Charlie Rose discusses The Big Short with author Michael Lewis.
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Jon Stewart interviews Michael Lewis about his new book The Big Short and the subprime mortgage mess.
Michael Lewis discusses his media diet with The Atlantic Wire’s Nichole Allen.
I don’t tweet, I don’t Twitter, I couldn’t even tell you how to read or where to find a Twitter message. I don’t actually see the point of limiting communication to a haiku. I find the whole effusion of communications technology bewildering. All you have to do is overhear a certain number of cell phone conversations to see that the vast majority of what people say and write to each other is totally pointless. I have an email address and I’m thinking of shutting that down. It’s amazing how overly accessible people are. There’s a lot of communication in my life that’s not enriching, it’s impoverishing.
Michael Lewis was interviewed on NPR’s Fresh Air, 3/16/2010.
ML explains the origins of The Blind Side to Michael Hogan on VanityFair.com
Paramount Pictures has purchased the rights to ML’s upcoming book The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine. Brad Pitt’s Plan B production company is reportedly working on the project.
Latest episode from the “Moneyball” movie debacle: Sony Pictures has tapped screenwriter Aaron Sorkin (of West Wing fame) to quickly rewrite the “Moneyball” script.
Last month, Sony executives canceled the baseball picture — which was set to star Brad Pitt, who remains involved — just days before production, citing dissatisfaction with a rewrite from its director, Steven Soderbergh.
The film’s sudden collapse raised questions about Hollywood’s ability to tackle complex fare in the face of weak industry economics.
Michael Lewis visits Google’s Mountain View, CA headquarters to discuss his book “Home Game: An Accidental Guide to Fatherhood.” This event took place on June 10, 2009, as part of the Authors@Google series.
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From NY Times article, July 1, 2009: Money Worries Kill A-List Film at Last Minute
Just days before shooting was to begin, Sony Pictures pulled the plug on “Moneyball,” a major film project starring Brad Pitt and being directed by Steven Soderbergh.