Archive for February, 2010

Origins of The Blind Side

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

ML explains the origins of The Blind Side to Michael Hogan on VanityFair.com

Parmount options ‘Big Short’

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

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.

Goldman Trader Shares Three Big Ideas With Lloyd

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

ML’s latest satirical column on Bloomberg.

Each year, for example, Goldman Sachs might announce a grand national competition, much like “American Idol.” Finalists will appear before a national television audience to be judged by a panel of three  rather ordinary  looking Goldman executives. On stage they will perform various Wall Street tricks: negotiating with Tim Geithner, lobbying the Senate Banking Committee, designing securities that blow up, selling bonds to Germans, etc.

The winner receives a job at Goldman Sachs.