Michael Charney of the blog “Chasing Glenn Beck” was inspired to review “What’s the Matter with Kansas?” and his full post follows. You can read the original on his blog.
Kansas has long served as a powerful metaphor for our country. When L. Frank Baum first wrote The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in 1900, he chose Kansas [...]
John Ott, film reviewer and native Kansan, weighs in on the new Special Edition DVD of the “What’s the Matter with Kansas?”, debuting Jan 25, 2011:
What’s the matter with Kansas? As a Kansan, born and raised, one who has lived on both coasts, I’m often asked this question. Usually the question [...]
UPDATED 7/24/10 – Barbara Ehrenreich will join Thomas Frank for this special event!
Barbara Ehrenreich and Thomas Frank will speak and sign books (including copies of Franks recently-revived Baffler magazine) on Wednesday, July 28, at Borders Park Avenue, 461 Park Avenue (at 57th Street) in New York City.
The title of the forum is: “What’s the Matter with [...]
What’s the Matter with Kansas? starts its commercial New York theatrical run on Friday, July 30th at the Producers’ Club Indie House theatre, the latest addition to Manhattan arthouse cinemas. Located in Mid-town Manhattan, near the Theater District, Indie House promises to be a destination for independent film lovers.
Update: the movie will continue to play at the Screenland Crown Center through Sunday, April 11. Go here for show times and other details.
“What’s the Matter with Kansas?” will move over to the Screenland Crown Center Theater in Kansas City, MO starting Friday, March 26.
The 7:00 pm Friday show will be immediately followed by [...]
Due to overwhelming demand, “What’s the Matter with Kansas?” will continue its run at the Tivoli Cinemas through Thursday, March 25, 2010 (then it moves to the Screenland Crown Center.) Opening night sold out completely (see picture below) and lively discussions ensued afterwards.
A special shout-out is due to area organizations who contributed to the [...]
Starting today, we will be giving away pairs of free tickets to see “What’s the Matter with Kansas?” at the E Street Cinema in Washington, D.C. Become a fan on Facebook, and you’ll get the contests in your news feed, and can also find them on our fan page.
“What’s the Matter with Kansas?” will screen [...]
Josh Harkinson of the venerable lefty outlet Mother Jones weighs in on “What’s the Matter with Kansas?”
In his 2004 book, What’s the Matter With Kansas?, Thomas Frank probed the psyches of Midwestern “values voters” to explain why blue-collar Americans abandoned economic self-interest to vote for George W. Bush. This eponymous documentary begins as a retelling [...]
“What’s the Matter with Kansas?” opened on Friday, Jan 1, 2010 for a week-long engagement at the Landmark Lumiere Theatre in San Francisco. Filmmakers Laura Cohen and Joe Winston will attend both evening screenings on the first two nights to take questions from the audience. UPDATE: due to a hugely successful opening weekend, the movie [...]
Great news! “What’s the Matter with Kansas?” is a hit in Kansas! Who’d a thunk it? Here are updated shows, including another guest appearance:
Mon December 21-Tue December 22 : 4:40 7:10 9:30
Wed December 23 : NO SHOWS
Thu December 24 : 2:10 4:40
Fri December 25 : THEATER CLOSED-MERRY CHRISTMAS
Sat December 26-Sun [...]
The “Tea Party” movement has inspired a documentary film by FreedomWorks, an organization which also helped fund the movement. The premiere was held last night at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, with special guests including Congressman Jim DeMint and others.
The Heritage Foundation reports:
From the opening scenes of “Tea Party: The Documentary Film,” [...]