night to our new show, "The Awful Truth." We have spent the last year working on this series and, in a way, we can't believe we are actually going to get this stuff on the air. You don't know how many ... continue reading

March 26th, 1999

Debut of "The Awful Truth"

Dear Friends, Sunday night, April 11, at 9pm (10pm on the west coast), we return to the land of television with our new series, "The Awful Truth." We will be on every Sunday night for 12 weeks (with repeat showings every Friday night at 10pm) and I can't wait for ... continue reading

January 20th, 1999

Join The Awful Truth taping

Dear Friends, I know I owe you a letter about where I think we should go from here as teed-off citizens in a waning democracy, but I've been so damn busy working on my new TV show, I haven't had a chance to write it yet. I hope you'll forgive ... continue reading

December 23rd, 1998

Merry Christmas

Dear Friends: Just a quick note from back home in Buick City (a.k.a. Flint) to thank all of you for the past year. Without your interest in my work I wouldn't be able to keep making my films and writing my books. It means a great deal to me and, ... continue reading

December 18th, 1998

Mike's Dinner at the White House

Dear Friends, I met Bill Clinton outside a Port-O-John last night and told him what he needed to do. Earlier in the week, I had received a call from the network chief at Britain's Channel Four Television (the producer of our upcoming show, "The Awful Truth") asking me what my ... continue reading

December 15th, 1998

Good News, Bad News, Really Bad News

Dear Friends, It's been one of those weeks. First the good news, then the bad news, then the really bad news… GOOD NEWS: We beat the mayor! After some fast work by our legal team and a public outcry from many of you, New York City mayor Rudy Guiliani rescinded ... continue reading

November 24th, 1998

The Mayor, The Starr, and Michael Moore

It's been a bizarre two weeks here on the set of "The Awful Truth," our new television show in the spirit of "TV Nation" that will debut on BRAVO on April 14. While I had intended to write to you by now with ideas on how we can prevent "The ... continue reading

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I am opposed to the death penalty, but to every rule there is usually an exception, and in this case I hope the criminals at General Motors will be arrested...

Apr 1st
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How Long Some in the US Will Survive Under New Health Law ...by Donna Smith www.michaelmoore.com Those who must access care to live and can afford it are not...

Mar 31st
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Last night, The Good Wife on the East Coast started 40 minutes late due to the overrun of the NCAA basketball game. If you had your DVR set for the show, you...

Mar 24th
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Watching films today, looking for the ones I'm going to pick for my film festival this summer. I (and a whole bunch of others!) have this thing we put on...

Mar 23rd
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When the U.S. Health Care System Keeps Killing, Who Cares Enough to Fight? ...by Donna Smith www.michaelmoore.com We have largely forgotten that people are at...

Mar 21st
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Tell the White House not to give up on Dr. Vivek Murthy's nomination as Surgeon General despite the ferocious opposition from the NRA: Don't give...

Mar 21st
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This criminal would never see a jail cell, nor would his cronies. In fact, they'd later be rewarded with re-election: Presidential Address on War with...

Mar 19th
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Mar 19th
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Mar 17th
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"I think democracy is the most revolutionary thing in the world." -- Tony Benn, 1925-2014 Tony Benn in 'Sicko'

Mar 14th
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RIP Tony Benn, one of the UK's greatest leaders: Tony Benn, veteran Labour politician, dies aged 88 www.theguardian.com Former cabinet minister died at...

Mar 14th
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Please read this important story from K. Ford K.: Am I the Face of the New American Middle Class? www.huffingtonpost.com I began to feel I had slipped so low...

Mar 13th
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Yesterday Dianne Feinstein revealed that the CIA has been spying on the Senate Intelligence Committee. This is all about the report the committee has produced...

Mar 12th
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Mar 10th
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Did you know the Lehrer Newshour on PBS has been produced for 20 years by a company owned by conservative cable billionaire John Malone? Me neither. After...

Mar 7th
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Enron billionaire John Arnold thinks everyone should believe him when he says we've got to cut pensions because he's so incredibly rich: John...

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More in David Sirota's continuing series on the billionaire takeover of PBS: More PBS conflict woes as activists move to eject David Koch from board of...

Mar 3rd
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Ukraine: One ‘Regime Change’ Too Many? ...by Ray McGovern www.michaelmoore.com Is “regime change” in Ukraine the bridge too far for the neoconservative...

Mar 2nd
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Latest from David Sirota on Enron billionaire John Arnold smuggling anti-pension propaganda into "neutral" institutions like PBS and now, the...

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