Glenn is obsessed with Spider-Man

Glenn goes to a lot of Broadway shows, but he's rarely blown away by a show enough to give an on air review. But on today’s radio show he gave a glowing review for “Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark” and declared it to be the best show he has ever seen.

“This is the best show I've ever seen, bar none.  Heads and shoulders above anything else,” Glenn exclaimed on radio.

Glenn seemed to be most impressed by the quality of the production. “They were doing stuff that I've never seen before.  It starts in the first three minutes like Cirque du Soleil and like you see at Disney.  And then it just goes up from there.  The acting, the acrobatic, the physicality of this is, it's athletics.  It's unbelievable.”

Glenn was blown away by the acrobatics of the actors. He described how at one point, Spider-Man jumped from the stage to the balcony and landed right in front of him, before leaping again from balcony to balcony, flying and fighting. “It's so fast and so amazing,” he said. “You never see it coming.”

“I would pay money to sit behind the scenes and just watch the stage hands,” Glenn said, as he was so impressed with the production. “It is wrong for the theater and for the cast to take a bow and not have the stage hands come out and take a bow.”

“The stage is the eight wonder of the world,” he declared. Glenn described how at one point the Chrysler building comes up and Spider-Man jumps off and the stage moves and suddenly you’re hovering over the city as Spider-Man swings from building to building. “You’ve never seen anything like it.”

It is head and shoulders above anything he has seen in over thirty years of going theater.

Glenn was also a big fan of the story. Anyone who knows Spider-Man knows that the character is rooted in personal tragedy and personal responsibility.  “With great power comes great responsibility,” that’s a message that anyone in this country can take home to their families. The show takes the core of the Spider-Man story and makes it accessible to everyone.

Glenn also loved the music, despite the fact that he’s never been a big U2 fan. He said, “This music was written by Bono and the Edge and it is brilliant.  It is the lyrics; it is hit after hit after hit after hit after hit,” adding, “It is unbelievable music.”

Glenn’s only complaint about the show? He’s mad he didn’t invest in it. “They spent $50 million.  It will have to be sold out for, every ticket, for two years to break even.  My problem with this is I didn't invest.  It will run for two decades.”

“I'm telling you, you go buy your ticket.  You buy your ticket now.  If you're thinking about coming to New York.  Because when this thing opens and gets starting to run, you will not be able to get tickets to this for a year.  This is one of those shows.  This is the ‘Phantom’ of the 21st century.  This is history of Broadway being made.”

Glenn, by chance, sat next to the casting director and at the end of the show leaned over and told him, “You, sir, are part of history.”

Eric Weinstein, managing director of investment firm Thiel Capital and host of "The Portal" podcast, is not a conservative, but he says conservative and center-right-affiliated media are the only ones who will still allow oppositional voices.

On "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week, Eric told Glenn that the center-left media, which "controls the official version of events for the country," once welcomed him, but that all changed about eight years ago when they started avoiding any kind of criticism by branding those who disagree with them as "alt-right, far-right, neo-Nazi, etc.," even if they are coming from the left side of the aisle. But their efforts to discredit critical opinions don't stop there. According to Eric, there is a strategy being employed to destroy our national culture and make sure Americans with opposing views do not come together.

"We're trifling with the disillusionment of our national culture. And our national culture is what animates the country. If we lose the culture, the documents will not save us," Eric said. "I have a very strongly strategic perspective, which is that you save things up for an emergency. Well, we're there now."

In the clip below, Eric explains why, after many requests over the last few years, he finally agreed to this podcast.

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Glenn Beck: Why MLK's pledge of NONVIOLENCE is the key to saving America

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Listen to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s pledge of nonviolence and really let it sink in: "Remember always that the nonviolent movement seeks justice and reconciliation — not victory."

On the radio program, Glenn Beck shared King's "ten commandments" of nonviolence and the meaning behind the powerful words you may never have noticed before.

"People will say nonviolent resistance is a method of cowards. It is not. It takes more courage to stand there when people are threatening you," Glenn said. "You're not necessarily the one who is going to win. You may lose. But you are standing up with courage for the ideas that you espouse. And the minute you engage in the kind of activity that the other side is engaging in, you discredit the movement. You discredit everything we believe in."

Take MLK's words to heart, America. We must stand with courage, nonviolently, with love for all, and strive for peace and rule of law, not "winning."

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Conservatives are between a rock and a hard place with Section 230 and Big Tech censorship. We don't want more government regulation, but have we moved beyond the ability of Section 230 reforms to rein in Big Tech's rising power?

Rachel Bovard, Conservative Partnership Institute's senior director of policy, joined the Glenn Beck radio program to give her thoughts and propose a possibly bipartisan alternative: enforcing our existing antitrust laws.

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Dan Bongino, host of The Dan Bongino Show, is an investor in Parler — the social media platform that actually believes in free speech. Parler was attacked by Big Tech — namely Amazon, Apple, and Google — earlier this week, but Bongino says the company isn't giving up without a fight. In fact, he says, he's willing to go bankrupt over this one.

Dan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he calls a "smear" campaign behind the scenes, and how he believes we can move forward from Big Tech's control.

"You have no idea how bad this was behind the scenes," Dan told Glenn. "I know you're probably thinking ... well, how much worse can the attack on Parler have gotten than three trillion-dollar companies — Amazon, Apple, and Google — all seemingly coordinated to remove your business from the face of the Earth? Well, behind the scenes, it's even worse. I mean, there are smear campaigns, pressure campaigns ... lawyers, bankers, everyone, to get this company ... wiped from the face of the earth. It's incredible."

Dan emphasized that he would not give up without a fight, because what's he's really fighting for is the right to free speech for all Americans, regardless of their political opinions, without fear of being banned, blacklisted, or losing jobs and businesses.

"I will go bankrupt. I will go absolutely destitute before I let this go," he said. "I have had some very scary moments in my life and they put horse blinders on me. I know what matters now. It's not money. It's not houses. It's none of that crap. It's this: the ability to exist in a free country, where you can express your ideas freely."

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