Can we get Keira Knightley as the next Dagny Taggart?

Two words for you: Keira Knightley. I am a huge fan of Atlas Shrugged, and I am watching with fascination as the casts (multiple casts for the three-part series of the movie) are revealed for each part of the trilogy. First there was Angelina Jolie, then Charlize Theron, even thoughts of Kim Basinger. I like […]

Mark Talks with Dennis Miller on Dennis Miller Radio

Dennis Miller interviews Mark David Henderson on The Dennis Miller Radio Show. You may have seen it already, but The Dennis Miller Show this week! (Actually, it was recorded, so I have a pretty good idea what we’re “going to talk about.”) Before I went on the show, I was anticipating… And, I’m a little […]

Who else is excited about Atlas Shrugged Part III ?

There is a good discussion of Atlas Shrugged Part II on The third part is coming out in 2014. The producers of parts 1 and 2 are working on it now. There is a website (Atlas Shrugged Movie) and a forum (Galt’s Gulch Online) that you can pass along your thoughts and suggestions.I encourage […]

What Do Lolita and Freakonomics Have in Common? –

Interesting commentary on the Freakonomics Opinion blog of the NYTimes. First thought: This is the third or fourth time I have seen references to Ayn Rand on this blog. Second thought: It’s interesting to discover the perspective of someone I respect voice an opinion about Ayn Rand and Objectivism. When I read a good argument, […]

Agree More Than Disagree

More than one person has said that Christians and Objectivists agree more often than they disagree. I think that conclusion depends a great deal on context. It’s true that an Objectivist has less in common with an atheist relativist than a Christian, but that may be more relevant in some topic discussions than in others. […]

Keynes v Hayek: Round 2

The continuing debate between the economic philosophies of Keynes and Hayek is being played out in our political discussions about the economy, and the actions that surround them. I have attached Round 2 ( here: This video is a sequel to an earlier version ( Become a fan! Visit

Reviews of Atlas Shrugged, Part 1

Based on my observations (for six years, I was paid to analyze the U.S. media industry by the European investment bank I worked for in New York), the general sentiment of the media is against capitalism. Most of my readers would agree. So, it’s not surprising to me that the media has panned Atlas Shrugged, Part […]

Grassroots Marketing !?!

The “picture of the day” from the Atlantic Mobile, where FreedomWorks President and CEO says this about the approach of Atlas Shrugged, Part 1 producers’ unorthodox promotional tactics. FreedomWorks, the Washington-based tea party organization headed by former House Majority Leader Dick Armey, R-Texas, has undertaken a massive campaign to push the movie into as many […]