The Strange Universe of Glenn Beck TV

A tour of the conservative icon's online programming, from earnest diatribes to fun chemistry experiments.

In the June issue of The Atlantic, James Parker explores the conservative icon's online television network, GBTV:

There’s “news” and opinion and, inevitably, hours of the maestro himself, on the mic, talking to the camera, rolling and wallowing in airtime like a basking seal. Only Glenn Beck can do what Glenn Beck does.

Here, Parker narrates a few choice scenes, from earnest Beckian diatribes to a lighthearted science show for kids.


Jennie Rothenberg Gritz is a senior editor at The Atlantic, where she edits digital features.

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