It has always struck FishbowlLA that a more productive reaction to Michael Moore from those sitting at the opposite end of the political spectrum would be to adopt some of his clever, humorous filmmaking tactics. Someone who seems to have realized the value of this approach is Ellen Hubbard.
Per an interview on bighollywood.com, Hubbard enlisted Kansas City KCMO AM morning radio host Greg Knapp as her Moore stand-in. His mission: to solicit federal funding for the titutlar Museum of Government Waste.
Hubbard says she began working on the film five years ago with husband Jim. The co-directors were astonished to discover that funding from the government had gone to establishments like the Teapot Museum. Hubbard also tells reporter Christian Toto that she was inspired to take up documentary filmmaking by the citizen-journalism call of Breitbart.com’s founder Andrew Breitbart.
Read the complete bighollywood.com interview here.