Mad As Hell
Following Cenk Uygur's Journey to Internet Stardom

Mad As Hell - Following Cenk Uygur's Journey to Internet Stardom
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An inspiring and interesting doc about the history of the largest online news show in the world. Though Cenk can be a big personality and a bit overbearing at times, I think the fact that employees have stuck with him for 15+ years really says a lot. I love their commitment to delivering news ...Read more

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