My pet goatMichael Moore — award-winning documentarian/New York Times bestselling author/highly-outspoken-social-activist/overall-awesome-human-being — will be coming to UC Berkeley’s Wheeler Hall this evening.

The genius behind “Sicko,” “Bowling For Columbine” and “Fahrenheit 9/11,” (all Clog favorites) will be discussing and signing his new book, “Here Comes Trouble.”

The discussion takes place at 8 p.m. Tickets are still available online only, and are priced at a measly $5 for students and $7 for the general public (plus a $1 order fee).

No word yet on whether he’ll be reading from the classic, “My Pet Goat.”

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Charles Ferguson is no stranger to the political exposé. His first documentary, “No End in Sight,” garnered numerous accolades and an Oscar nomination in 2008 for its investigative look at the Iraqi war — specifically, at how the Bush Administration had been, and still was, effing things up.

Last night, the Clog fought tooth and nail (or stood in line for about an hour) to attend the PFA’s premier screening of Ferguson’s second and latest documentary: “Inside Job,” which breaks down the 2008 global financial crisis to its bare-boned roots of government corruption and economic fraud, in no uncertain or remotely subdued terms.

The work is, in a word, dramatic. That it opens with read more »