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The Overton Window

Bernie, Hillary, the Binding Constraints of Cramped Reality, and the Overton Window

Jared Bernstein | Posted 01.28.2017 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

If Hillary's incrementalism is too cautious for you, so be it. I will not lecture you on realism in American politics today and I'd urge other aging pundits to follow my example. But, for the record, cautious politics is not equal to Wall Street shill.

Despite America's Temper Tantrum, It's Still a Center-Left Nation

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

The sooner politicians embrace the reality of a center-left America, the sooner they'll actually stand up for progressive legislation, rather than running like half-baked Republican knockoffs. Voters want strong leadership more than they want conservative policies.

Glenn Beck, Stephen King Exchange Brutal Insults (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Glenn Beck and Stephen King have both written bestselling books, but the similarities stop there. The two have publicly declared their active dislike ...

LEAKED: Glenn Beck's Angry Note to the Ghostwriter Who Scammed Him

Lee Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lee Camp

2010-07-08-Picture12.jpg A correspondence has been found from an angry Glenn Beck to his hired hack. Apparently Beck thought he was buying a new novel to put his name all over.

BOOK REVIEW: Guide to Glenn Beck's New Novel, "The Overton Window"

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Glenn Beck is an enemy to art, so it will give ARTINFO some degree of pleasure to mock his almost-too-mockable attempt at literature, but even if he o...

Glenn Beck Says I Say He's a Plagiarist

Chris Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chris Kelly

I'm in genuine awe of Beck's ability to get self-righteous about paying someone else to do his work, so he can put his own name on it and foist it on rubes. But I never said Beck stole anything. I said his ghostwriter stole from him.

Book Review Roundup

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Did you miss the weekend's big book reviews? Catch up with some of the highlights below! "Denial: A Memoir of Terror," Jessica Stern The New York ...

Glenn Beck's New Novel About Liberals Staging 9/11 Is a Lot Like a 2005 Novel About Conservatives Staging 9/11

Chris Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chris Kelly

Why -- except for the completely inverted politics -- does The Overton Window read so much like Circumference of Darkness, a pretty feeble self-published 2005 techno-thriller?

Glenn Beck's The Overton Window: A Conspiracy to Bore You Senseless

Simon Maloy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Simon Maloy

The Overton Window is Glenn Beck's very own fantasy land. He's dreamed up a world in which all the conspiracies and apocalyptic rhetoric that clutter his chalkboards every night are proven to be entirely true.

'The Overton Window': Glenn Beck's New Book Cover Voted On By Fans (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Glenn Beck has a new book coming out, "The Overton Window." Naturally, it's a political thriller touching on the many fears and fantasies of Beck. R...

'The Overton Window': The 10 WORST Moments From Glenn Beck's New Book

Media Matters for America | Ben Dimiero and Simon Maloy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In a quirk of convenience, [the opening] line also describes the best way to deconstruct The Overton Window, a copy of which Media Matters obtained an...

Glenn Beck's Soon-To-Be-Bestseller, The Overton Window: Paranoid Political Fiction

Comedy Central | Dennis DiClaudio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It appears as though Glenn Beck is making the leap from bestselling author of paranoid political opinion to bestselling author of paranoid political f...

Glenn Beck Book 'The Overton Window' Trailer: Does It Make You Want To Read The Book? (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It's no shock that right wing pundit Glenn Beck would eventually try his hand at writing fiction -- there's certainly a precedent for it. Beck steps i...

The Trailer For Glenn Beck's New Book Is Just As Nuts As You'd Expect (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

For some reason, Glenn Beck has written a thriller, 'The Overton Window.' And for some weirder reason, it has a trailer (though to be fair, this is mo...