FDL Book Salon Welcomes Jeff Sharlet, C Street: The Fundamentalist Threat to American Democracy

By: Sunday October 3, 2010 1:59 pm

In 2008, I had the chance to host an FDL book salon with Jeff Sharlet when his book, The Family, was released. Drawing on his experiences living at one of the organization’s houses as well as his significant research into the history of this secretive religious group, Sharlet’s bestselling book exposed us all to this frightening circle of influence.

The Daily Show as Cultural Criticism: Onward, Christian Machismo

By: Thursday May 13, 2010 5:30 pm

It’s ultimately a sad, adolescent view of manhood — Christians as macho soldiers — that reduces men to testosterone-fueled, war-fighting machines.

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Upcoming FDL Book Salons

Saturday, April 26, 2014
2:00 pm Pacific
All the Presidents’ Bankers: The Hidden Alliances that Drive American Power
Chat with Nomi Prins about her new book. Hosted by Bill Black.

Sunday, April 27, 2014
2:00 pm Pacific
Summer of Beer and Whiskey: How Brewers, Barkeeps, Rowdies, Immigrants, and a Wild Pennant Fight Made Baseball America’s Game
Chat with Edward Achorn about his new book. Hosted by Richard Taylor (dakine01).

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