Ann Coulter is the author of seven New York Times bestsellers: Guilty: Liberal Victims and Their Assault on America; If Democrats Had Any Brains, They'd Be Republicans; Godless: The Church of Liberalism; How to Talk to a Liberal (If You Must); Treason: Liberal Treachery From the Cold War to the War on Terrorism; Slander: Liberal Lies About the American Right; and High Crimes and Misdemeanors: The Case Against Bill Clinton.
Coulter is the legal correspondent for Human Events and writes a popular syndicated column for Universal Press Syndicate.
She is a frequent guest on many TV shows, including "The Today Show," "Good Morning America," "The Early Show," "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," "Hannity," "The O'Reilly Factor," "The Glenn Beck Show," "HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher," and has been profiled in numerous publications, including TV Guide, the Guardian (UK), the New York Observer, National Journal, Harper's Bazaar, and Elle magazine. She was the April 25, 2005 cover story of Time magazine.
A Connecticut native, Coulter graduated with honors from Cornell University School of Arts & Sciences, and received her J.D. from University of Michigan Law School, where she was an editor of The Michigan Law Review.
Michael Moore is an Academy Award-winning American filmmaker, author and liberal political commentator. He is the director and producer of Bowling for Columbine, Fahrenheit 9/11, and Sicko, three of the top five highest-grossing documentaries of all time.
In September 2008, he released his first free movie on the Internet, Slacker Uprising, documenting his personal crusade to encourage more Americans to vote in presidential elections. He has also written and starred in the TV shows "TV Nation" and "The Awful Truth."
Moore is a self-described liberal who has criticized globalization, large corporations, assault weapon ownership, the Iraq War, U.S. President George W. Bush and the American health care system in his written and cinematic works. In 2005, Time magazine named him one of the world's 100 most influential people.
Also in 2005, Moore started the annual Traverse City Film Festival in Traverse City, Michigan. In 2008, he closed his Manhattan office and moved it to Traverse City, where he is working on his new film.
Cornel West is a philosopher, author, critic, and civil rights activist. His works include The Ethical Dimensions of Marxist Thought, Race Matters, and The African-American Century: How Black Americans Have Shaped Our Century.
Blaise Zerega comes to FORA.tv from Conde Nast Portfolio where he served as deputy editor and led the magazine's technology coverage. Prior to holding that position, Zerega was managing editor and played a critical role in the launch of both Portfolio.com and the magazine. Both properties have earned the highest industry honors.
Before joining Portfolio, Zerega was the managing editor of WIRED. He helped Wired earn numerous prizes, including a National Magazine Award for General Excellence in 2004 and another for the Single-Topic Issue category in 2002. Wired was also named best magazine in America by the Chicago Tribune in 2004.
Zerega was also the editor of Red Herring magazine, once the bible of Silicon Valley, and the news editor at Forbes ASAP.
Zerega makes frequent media appearances and has been on such programs as Today and The View as well as on NPR and CNN.
He graduated from New York University and received his graduate degree in English from the University of Texas at Austin.
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