This post originally appeared on Strong Language, a sweary blog about swearing. I recently viewed for the first time Martin Scorsese’s 2013 The Wolf of Wall Street, a rather Shakespearean tale of Jordan Belfort’s excess in money, sex, drugs, and swears, inter alia. Show More Summary
Jordan Belfort, the real "Wolf of Wall Street" is back selling something. This time, however, it's all legal.
From Jesse Livermore’s earliest days in the notorious bucket shops of Boston, to Long Island’s Jordan Belfort, and continuing today and forever more, the financial markets will always attract nefarious characters looking to make a fast Read More...
In recent years, biopics have probably come closer to rivaling the cultural domination of superhero franchises than any other niche genre. The subjects may be as varied as James Brown, Stephen Hawking, and Jordan Belfort, but the format...Show More Summary
Often, when I read articles about sexism in Silicon Valley, I think about Martin Scorsese's movie The Wolf of Wall Street and its lead character, Jordan Belfort, played by Leonardo DiCaprio. This bio-pic became Scorsese's highest-grossing film of all time, and what a film it is, rife with moral depravity. Show More Summary
No, not Jordan Belfort, who claims to be on the straight and narrow. We’re talking about his number 2 at boiler room Stratton Oakmont, Danny Porush. For those who need a quick refresher, he’s the one played by Jonah Hill, who felt the...Show More Summary
“Jordan Belfort style” was how Leonardo DiCaprio was described when it came to his recent bout of partying that seems to mimic the high-flying financial broke lifestyle depicted in the Wolf Of Wall Street where parties get crazy and the women are acting crazy over the men. Show More Summary
Recently, I was listening to Andrew Ferebee's "Knowledge For Men" podcast (which, by the way, I just love), and Ferebee was interviewing Jordan Belfort, the man who The Wolf of Wall Street is based on. I was blown away by something Belfort said regarding goals versus visions. Show More Summary
As if Jordan Belfort’s office speeches in Wolf of Wall Street weren’t ridiculous enough, someone combined 30 seconds of the movie with
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Jordan Belfort (aka the Wolf of Wall Street) went to the 92nd St. Y to talk about how great and innocent and redeemed he is. The whole night was a predictable shit show with casual sexism and the like, but this bit struck me as particularly...Show More Summary
Hundreds of people (mostly men) packed the house at the 92nd Street Y in Manhattan's Upper East Side to see the real-life "Wolf of Wall Street" Jordan Belfort. Belfort is the author of a bestselling, tell-all memoir that chronicled his boozy, drug-fueled high-flying Wall Street lifestyle running 90s-era boiler room Stratton Oakmont. Show More Summary
Margot Robbie made audiences know her name in a big way last year as Jordan Belfort’s second, more glamorous (sorry, Cristin Milioti) and gloriously assertive Brooklynite, lingerie-designing wife in The Wolf of Wall Street. Since then,...Show More Summary
Jordan Belfort — the real life stockbroker and scam artist who inspired "The Wolf of Wall Street" — is teaming up with "Rush Hour" director Brett Ratner and Australian billionaire James Packer to produce and write a “Mad Men”-style TV show about the excess of Wall Street in the 1980s. Show More Summary
Jordan Belfort, aka The Wolf Of Wall Street, is set to give the keynote speech at the annual Digital Dealer Conference & Exposition. For an industry that is trying to shake their slick salesmen and ripoff artist image, some dealers are questioning the choice of speaker. Read more...
I shared this quote on Facebook the other day and I can’t get it out of my mind: “The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it.” ? Jordan Belfort Because I’m currently telling myself another bull$hit story. This [...]
Herbalife's digital media strategy fighting off Bill Ackman's short campaign appears to include comparing the fund manager to Jordan Belfort—a convicted felon who ran a 90s-era boiler room, wrote a best-selling book and had a movie starring...Show More Summary
Let’s be honest, Jordan Belfort or Francis Underwood are not likable fictional characters. Then, why do we still sympathise so much with them when we would normally hate them and show no interest at all in what they do? More »
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