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Thursday, September 13, 2012

An Elusive Filmmaker Who's Riled the Islamic World

I'm on deadlines and will write more when I can, but as demonstrations against the mysterious anti-Muslim film spead, the mysterious and shadowy producer is starting to emerge, and it seems clear that the actors in the film were unaware it had anything to do with Muhammad, which explains why all the religious dialogue appears to have been dubbed.

The multimedia revolution: Salman Rushdie needed a publisher and a hardcover book to anger as many people as these (still mostly anonymous) folks did with bad production values and YouTube.

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