Sunday, May 16, 2010

Greed Is Good and Everyone's Drinking The Same Kool-Aid

Twenty three years later, it seems that Greed Is Good is still serving the same Kool-Aid. Michael Douglas and Oliver Stone together again, each with new beautiful wives. 

October 19, 1987 (Black Monday), September 29, 2008 and Last Friday 2010: biggest point losses, biggest percentage losses, trillions of dollars lost or misplaced. One wonders if all that money really disappeared or if someone retrieved it.

I don't know what the lesson is here.


  1. really curious about that movie! i guess it's a good blockbuster, hehe! ;)

  2. the separation between film and reality ... hmmmm.

  3. ooh...I can't wait to see it. Forgot how good the old one was. Love the phone.

  4. oh yeah, i'm excited about this film too... michael douglas is such a great sociopath! but i'm surprised they kept him in jail for so long... don't these guys go to coutnry club like prisons?

  5. This reminds me how I need to watch the first Wall Street again. I'll definitely watch this second installment, though I don't know how good it will be. I can't say I believe in money disappearing...


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