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My New Book is Now Available for Purchase

story © Michael Betancourt | published February 7, 2013 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



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My book, The History of Motion Graphics: From Avant-Garde to Industry in the United States, is now available on amazon.com.

There is also a hard cover edition, appropriate for libraries....






 
Russia Today - Episode 199, the Keiser Report, "Live and Let Fail"

story © Michael Betancourt | published October 20, 2011 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



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Max Keiser interviews me in the second half of the show, and we discuss the current #OWS movement and the role of agnotology in causing the current crisis and protest.

Go see Episode 199:

This week Max Keiser and co-host, Stacy Herbert, talk about the European penny drops as more banks need more bailouts while the public debt clock ticks up to $40 trillion. In the second half of the show, Max Keiser interviews Michael Betancourt about the threat that Occupy Wall Street presents to our modern form of capitalism that relies on ignorance and passivity in the population in order to operate schemes of fraud and bubbles.






 
Incite #3: New Ages

story © Michael Betancourt | published October 19, 2011 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



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The third issue of avant-garde media magazine Incite has some of its contents posted and is using KickStarter as a way to help raise the money needed to publish this year.

Lots of good stuff in this one, worth taking a look; I have something in this issue, so I am biased.






 
George Orwell-themed sticker

story © Michael Betancourt | published July 28, 2011 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



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This is for a ,a href="http://www.cinegraphic.net/article.php?story=20111107070732173">sticker event that's planned for later this year:




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I have an iPhone app = Business "Card"

story © Michael Betancourt | published June 26, 2011 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



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And you can have it too. It's free. Here's the QR code to get it: