Category Archives: Alex Jones

Surveying the spectacle which is Alex Jones…

“I’m just going to the heart of the inferno”: Interviewing Alex Moyer, Director of “Alex’s War.”…


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Date: August 12, 2022

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“The director of the controversial new movie about Alex Jones on media blindness, misleading labels, and America’s mental health crisis

Alex Moyer has now made two movies in a row, TFW No GF and Alex’s War, that sound too much like journalism for today’s media. Even though most reviewers seemed to know exactly what they thought about both subjects before they even saw the films, Moyer was criticized for not planting enough signs telling them — and audiences — what to think about disaffected loner men, or InfoWars villain Alex Jones. The Guardian review of TFW No GF was typical, saying the film:

Pretends 4chan and other gathering places for this particular subculture are mostly harmless, perhaps populated with a few bad eggs. (By “bad egg,” I of course mean mass murderers.)

The movie does nothing of the sort, instead capturing a story of alienation that’s been running through our culture for ages. Moyer’s version merely shows the phenomenon worsening and expanding. She takes characters reduced in panicked media treatments to two-dimensional monsters and renders a nonjudgmental, tautly edited Herzogian treatment of who they are and how they came to be that way.

Unfortunately, that hasn’t been enough to prevent her from being called an apologist for everything from right wing violence to misogyny. Even without reviews, she’s taking in interest, with Alex’s War topping Apple pre-order charts as of this writing. I asked her about the genesis of both movies and how she’s handled the schizoid public response [Matt Taibbi]”

I’d very much like to watch this.

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Alex Jones Must Pay $45.2 Million To Sandy Hook Parents…

Date: August 12, 2022

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“A jury in the civil suit against Alex Jones has determined that the online agent provocateur and supplement enthusiast must shell out $45.2 million in damages for the pain and suffering he caused the Sandy Hook families. This outcome arose independent of the widespread deplatforming and censoring that Jones has faced in recent years, and shows that sometimes “the system” DOES work the way it’s supposed to.

Jimmy and his panel of The Dive’s Jackson Hinkle and America’s comedian Kurt Metzger discuss whether this jury decision represents justice being done and shows that censorship is never the answer to “problematic” speech.”

This mirrors my own views.

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Lofgren reacts to Trump’s CPAC poll numbers…

Date: August 09, 2022

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“Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), a member of the January 6 House select committee, discusses the possibility of bringing the director of the Secret Services in front of the committee over missing texts from top Trump national security officials, and reacts to former President Donald Trump’s latest poll numbers from CPAC regarding a potential run in 2024.”

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Alex Jones ordered to pay $49 million in Sandy Hook defamation trial…


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Date: August 06, 2022

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“Alex Jones will pay over $4 million in compensatory damages and $45 million in punitive damages to parents of children killed during the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting.”


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“Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has been ordered to pay $45.2 million in punitive damages in the defamation trial brought on by parents of a Sandy Hook shooting victim.”


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“Dave Aronberg, State Attorney for Palm Beach County, Florida, weighs in on what’s next for Alex Jones following the $45.2 million punitive damages verdict against him.”


See video Alex Jones sent out to followers after jury’s decision:

“Right-wing talk show host Alex Jones sent a message to his followers after a jury awarded $4 million in damages to the parents of a Sandy Hook shooting victim.”


Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones will face 2 judges in Connecticut next week:

“Alex Jones will face more Sandy Hook families seeking to hold him accountable for his false claims about the mass shooting, just days after being ordered to pay one family more than $4 million.”

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Jan. 6 panel asked for Alex Jones’ phone records, according to attorney…


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Date: August 04, 2022

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“The attorney representing two Sandy Hook parents in the Alex Jones defamation case said that numerous federal and state investigators, including the House panel investigating the January 6, 2021, insurrection, have asked him to hand over text records mistakenly sent to him by the right-wing conspiracy theorist’s law firm.”

Alex refuses to show up to defend himself in court…Wherever he does show up, he pleads the fifth…

Have I not said all along, that Alex Jones absolutely will not stand behind his own words, when the shit hits the fan?…

…Yes!…Yes I have.

…And it has come to pass.

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‘Sickening Liar’: Conspiracy Theorist Alex Jones Hit With Millions In Fines For Sandy Hook Lies…


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Date: August 04, 2022

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“Right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones hit with part one of sentencing. The jury making him pay $4.1 million in compensatory damages to Sandy Hook parents. The punitive fines, meaning the punishment for lying about the Sandy Hook massacre, coming next. The judge rebuking Jones for lies and rejecting his ask for a mistrial after a bombshell revelation – his lawyer accidentally leaked his cell phone data. MSNBC’s Chief Legal correspondent Ari Melber reports on this trial and what the punishment part of this sentencing could mean. Former Federal prosecutor Paul Butler, NBC reporter Ben Collins and Daily Beast reporter Will Sommer react to this breaking news.”

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