Why mainstream churches are shrinking
Glenn had a wide ranging conversation with Rabbi Lapin on radio today, covering everything from praying in the name of Jesus to why mainstream churches are shrinking and more. Lapin also recounts one of the more interesting interactions he had with atheist Penn Jillette. WATCH

FBI formally accuses North Korea of hacking Sony
As of Friday, the Obama administration has officially accused the North Korean government of hacking into Sony Pictures Entertainment. Stay up-to-date and get all the latest details from TheBlaze HERE.

Is Santa bad for the soul?
It’s the holiday season and while the true meaning of Christmas brings joy, many believers wrestle with the idea of Santa. Kids love it, but does it detract too much from what is being celebrated? Is jolly Saint Nicholas helping or hurting at this point? Glenn has more on radio this morning. MORE

Someone dared Mike Rowe to change his answering machine message. As always, the response was epic!
By now you are likely aware that Mike Rowe’s Facebook page is loaded with so many legendary posts, it’s hard to call them legendary any more. He’s set the bar for quality Facebook posts at a very high level but he took things even further with another epic response to a request concerning his voicemail message. WATCH

More-On Trivia: New Orleans vs. Atlanta
Each week during the NFL season, the morning show has a hilarious and depressing trivia game that will make you laugh and lose hope in the future of humanity. Hear contestants botch the simplest questions known to man. MORE

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Glenn’s first book signing in a long time happened last night in Texas – how’d it go? 
This week Glenn announced that he would be having one book signing for his latest book, Dreamers and Deceivers, the sequel to Miracles and Massacres. See exclusive pictures from the event HERE.

Steve Jobs. Charles Ponzi. Alger Hiss. Desi Arnaz. Woodrow Wilson. 
You know the names, but do you know their real stories? Glenn’s new historical non-fiction book, DREAMERS AND DECEIVERS, brings ten more true and untold stories to life. This follow-up to the national bestseller MIRACLES AND MASSACRES, puts readers right into the action beside visionaries like Walt Disney and Alan Turing, and villains like Wilson, Hiss, and Upton Sinclair. Find out now why this series has quickly become America’s new go-to history book. Get your copy HERE.

The latest from Matt Walsh: 4 things that are hurting your wife and killing your marriage
Read the blog post that Matt Walsh calls one of “the most important to me.” HERE

Support an American-made family business at The Marketplace by TheBlaze
Make family time educational as well as hilariously fun with We The People Fight Tyranny Game. HERE

‘It’s an act of terror’ – Glenn reacts to Sony canceling The Interview
The Interview, is a comedy film depicting two regular guys who are approached by the U.S. government and asked to assassinate the North Korean president. Hackers posted a threat, stating a “9/11” style attack would happen on theaters who screened the film. What message does this act of cowardice send to the enemies of the U.S.? Glenn’s fiery response on radio today — WATCH.

This video from 1940 shows just how much Hollywood has changed…for the worst
The cancellation of The Interview illustrates just how much has changed in Hollywood when it comes to taking on dictators. Just look at The Great Dictator, where Charlie Chaplin took on Hitler and Mussolini, culminating in one of the most powerful scenes in cinematic history. WATCH

TONIGHT: Glenn’s Christmas Special - And So it Begins: A Year in Review
Tonight, join Glenn for an hour of reflection on the scandals and crises of the past year. From homegrown terrorism to a global pandemic scare, find out how 2014 could be the turning point that changes our world forever. And So It Begins…TONIGHT, 5PM ET. WATCH

Unbelievable: Michelle Obama’s Target story has nothing to do with race and she knows it
Yesterday, Glenn reacted to Michelle Obama’s story of experiencing racism while shopping at Target. Turns out she’s told the same story before, only it doesn’t seem to have any racism in it at all. See Michelle Obama tell the story to David Letterman in quite a different way. Plus, Glenn gets a call from a woman claiming to be the sister of the person who offended Obama. Is she racist? MORE

As You Wish — Glenn interviews The Princess Bride star Cary Elwes
The Princess Bride is one of Glenn’s favorite movies of all time, he loves it so much he declared the film a “right of passage” in his family. Glenn was honored to have actor Cary Elwes on radio today to talk about his new book, As You Wish, which takes readers behind the scenes of the making of The Princess Bride. Great stories! WATCH

Classic storytelling: Glenn’s rendition of The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry
This morning on radio, Glenn provided the audience with an early Christmas present, a reading of The Gift of the Magi, by O. Henry. You do not want to miss this inspirational story. LISTEN

Join Mercury One in 2015
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Why in the world is Obama making nice with enemy Cuba? 
Out of nowhere President Obama has rolled out the red carpet for Cuba, making nice with the communist nation this week, in a move that caught America a bit off-guard. Why is he suddenly extending the olive branch now? Stay up to date on the discussion of Cuba at TheBlaze. MORE

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TheBlaze Original Movie Short: The Christmas Twist
Move over Lifetime, TheBlaze is taking the sappy holiday Made-for-TV romance movie industry by storm! Glenn Beck, Stu Burguiere, Lisa Paige, and Jeffy Fisher all-star in this soon-to-be holiday classic about a money loving business man, his dumb fiancé, a fat plumber, and a crazy newscaster. WATCH

Steve Jobs. Charles Ponzi. Alger Hiss. Desi Arnaz. Woodrow Wilson.
You know the names, but do you know their real stories? Glenn’s new historical non-fiction book, DREAMERS AND DECEIVERS, brings ten more true and untold stories to life. This follow-up to the national bestseller MIRACLES AND MASSACRES, puts readers right into the action beside visionaries like Walt Disney and Alan Turing, and villains like Wilson, Hiss, and Upton Sinclair. Find out now why this series has quickly become America’s new go-to history book. Order your copy for the holidays today! HERE

Did you guess who Glenn picked as ‘Man of the Year’?
After a lot of thought and debate, Glenn has picked his man of the year! To see who his pick is, click HERE.

Support small business this holiday season at The Marketplace by TheBlaze
Shop the Made In America section for your last minute holiday gifts. HERE

The most racist thing that ever happened Michelle Obama?
During a recent interview, Michelle Obama disclosed some of her experiences with racism in America. When asked to elaborate on what sorts of things happened to her, the first lady told the harrowing story of how one time, at a Target store, someone mistakenly took her for an employee and asked her to get something off the shelf. Did she survive? Find out & get Glenn’s reaction HERE.

The Obamas aren’t the only celebrities who get mistaken as ‘help’ while wearing tuxedos
No one wanted to waste too much time talking about Michelle Obama being mistaken as a Target worker, but there were some parts of this story that just drove the guys crazy today. For instance, when did it become a bad thing to be mistaken as a waiter? There’s nothing wrong with being a waiter. And the Obamas certainly aren’t the first to not be recognized. On radio this morning, Glenn told the story of how he wore a tuxedo to a Broadway show and had a similar experience. WATCH

North Korea allegedly launched a cyberattack against Sony Pictures over The Interview
In case you haven’t heard, hackers have attacked Sony Pictures and released a boatload of embarrassing emails between studio executives, producers and stars onto the internet for anyone to look at. Speculation points to North Korea being behind the hack in retaliation for the upcoming comedy, The Interview. The film centers around Seth Rogen and James Franco being sent by the U.S. government to assassinate Kim Jong-Un, and (surprise, surprise), the dictator isn’t too happy. The story bothers Glenn for a lot of reasons – and he reacted to some of the latest news on radio this morning. MORE

Caller: Beck fans are the most amazing people out there
This morning on radio, Glenn took the opportunity to brag about what an amazing audience you all are. He brought up Facebook, and how so many people would be lifted by you, our remarkable audience. Andy called into the show to reiterate how amazing of an audience everyone is and how supportive you all were when he asked for prayer. See more of this inspiring story HERE.

Three unbelievable news stories + three ‘crazy’ Glenn predictions = One MUST WATCH monologue
In last night’s episode of the Glenn Beck Program, Glenn pulled video of three “crazy” predictions he made a few years ago and compared them with news stories of today. This is one monologue you do not want to miss. WATCH

Who will Glenn name ‘Person of the Year’?
Glenn made no secret of the fact he wasn’t happy with TIME magazine’s pick of the Ebola fighters as “Person of the Year”. Rather than sit back and complain, he took nominations from the audience and came up with some of his own. Tonight on the Glenn Beck Program he will finally reveal his pick. You don’t want to miss this! TONIGHT

Should we torture? 
High profile figures on the left and right (including John McCain, who himself was tortured as a POW) have come out against torturing terrorists, some going as far as calling it an “un-American” practice. Are we “just like the terrorists” if we torture? Glenn Beck’s head writer Dan Andros puts the debate into the proper perspective. Listen to his latest podcast HERE.

Audience call!
Have a question you’re dying to ask Glenn? Want to ask him in person? Then you’ll want to join Glenn in studio this week on, Thursday, December 18th, as he takes and answers all of your questions in our final audience show of 2014. If you want to be a part of this audience, please email us at tickets@theblaze.comfor more details.

The world would be a better place if we all stopped taking picture of ourselves
“Selfies” is a term used to describe one taking a picture of himself/herself. Well, Matt Walsh decided to tackle an individual’s need to snap pictures of themselves, of course adding his humor to it. MORE

Tune in on Thursday for Glenn’s Christmas Special —And So it Begins: A Year in Review
This Thursday, join Glenn for an hour of reflection on the scandals and crises of the past year. From homegrown terrorism to a global pandemic scare, find out how 2014 could be the turning point that changes our world forever.And So It Begins…Thursday, 5PM ET. WATCH

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Glenn’s open letter to Hollywood
Many of you remember listening to Glenn’s review of Noah. Well, recently Glenn saw the new movie, Exodus, and let’s just say he was as excited about this movie as he was Noah. In a blog post, Glenn decided to write a letter to Hollywood expressing his opinion on their recent take. READ

Hostage crisis in Sydney just another example of Glenn’s predictions coming true
Monday morning, a radical Iranian cleric burst into a café in Sydney, Australia, holding approximately a dozen people at gunpoint for 16 hours. The standoff ended with two hostages dead and the cleric killed by commandos who raided the café. Sadly, the whole tragedy is just the latest example of Glenn’s “crazy caliphate” prediction coming true. The world is becoming destabilized, radicalism is disrupting the world, and we are seeing the fruits of revolution grow. Glenn welcomed TheBlaze’s National Security Expert, Buck Sexton to the program Monday night to discuss this story and the oft-ignored threat of radical Islam. MORE

Are you watching the patterns of global conflict?
If people running the news organizations understood history, we’d have a much better chance of making it through what’s coming in one piece. The ruble is declining in Russia, oil prices are lower than they’ve been in years, and Nazis are marching in Dresden. Something is wrong – but what is it? Are we on the verge of global war over oil? Glenn puts the pieces together on radio. WATCH

This is the advice Glenn gave his kids on how to prepare
Glenn may be terrible at timing, but he’s very good at seeing what events are coming over the horizon. On radio today, he talked about the way a student of history could look at the news and see global conflict coming our way. But, he doesn’t want to focus on the problems, he wants to focus on the solutions and how to prepare. On radio this morning, he discussed the advice he is giving his own kids so they can prepare for what could be around the corner.HERE

Glenn’s Daily Prep 12/16/2014: Nazi march in Dresden, Taliban kills scores in Pakistan, and more
Every morning before the radio show, Glenn’s producers gather for a morning meeting to discuss the big stories of the day and plan out the shows. Here are all the stories the team reviewed today. READ

Jeb Bush: ‘I have decided to actively explore the possibility of running for president’
Jeb Bush, former governor of Florida, announced today that he is considering the possibility of running for President. The former governor would have a lot to live up to seeing as his father and brother are both former Presidents of the United States. Read more of what Jeb Bush said at TheBlaze. MORE

Tune in on Thursday for Glenn’s Christmas Special -And So it Begins: A Year in Review
This Thursday, join Glenn for an hour of reflection on the scandals and crises of the past year. From homegrown terrorism to a global pandemic scare, find out how 2014 could be the turning point that changes our world forever. And So It Begins…Thursday, 5PM ET. Watch a preview HERE.

Senator Jim Inhofe witnessed miracles in Africa
Don’t think there are people in the Senate who share your principles and values? Believe it or not, there are some who are just too humble to go on national radio and brag about being good Christians. One of those guys, Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK), joined Glenn on radio this morning to share some incredible stories of visiting Africa, meeting with African leaders, sharing the gospel, and witnessing miracles. MORE

Audience call!
Have a question you’re dying to ask Glenn? Want to ask him in person? Then you’ll want to join Glenn in studio this week, Thursday, December 18th, as he takes and answers all of your questions in our final audience show of 2014. If you want to be a part of this audience, please email us at tickets@theblaze.com for more details.

Welcome to the family, Uno
Last March, Glenn lost his best friend, the loyal German Shepherd Victor. Over the weekend, the people at Harrison K-9 finally found a dog they thought would be a good fit for the Beck family. In the video from last night’s show, you can see Glenn saying goodbye to Victor, welcoming Uno to the family, and the first few hours of training. WATCH

Could Exodus: Gods and Kings be the most DANGEROUS movie of the year?
It’s Oscar season in Hollywood! That means studios are releasing the films they think are most likely to pick up awards next year. Movies like BoyhoodSelmaThe Imitation Game, and Birdman are getting wide acclaim from critics, with many viewing them as “locks” for the Best Picture nomination. And there are the films that seem to have the perfect pedigree: award-winning directors and actors, a timeless story, and incredible effects – that end up being terrible. Glenn believes Exodus: Gods and Kings falls into the latter category. But is it really the most dangerous movie of the year? You have to hear Glenn’s review from radio! MORE

What do you do with a female slave? The Islamic State has the answer!
A lot of us have to deal with bureaucracy at work. Micromanagers, HR manuals, workflows, precedents and procedures. And it’s nice to know that these aren’t things limited to the Western way of life. Nope, it’s all part of the universal human experience. Just ask the members of the Islamic State, who had to get a handy little manual together to explain just what to do with those darn females who get captured by the expanding caliphate. Glenn read several of the questions listed in the manual and reacted on radio this morning. WATCH

It’s looking like this rising star from the progressive party is going to steal the nomination from Hillary Clinton
Not long ago, Hillary Clinton looked like the safe bet for the Democratic presidential nominee. But Elizabeth Warren has risen as a star of the progressive left and thrown the 2016 field into question. She was one of the biggest opponents of a massive spending bill, dubbed the CRomnibus, which the Senate approved over the weekend. And now her star among the leftiest lefties is bigger than ever. Hear what Glenn had to say about the possibility of her being on the 2016 ballot HERE.

Glenn: This time of year brings back the memories of the good and the bad
This time of the year is hard for Glenn, and probably for you too. It brings back the memories of the good and the bad. And that’s all Christmas is, either really great or horrible. It’s not neutral. If you are: alone, away from your children, mired in the muck of regret, broke, with no hope in sight, jobless, perhaps homeless soon, sick, or in pain beyond your understanding and description – then Glenn has a message you need to hear. MORE

SNL nailed this hilarious mash-up of The Hobbit and The Office
Martin Freeman may be the greatest comedic straight man of all time. The star of The Hobbit series, Sherlock, and BBC’s The Office hosted Saturday Night Live this weekend to promote the release of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, the final installment of The Hobbit trilogy. While SNL has been pretty hit-or-miss in recent years, they managed to hit a home run by melding two of Freeman’s most popular characters: Bilbo Baggins from The Lord of the Rings and Tim Canterbury from The OfficeWATCH

Glenn Beck’s Christmas Gift Guide
1791, The Marketplace, and American Dream Labs have teamed up to bring you a special look at some of Glenn’s favorite products in this exclusive Christmas Gift Guide from Glenn. See some of these amazing products HERE.

Can Glenn’s new dog Uno get his mojo back?
Every week, Glenn sits down with Dan and Tiffany for the digital exclusive series ‘Conversations with Glenn’. In the last episode, viewers met Glenn’s new dog, the German Shepherd Uno. But a lot can happen in a week, and everyone seems to think that Uno has lost his “mojo”. How can he get it back? Plus, Glenn reveals a trick he’s always wanted to play on someone for Christmas. MORE

Join Mercury One in 2015
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Looking for holiday reads? Here are 13 books on Glenn Beck’s nightstand
In an exclusive video, Glenn sat down and shared some of the books he is currently reading or has read in 2014. If you are looking for some interesting books, this is the perfect list for you. HERE

 

Another $1 trillion bill passes the House
Despite recently passing $18 trillion in national debt, Congress doesn’t appear the least bit daunted. The House narrowly passed a massive $1 trillion spending bill that interestingly, didn’t split down party lines. On the GOP side, 67 opposed it. Oddly enough, Nancy Pelosi and even more Democrats opposed it as well. What’s going on? Glenn explains on radio today. MORE

This veteran’s story could have been a tragedy, but it’s not. What happened?
In 2008, West Point graduate Sam Brown was deployed to Afghanistan. His vehicle hit an IED, causing third degree burns to 30% of his body – mostly places his body armor did not cover. His long road to recovery has included more than 30 surgeries. Recently, Sam and his wife were promised a new home through the charity organization, Home for a Hero. After a long ordeal, they came to realize that their dream home would not be built. Instead of focusing on the negative, the couple has chosen to be grateful for their blessings and the work of organizations like Sons of the Flag. WATCH

Samuel Adams & Paul Revere left a time capsule and it was just uncovered
Samuel Adams and Paul Revere entombed a copper box in the cornerstone of the Massachusetts state capitol building back in 1795, and it was recently discovered by some contractors working on a water leak. The box was originally stumbled upon back in 1855, but was left in place. There are allegedly some coins and newspapers inside – but is there something more significant waiting to be discovered? After all, it’s in the cornerstone of the building. MORE

Is Glenn a party pooper? 
It’s that time of year again, when companies throw an obligatory holiday party. No company holiday party on planet earth is more awkward than Glenn’s because, well, Glenn is a recovering alcoholic Mormon. Basically he’s the Debbie Downer of the party world. What’s his take on the planned festivities? WATCH

NEW, The Jacki Daily Show
This Sunday, The Jacki Daily Show joins TheBlaze Radio Network lineup. Every week, Jacki covers everything you need to know about the state of the world’s energy situation and the future of energy security and independence in America. Don’t miss The Jacki Daily Show, premiering on TheBlaze Radio Network this Sunday at 2PM ET.LISTEN

More-On Trivia: Cincinnati Bengals vs. Cleveland Browns 
Despite winter setting in, it is still football season, and More-On Trivia is still making our Fridays happier. Or sadder, depending on if you think people unable to answer the simplest questions is funny or scary. This week is the Cincinnati Bengals vs. Cleveland Browns. The contestants’ answers are unbelievable. LISTEN

Glenn talks to Ruby, the fan who made the, uh, interesting sweater he’s wearing today
Glenn is notorious for his unique wardrobe, and he especially loves when people send him handmade pieces of clothing. A fan named Ruby, spent nearly 2 years carefully crafting a sweater with everything from the family dog to stained glass windows. Glenn talked with Ruby on radio today – great conversation. WATCH

Steve Jobs. Charles Ponzi. Alger Hiss. Desi Arnaz. Woodrow Wilson. 
You know the names, but do you know their real stories? Glenn’s new historical non-fiction book, DREAMERS AND DECEIVERS, brings ten more true and untold stories to life. This follow-up to the national bestseller MIRACLES AND MASSACRES, puts readers right into the action beside visionaries like Walt Disney and Alan Turing, and villains like Wilson, Hiss, and Upton Sinclair. Find out now why this series has quickly become America’s new go-to history book. Order your copy for the holiday today! HERE

American-made constitutional family board game in time for Christmas
Don’t forget to get The Constitution Quest Game to put under your Christmas tree this year—available at The Marketplace by TheBlaze. HERE

Your nominations for Person of the Year
On radio today, Glenn lamented how political correctness has ruined what was already a ridiculous feature, the TIME Person of the Year issue. Now it’s never an actual single person, it’s always a particular group. Glenn had a couple nominations of his own – Constitutional Lawyer Jonathan Turley was one and perhaps more surprisingly, Michael Brown was the other. See Glenn’s explanation why HERE.

That awkward moment when an NHL player thought Nelson Mandela was a hockey star
Glenn played the incredibly awkward audio on radio today of the NHL goalie who, while attending an event honoring Nelson Mandela, clearly had no idea who Nelson Mandela was. Why do people feel the need to make stuff up when they are put on the spot and don’t know the answer? It was an absolute train wreck. Watch the clip and Glenn’s reaction from radio today. MORE

Billionaire investor Peter Thiel chased off by Berkeley protesters
Peter Thiel was giving a speech at UC-Berkeley when he was chased off stage by a group of angry protesters. While the protesters claim they are standing up for the oppressed like Eric Garner and Michael Brown, they don’t seem to realize how people like Peter are the ones who are truly trying to free mankind. Glenn reacted to the disturbing news on radio. WATCH

Andrew W.K. reacts to secularist invocation in FL city government
Last night on TV, Stu spoke with musician and columnist Andrew W.K. about an incident in a Florida city government meeting this week. City officials were called ‘un-American’ after walking out of the secular opening, which seemed pretty antagonizing in nature. Andrew W.K., who has been the great uniter in recent weeks with some great viral columns, gives Stu his take on the situation. WATCH

TONIGHT, A Christmas Salute
Tonight, Glenn pays a heartfelt tribute to the veterans who bravely serve and sacrifice for our country. Don’t miss this inspirational Christmas event that reminds us that no matter what challenges life presents, with hope and love we can defy the odds and overcome. Don’t miss A Christmas Salute, tonight at 5PM ET. WATCH
NEW, The Jacki Daily Show
This Sunday, The Jacki Daily Show joins TheBlaze Radio Network lineup. Every week, Jacki covers everything you need to know about the state of the world’s energy situation and the future of energy security and independence in America. Don’t miss The Jacki Daily Show, premiering on TheBlaze Radio Network this Sunday at 2PM ET. LISTEN

Join Mercury One in 2015
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Time’s Person of the Year is…..
This morning, Time Magazine announced that their person of the year is (drumroll)…the Ebola fighters! Apparently, that is the best they could come up with. Nancy Gibbs, the managing editor of the magazine said they picked the Ebola fighters based on their “hero’s heart.” See what Glenn had to say about their pick HERE.

What happened during this City Council meeting should leave you outraged
A City Council meeting in Lake Worth, Florida opened up with one of the most shocking invocations you’ve ever seen. The Vice Mayor extolled the values of atheism, Satanism, paganism, and more. Could you imagine something like this happening twenty years ago? Fifteen? Ten? It was a shocking display, and one that moved Glenn to once more speak out about the values and principles being forgotten in America. WATCH

If athletes really want to protest, here are some stories they could focus on…
Athletes have displayed solidarity with the protestors across the country, angered over the Michael Brown and Eric Garner decisions. Sports have been one of the few remaining places I could escape from the craziness of our day-to-day, the insanity of the news, and whatever other struggles we have going on in our lives and just sit back and enjoy the show. But thankfully, that’s over now, and we can look forward to the game and a message, lecture or political statement. Just think of all the new stories your favorite NFL player could be speaking out about next… MORE

A story of hope in a hopeless world
This morning on radio, Glenn was joined by Darryl and Tracy Strawberry. Some of you may remember Darryl and Tracey were guests of the Glenn Beck Program, covering their own personal addiction and struggles in life. This morning they continued to discuss their ongoing spiritual journey, and past struggles they faced trying to battle their addictions. See why Glenn calls these people “the real deal.” WATCH

Glenn welcomes Betsy Morgan as the new CEO
Yesterday, Glenn circulated a letter amongst his staff at Mercury Radio Arts commending some of the achievements of 2014 and pointing out some changes in 2015. We are excited to share this news with you in a special blog post from Glenn. READ

Christmas Salute: A Veterans Christmas Special
TOMORROW, join Glenn as he salutes our armed forces in our Veterans Christmas Special. If you are a veteran or active-duty service member and would like to be a part of this live audience, please email us attickets@theblaze.com for more details.

How should you REALLY wrap a present? Because let’s admit it – you never get it right….
Do you dread the countless hours you will spend trying to understand how to wrap a present? So do some of the staff at Mercury Radio Arts! And let’s be honest, as much as we try, we cannot make it look as perfect as Martha Stewart. But good news! We have found a video that shares a secret for all those struggling, unfortunate souls. Make your Christmas merrier and make your gifted ones not cringe at the sad excuse you call a wrapped present.WATCH

Join Mercury One in 2015
In 2014, you have helped provide multiple waives of support to our friends in Israel, brought our Miracles and Massacres Museum to life, lifted the spirits of the children at our border, and continued to provide relief to communities recovering from devastation. Join us in 2015 to continue fulfilling the missions we all hold dear. MORE

Steve Jobs. Charles Ponzi. Alger Hiss. Desi Arnaz. Woodrow Wilson. 
You know the names, but do you know their real stories? Glenn’s new historical non-fiction book, DREAMERS AND DECEIVERS, brings ten more true and untold stories to life. This follow-up to the national bestseller MIRACLES AND MASSACRES, puts readers right into the action beside visionaries like Walt Disney and Alan Turing, and villains like Wilson, Hiss, and Upton Sinclair. Find out now why this series has quickly become America’s new go-to history book. Order your copy HERE.

Who do we choose to be?
There were two big stories in the news today that represent the choice facing all Americans. First, a postal worker who decided to steal money from over 2,000 cards out of boredom. Not greed, but boredom. And the other? A woman who donated her modest diamond ring and wedding band to the Salvation Army in hopes that they could use the money from the sales to give needy children a Merry Christmas. Which are we? MORE

‘I am embarrassed’ – Jonathan Gruber’s ‘apology’
Tuesday morning, Jonathan Gruber, a professor of economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, appeared before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee to apologize for insulting comments he made concerning Obamacare. Gruber was quoted in the past stating that Obamacare was passed by the authors taking advantage of the “stupidity of the American voter.” Read more about his apology HERE.

OMG Glenn Beck pits #MANvsDOG in EPIC one night event!
Last night’s Glenn Beck Program presented the epic showdown you’ve been waiting for! Beast vs. Man. Unstoppable Monster vs. Fleshy Chew Toy. Uno vs. Pat Gray! That’s right folks, Glenn’s new best friend came face-to-face with his old best friend. In the immortal words of Maximus: Are you not entertained?!? WATCH

This could be the most offensive episode of Family Guy ever
How does Family Guy plan to celebrate Christmas? By dropping a big lump of coal onto your TV screen. The holiday special for the controversial cartoon wants to be really, really edgy – so they’re ripping off the plot of Judd Apatow’s 2005 sex comedy and adding a big helping of blasphemy. On radio this morning, Glenn read the episode description for the “2,000-Year-Old-Virgin” and reacted the only way that he could. MORE

What happens when Glenn puts on plastic prosthetics and is trapped in a chair for hours on end?
Prosthetic make-up. Stuck in a chair. Head strapped to a 2×4. For hours and hours and hours. That’s what Glenn experienced during the marathon filming sessions for The Man in the Moon. Needless to say, things got a little loopy. Watch what happened next HERE.

Christmas Salute: A Veterans Christmas Special
Join Glenn on Thursday, December 11th, as he salutes our armed forces in our Veterans Christmas Special. If you are a veteran or active-duty service member and would like to be a part of this live audience, please email us attickets@theblaze.com for more details.

It’s official! McDonald’s is now catching up to 1974
McDonald’s has decided to move in a new direction with “create your taste.” This morning on radio, Glenn, Pat, Stu, and Jeffy decided to analyze the “new” (baloney) “create your taste” campaign. Conclusion? It’s Burger King’s “have it your way” campaign from the 1970′s. Having a semblance of a bad day? Then you need to watch this, we dare you not to laugh. WATCH

Did you love Miracles and Massacres? Then you need to read Dreamers and Deceivers.
Glenn’s new historical non-fiction book, DREAMERS AND DECEIVERS, brings ten more true and untold stories to life. This follow-up to the national bestseller MIRACLES AND MASSACRES, puts readers right into the action beside visionaries like Walt Disney and Alan Turing, and villains like Wilson, Hiss, and Upton Sinclair. The new book is on sale now – get your copy HERE.

Support small business this holiday season at The Marketplace by TheBlaze
Shop today for 3 holiday sales: 2 cooking bundles and a ptarmigan in a leather sheath. HERE

 

Tonight on TV: Dog eats man!
On radio today, Glenn reacts to the social media outrage over the Discovery Channel program Eaten Alive, which featured a man claiming to get eaten by a giant Anaconda snake. Turns out, he didn’t make it very far in the process before tapping out and calling for help. Disturbingly, people were not happy with this, they wanted him eaten – as promised! Glenn reacts on radio today. MORE

Is Scott Turner the man to lead the GOP into a new era?
This morning on radio, Glenn was joined by Scott Turner. Turner is a former NFL player for the Redskins, the Broncos and the Chargers, and is currently a Texas state representative, running for Speaker of the House against Joe Strauss. Watch the interview to see Glenn and Turner tackle some hard hitting topics, such as homeschooling, the ongoing protests and the progressive movement. WATCH

TONIGHT: A special look at The Man in the Moon
Tonight at 8pm eastern, TheBlaze TV will air a very special screening of The Man in the Moon with a studio audience. Glenn will also take questions about all the exciting projects currently brewing in the American Dream Labs. Don’t miss this exclusive sneak peek at what’s to come – find out how you can watch HERE.

Glenn reviews The Imitation Game starring Benedict Cumberbatch
Over the weekend, Glenn and Tania got to watch one of the holiday season’s most anticipated new films – The Imitation Game. The story centers around Alan Turning, a forgotten hero of World War II, who helped crack a secret Nazi code, and whose work with computers helped lay the foundation for computer science and artificial intelligence. What did Glenn think of the film? WATCH

SNL parody Star Wars trailer
Something funny from Saturday Night Live? There is a pretty funny revised trailer that features all of the olderStar Wars characters making a return to the latest series. It’s been over 3 decades since the original movie, so what struggles will a much older Han Solo, Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia face? WATCH

Veterans Christmas Special
Join Glenn on Thursday, December 11th, as he salutes our armed forces in our Veterans Christmas Special. If you are a veteran or active-duty service member and would like to be a part of this live audience, please email us attickets@theblaze.com for more details.

Meet Glenn’s new dog – UNO!/“Conversations with Glenn ep. 5”
In a special “conversation with Glenn”, Glenn introduces us to Uno, his new companion, and Ella’s new “boyfriend.” Glenn discusses his love of dogs, why he chose to get a new dog now, and more. WATCH

Did you love Miracles and Massacres? Then you need to read Dreamers and Deceivers.
Glenn’s new historical non-fiction book, DREAMERS AND DECEIVERS, brings ten more true and untold stories to life. This follow-up to the national bestseller MIRACLES AND MASSACRES, puts readers right into the action beside visionaries like Walt Disney and Alan Turing, and villains like Wilson, Hiss, and Upton Sinclair. The new book is on sale now – get your copy HERE.

These 64 seconds of audio puts today’s news into perspective
Sometimes answers come in the most unlikely place, and from the most unlikely messengers. Today, the guys found it in a message from NFL player Benjamin Watson. After a tough loss on the field, Benjamin tuned into some even tougher news – Ferguson, MO was erupting into chaos in the wake of the grand jury declining to indict Darren Wilson. Benjamin took to social media and wrote about the myriad of emotions he felt, but concluded with one of the most inspiring messages to come out of the chaos. WATCH