If your eyes glaze over whenever someone mentions the stock market ... you're not alone. But, go ahead and un-glaze those orbs for a hot sec and listen up, 'cause we're gonna teach you a thing or two about how to achieve rich-person levels of wealth. Listening? Good. … [Read more...] about Become the Wolf of Wall Street, Own the Stock Trading Game!
The wolf of wall street
"I really believe everyone has a snapshot of themselves from a time when they were young that they’re ashamed of. For me, it’s that 14-year-old overweight and unattractive kid who felt ugly to the world, who listened to hip-hop and who wanted so badly to be accepted by this community of skaters." … [Read more...] about Jonah Hill’s rollercoaster weight journey as he blames fluctuation on yo-yo dieting
DiCaprio beat out Matt Damon (The Martian), Michael Fassbender (Steve Jobs), Bryan Cranston (Trumbo) and 2015 Best Actor winner Eddie Redmaye (The Danish Girl) to win the award. The 41-year-old had been nominated for the award three times previously, in 2004 for The Aviator, in 2006 for Blood Diamond and in 2013 for The Wolf of Wall Street (he's been nominated for five Oscars total). … [Read more...] about We Can Finally Stop Feeling Bad for Leonardo DiCaprio: He Just Won His First Oscar
The Irishman was so expensive that the late Brad Grey passed despite his love of his association with Marty. After all, says a knowledgeable source, Scorsese had gone more than 100 percent over budget on Silence. Only Netflix would take on The Irishman, and whether the streamer thinks it got its money’s worth is known only within its secretive walls. (Netflix supposedly was in the mix for Killers, but it's hard to say whether the streamer's heart was really in that battle.) … [Read more...] about Behind Scorsese’s ‘Killers’ Apple Deal: $200M+ Budget, “Low-Risk” for Paramount
Seated in his spacious and technologically advanced stretch limo, he asks to be driven to a barbershop, ignoring the advice of a security officer who worries about heavy traffic because of a presidential visit. The limo stutters across town and on the way, Packer has a rendezvous with his wife, a liaison with another woman, and meetings with medical and company officials. He witnesses a violent and prolonged anti-capitalist protest, attends the funeral of a beloved Sufi rap star, and is targeted by a “pastry assassin”. All along, he bets against the rise of the yen until he meets his nemesis, a disgruntled ex-employee. … [Read more...] about Reading Don Delillo’s ‘Cosmopolis’ during social and financial uncertainty